Roaring River State Park Links

Come to the Ozarks and enjoy excellent trout fishing

in the beautiful Missouri trout parks


Tim's Fly Shop   Tim Homesley has been fishing Roaring River State Park for about 31 years now, and for the last 17 years has fished an average of 300 days per year. He is widely recognized as an authority on the area's streams and lakes, and his reputation is obviously well-deserved.  His fly shop is located just outside Roaring River State Park and is an excellent source of up-to-the-minute fishing information, tackle, and equipment. Tim's Fly Shop has much to offer you, including fly fishing and fly casting instruction, complete guide service, rods, lines, flies (including all the special local patterns), fly tying materials, gadgets, and more. The Web site of Tim's Fly Shop contains much of interest, including Tim's Roaring River Fishing Report. Phone (417) 847-4956.

Roaring River State Park  Web site of Jim Rogers, concessionaire at Missouri's Roaring River State Park. Phone numbers - CCC Lodge (park store): (417) 847-4971. Reservations:  (800) 334-6946.  Emory Melton Inn & Conference Center (417) 847-2330.   

Roaring River Hatchery Centennial  The Roaring River Hatchery marks its 100th Anniversary in 2010.  Retiring Hatchery Manager Jerry Dean has written an excellent article about it, which you want to read. 

USGS Water Data  Real-time water data for Roaring River at Roaring River State Park.

Cassville Democrat Online  The Cassville newspaper's Internet website. Be sure to check out hatchery manager Jerry Dean's "Roaring River Happenings" blog for the latest information about Roaring River State Park.  

Roaring River  Jerry Dean's excellent article from the April, 1999 issue of The Conservationist magazine, published on the Internet by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Roaring River Theater and Events Center   Come hear and see The Best of Branson Band featuring the belly laughing comedy of Chisai Childs, singer-songwriter Mark Allen, and Ms. Country Music America Susan Hudson Carman.  Just a mile north of Roaring River State Park on Highway 112 south.  Check their website for upcoming events!  Or, call 417-846-0222 for more details. 

Thomas M. Sayman Photography  Interesting biographical information about Thomas M. Sayman, the gentleman who donated Roaring River to the State of Missouri in 1928.

Roaring River Hatchery and Trout Park  Part of the Missouri Department of Conservation's "MDC Online."  Has a large amount of interesting information that you won't want to miss.

Roaring River Trout Park Map  Online map of Roaring River State Park provided online by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Roaring River Informational Brochure  Excellent overview of Roaring River, provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation.

Regulations  Trout Fishing Regulations for Roaring River State Park, provided by the Missouri Department of Conservation

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

Cassville Golf Club     The Cassville Golf Club is conveniently located on Highway 112 South, a short drive from Roaring River State Park.  This outstanding golf club is ranked in the top ten by the Kansas City Star as one of the finest golf courses open to the public in the state of Missouri. A visit to the Cassville Golf Club makes an excellent addition to your vacation and is sure to be enjoyed by your entire family. Phone (417) 847-2399.

City of Cassville  The website of the "City of Seven Valleys" Cassville, Missouri. 

Monett Times  The Monett newspaper occasionally carries articles about Roaring River that you may be interested in.

Cassville Motels  Roaring River area lodging information from the Internet Lodging Directory.

Lazy Eagle Resort   Located just 8 miles from Roaring River State Park, the Lazy Eagle Resort is a family-owned motel catering to folks who want to get away for a little peace and quiet.  The Lazy Eagle Resort Web site has a lot of useful information, including information about nearby services and recreational opportunities that you will find to be very helpful. Telephone (417) 271-3390.

Park Cliff   Roaring River's newest cabin getaway. Phone (417) 236-5902.

Roaring River Baptist Church   Roaring River Baptist Church is conveniently located in Eagle Rock, Missouri, a short distance from Roaring River State Park. Phone (417) 847-2091.

Barry County Museum  The Barry County Museum may be reached at (417) 847-1640, or you can write them at 700 East Highway 248, P.O. Box 338, Cassville, MO  65625. 

Roaring River Parks Alliance  The Roaring River Parks Alliance is a nonprofit citizens group dedicated to the preservation and protection of Roaring River State Park. Visit their website to learn more about their efforts, to join, or to make a tax-deductible contribution. 

Mark Twain National Forest Cassville Ranger District  The Cassville Ranger District encompasses some 70,000 national forest acres in Barry and Stone Counties, and includes both developed recreation areas and dispersed recreation areas. The developed recreation areas include Big Bay Campground, Big Bay Picnic Ground and Boat Ramp, and Shell Knob Recreation Area. The dispersed recreation areas include Sugar Camp Scenic Drive (Forest Road 197), Onyx Picnic Area, and Piney Creek Wilderness. If you have questions concerning the use of Mark Twain National Forest lands, you can write, stop by, or give them a call. The address of the Cassville Ranger District is P.O. Box 310, Hwy. 248 East, Cassville, Missouri 65625, and their telephone number is (417) 847-2144. 

Piney Creek Wilderness  Located just 20 miles east of Cassville, the Piney Creek Wilderness features 13 miles of trails encompassing 8,100 acres of forest. The North trailhead has a parking area, bathroom facilities (no water), tent pads with fire rings, hitching posts for horses, and the Piney Lookout Tower.  The South trailhead has a small parking area.

