Montauk State Park Links

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Montauk Lodge  The Dorman L. Steelman Lodge is located in Montauk State Park and has motel rooms, bedroom cabins, housekeeping cabins, and an air conditioned meeting room for groups.  They are open seven days a week, and have a snack bar, a dining room, catering, cocktails, firewood, propane, ice, tackle, groceries, fishing licenses, tourist information, sweatshirts, hats, crafts, and souvenirs. Phone (800) 334-6946 or (573) 548-2434.

Montauk Trout Park Map  Map of Montauk State Park provided online by the Missouri Department of Conservation. 

Fishing the Ozarks   Darrell and Bonnie Bentley's site contains loads of Missouri fishing information, including good coverage of Montauk State Park.  Be sure to also visit their Secret Bait site located at

Montauk State Park  The Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Montauk State Park Web page.

USGS Water Data   Real-time water data for the Current River at Montauk State Park.

Licking Chamber of Commerce  Web site of the Licking, Missouri Chamber of Commerce.  Phone 573-674-2510. 

Licking, Missouri  Website of the City of Licking.

Reed's Cabins  - Reed's Cabins is located on Highway 119 about 1/2 mile before you get to Montauk State Park, and are the first drive on the left after you pass Montauk Baptist Church. In a quiet, relaxed, country setting, they have 17 housekeeping cabins & 1 mobile home with fully-equipped kitchens including microwaves, as well as individually controlled heat & air. There is an outdoor swimming pool for guests to enjoy. Their store carries fishing tackle, groceries, Fresh made Deli sandwiches and Grill, Hunts Bros. Buffet-Style Pizza, Ice, Wood, Beer, they fill propane tanks, and more. They also offer yearly and monthly trailer storage for those who would rather not haul back and forth. For reservations, you can call Art & Kelly Fackert at 573-548-2222, write to them at: Reed's Cabins, Rt. 5, Box 332, Salem, MO 65560. Or you can make your reservations on-line by going to their Web site and go to availability.
Happy Pappy's Montauk RV Park & Store  Happy Pappy's Montauk RV Park & Store is located just outside Montauk State Park at 119 and VV.  The store has a full tackle shop as well as ice, soda, beer, grocery, and personal items. Give them a call at 573-548-7777 or email at

Bo's Hollow  Bo's Hollow is a nostalgic 1930s village located only two miles south of Montauk State Park. You can e-mail them at, write them at 22516 Bo's Hollow Lane, Salem, Missouri 65560, or call them at (573) 548-2429. 

Rocky J Ranch  Rocky J Ranch is located just three miles from Montauk State Park and offers very affordable one-hour guided horse trail rides. You can e-mail owners Julia and John Abbot at or call them at (573) 548-3350.

Scenic Rivers Inn - This motel is located at 209 South Highway 63, Licking, Missouri.  Call them at 573-674-4809. 

Montauk Springs   Jo Schaper shares some interesting facts about the springs at Montauk State Park.

Salem Missouri Web Site   Not far from Montauk State Park is Salem, Missouri, "The Gateway to the Ozark Riverways." 

Resources to Explore: Montauk State Park   Article by Missouri Department of Natural Resources Naturalist Jamin Bray that appeared in the Fall 2000 issue of Missouri Resources magazine.

Welcome to Dent County   Jerry Holland's USGenWeb Page welcomes you to Dent County.

Akers Ferry Canoe Rental   The Akers Ferry Canoe Rental and Jason Place Campground have much to offer you, including float trips on the Current River, camping, cabins, swimming pool, dining, general store, hot showers, modern restrooms and electric hook-ups. Phone (573) 858-3224.

Jadwin Canoe Rental   The Jadwin Canoe Rental offers pleasant, shaded campsites and quality canoes on the Current River for floats from 8 to 94 miles. Call them at (800) 937-4837.

Larimore's   Steve and Linda Larimore offer you quality camping and canoe floats on the Current River. Telephone (800) 297-3345.

Two Rivers Canoe Rental   Float trips on the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers wind through the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Phone (888) 833-4931.

Holiday Inn Express  The Holiday Inn Express Salem has 65 rooms, indoor pool, and more.  Located at 1200 South Highway 19, Salem, Missouri. Telephone (573) 729-4700. 

Ranch Motel  The Ranch Motel of Salem is located at 5400 Ranch Motel Drive, Salem, Missouri.  Phone (573) 729-3157

Licking Motels and Hotels  This page will help you find lodging in Licking.

Salem Motels and Hotels   This page will help you find lodging in Salem.

Current River & Jack's Fork River Homepage  Steve King's Web site.

Trade Winds   Trade Winds R.V. Park and Campground is located just six miles north of Montauk State Park. (573) 674-2139.

Pinecrest Campground and RV Park  This campground was closed for about 12 years, and in 2005 new owners re-opened it.  Pinecrest Campground and RV Park is located about 3 miles from Montauk State Park on YY Highway, and is about 1 mile from Baptist Camp on the Current River.  Pinecrest combines an equestrian and angling environment.  Reservations welcomed but not required.  5466 Highway YY, Salem, Missouri 65560.  Telephone (573) 548-3322.

River Birch Lane   This bed and breakfast is located about ten miles from Montauk State Park.  Route 5, Box 454, Salem, MO  65560. Phone (573) 729-6965.

Country Inn Motel   The Country Inn Motel is located at the junction of Highway 63 and Highway 32.  Address: 201 West Highway 32, Licking, Missouri. Telephone:  (573) 674-3466. 

Ozark Chinquapin Foundation   Montauk Naturalist Steve Bost is very knowledgeable about many different topics, including the Ozark Chinquapin tree.  Be sure to check out the website of the Ozark Chinquapin Foundation to learn more! 

Montauk 2010 Catch-and-Keep Season Opening Day  Video of Governor Nixon's participation in the 2010 Opener at Montauk State Park



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