Dogwood Canyon


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About Dogwood Canyon

Sitting on 2,220 acres in the middle of the Ozarks spanning the Missouri-Arkansas border sits the Dogwood Canyon Nature Park.

Located right off Highway 86, just south of Branson, Missouri – this is one of the most beautiful nature parks to be found anywhere!

The outdoor activities are endless as you are able to choose from a variety of things to do while you are visiting us.  Dogwood Canyon offers self-guided walking and biking tours, trout fishing, horseback riding, and guided tram tours, so there is something for everyone in your family or group to enjoy!

Left largely untouched as to preserve the area’s natural beauty, you can explore an area filled with Native American history and feel what is was like when European settlers first entered the area.

Grab a bite to eat at the Outdoor Cage or shop the on-site general store to pick up some souvenirs or gifts.  It is such a beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors that you might also want to consider staying overnight in one of the private log cabins that are located on the property!

Come and enjoy the beautiful Ozarks outdoors at one of the area’s most scenic and serene locations at Dogwood Canyon, just south of Branson!

  • Horseback Riding

    Our horseback trails offer a scenic, leisurely ride exploring ridges and hollows that are not seen by tram or from the walking and biking trail. Reservations are strongly recommended for this one hour ride. Also offered is Jr. Horseback Riding, a 15-minute ride is available for children ages 3 to 9.

  • Trout Fishing

    One of Dogwood Canyon’s greatest appeals is the sparkling, spring-fed water that is home to our beautiful rainbow trout. We offer half-day guided catch and release fishing, fly casting clinics, two day fly-fishing schools and hourly opportunities to keep or release. No license or trout stamp is required. Tackle and rental rods are available. Expertise, fishing pressure and seasonal conditions all affect your level of success.

  • Biking

    Our beautiful walking trail is also shared by bikers and we offer a selection of bikes for the entire family as well as trail-a-bikes and kiddie carts for our youngest guests. Bikes are rented on a first come, first served basis.

  • Tram Tours

    Our specially designed open-air trams allow guests to ride in comfort across our many custom bridges and low water crossings. Experienced guides enhance your adventure with an informative glimpse into both natural and cultural history. As you cruise the canyon floor, you’ll be introduced to Indian Burial Cave and Great Spirit Rock Shelter, where archaeologists made some fascinating discoveries. Reservations are strongly recommended.

    • Wildlife Tour
      The Wildlife Tour provides a comprehensive journey into this special property, taking about 2 hours. You will travel beyond the Glory Hole into the more rugged reaches of the canyon, cross the Arkansas border, and ascend some 300 feet to our bison, elk, and longhorn pastures. When possible, your driver will bring you very close to these majestic creatures while sharing facts about their heritage and habitat.
  • Walking

    Our round-trip paved trail covers 6 1/2 miles and is relatively level. It guides you past beautiful limestone bluffs and tumbling waterfalls, over bridges formed of native stone or hand-crafted of wrought iron, and even a covered bridge of Amish construction. Our beautiful rainbow trout swim in clear spring-fed waters, easily visible as you pass by. We are a wilderness park and you may expect to see a variety of native wildlife, your best chance being earlier in the morning. Allow plenty of time to absorb the beauty that surrounds you at any season of the year. A printed guide will interpret the history of the canyon. Stroller rentals are available for $6.00.

For questions, information, or reservations:
Call now: 1 (800) 504-0115
Local: (417) 544-1944
We're open 7 days a week! (8:00 am - 10:00 pm)

Attraction Location

: 2038 West State Hwy 86, Lampe, MO 65681 Back To Top

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3 Comments & Reviews


  1. Mar says:

    Fantastic adventure & worth the trip! Every visit to Branson for us includes a trip to this incredible nature preserve. Tram rides are fun & the guides are eager to share stories of this historic areas secrets locked in limestone caves along the trails. some folks visit this area for shows but we visit this prestine park & feel our dime is well spent.

  2. Rena P. says:

    Our family did the tram tour, the guide was great! It was a good time, and so beautiful. We were there in early spring so, not much in the way of plants and flowers, but still very pretty. I would recommend going to see this place.

  3. Barbara Y. says:

    This place is gorgeous but we were disappointed that it was a bit of a drive from Branson, and the fact that you have to pay to do every little thing. We spent a lot more money than I would expect for going to a park.

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Travel Tip: Branson attractions are very popular, call now to book!
For questions, information, or reservations:
Call now: 1 (800) 504-0115
Local: (417) 544-1944
We're open 7 days a week! (8:00 am - 10:00 pm)
All offers, special requests, and pricing are based on availability and subject to change. Page last updated: November 14, 2013

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