Mountain Maid of Roaring River  The story of Miss Jeanne Wallace, "Mountain Maid of Roaring River."

Paradise Valley Resort  Paradise Valley Resort is a member-owned RV park located adjacent to Roaring River State Park. Call them at (417) 847-3245, or write to them at Paradise Valley Camping Club, Inc., RR-4, Box 4105, Cassville, MO  65625.

Cassville Chamber of Commerce   The Cassville, Missouri Chamber of Commerce web page.  Phone (417) 847-2814.

Fisherman's Haven Resort   Fisherman's Haven Resort is located on Table Rock Lake, making it easy for you to enjoy Roaring River, Eureka Springs, Branson, and Silver Dollar City.  Phone (417) 271-3599.

Stone Meadow Resort  Stone Meadow Resort offers private cottages, walking trails, horseshoes, outdoor chess, and bird watching.  Call them at (479) 253-6118, or write them at 57 CR 242, Eureka Springs, AR  72631.

Cassville Budget Inn  The Cassville Budget Inn is located on Highway 112 South, just minutes away from Roaring River State Park.  Call them at (417) 847-4196. 

Roaring River Resort   Roaring River Resort is located at the North entrance to Roaring River State Park. Telephone (417) 847-3235.

Cedar Hill Cottage  The Cedar Hill Cottage offers accommodations for 8 to 10 people and is located near Roaring River State Park on Highway F.  If you would like more information, call them at (417) 271-9524 or write to Jack & Linda Gannaway, HC 81 Box 8914, Eagle Rock, Mo 65641.  

Cassville Motor Inn The Cassville Motor Inn is a quaint family owned and operated lodge with fifteen rooms and ten RV spots.  Located at 85 Main Street, Cassville, Missouri.  Telephone (417) 847-6235. 

Rock Village Court  Rock Village Court offers cabins and RV parking just 2 miles from Roaring River State Park on Highway 112.  Phone them at (417) 847-2323.

Super 8 Motel - Cassville  The Super 8 Motel of Cassville is located at the intersection of Highway 37 and 76/86.  For more information, you can reach them at (417) 847-4888. 

Deer Run Cabins  Deer Run Cabins are located about ten minutes from Roaring River State Park.  Telephone (417) 850-7483. 

Royal W Resort  The Royal W Resort is under new ownership and has been upgraded significantly.  For information, call them at (417) 847-2903 or write them at Rt. 4, Box 4025, Cassville, MO  65625. 

Private Development 1836-1929 at Roaring River State Park  Article by Senator Emory Melton that originally appeared in Volume 5, No. 12 of the White River Historical Quarterly.  

Cassville Map  Map of Cassville, Missouri from MapQuest.

Oakhill Court   Oakhill Court invites you to visit either their quaint cabins or their fully equipped RV park, and to let them show you a wonderful vacation. Oakhill Court, Route 4 Box 4209, Cassville, Missouri 65625. Phone (417) 847-0291. 

Mo-Net  Web site of Mo-Net, Inc. "Connecting the Community."

Promised Land Zoo  This drive-through park and petting zoo is relatively new to the Roaring River area, and breeds many rare and endangered species to help keep them from becoming extinct. When you visit, a small admission fee is charged to support this process and help feed the animals. Promised Land Zoo continues to develop and expand, with new features and animals to see every time you visit. They now have a bed and breakfast.  Come and enjoy some of God's most magnificent creations at Promised Land. Located on Table Rock Lake about 15 minutes from Roaring River State Park, their address is HCR 01, Box 1086, Eagle Rock, MO 65641. Telephone (417) 271-3324. 

Sarah's Lodge & Campground  Sarah's Lodge & Campground is located at 61201 Farm Road 1150, Cassville, MO 65625.  Telephone (417) 846-0071.

Important Events of the Civil War and Barry County  Ted Roller's Web site is loaded with interesting information about the Roaring River area's past.

One Week in Cassville During the Civil War  Interesting article about Cassville from the White River Valley Historical Quarterly, written by Senator Emory Melton.

Civil War Days in Barry County  Another article about Cassville you may want to see, written by Senator Emory Melton.

Barry County Courthouse  Some background information on Barry County's historic courthouse.

Roaring River Cove Hardwoods Natural Area  This 120-acre natural area is owned by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources. The Roaring River Cove Hardwoods Natural Area features old-growth stands of forest and limestone ledges on deeply dissected cherty hills.  Over 60 bird species have been recorded from this area.

National Register of Historic Places  Roaring River has several structures that are registered on the National Register of Historic Places.

Roaring River Spring Falls  Michele Maki's home page includes photos of Roaring River Spring.

Hiking Roaring River State Park This website includes information and photos about Roaring River.

Diving Roaring River Spring  Images taken by Jeff  Quam, Steve Langston, Don Langston, and Marvin Bower during a dive to the bottom of Roaring River Spring.

Ozark Chronicles  Matt Tucker's Web site includes photos and information about Roaring River State Park.

ECW Architecture in Missouri State Parks 1933-1942  Interesting National Register of Historic Places information.

Ozark Chinquapin Foundation   If you've been to Roaring River, you've probably visited or at least driven by the Ozark Chinquapin Nature Center.  Do you know what an Ozark Chinquapin actually is, though?  Check out the website of the Ozark Chinquapin Foundation to find out. 


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