state park: Surprising Encounters at State Park in Osage Beach - 06/12/09 01:34 PM
You just never know who you’ll run into! I stopped by the State Park in Osage Beach the other day to eat my lunch and to enjoy the sun - which had been more than a little elusive these past few weeks.  Pulling up to one of the picnic tables I heard something rumbling around inside a trash bin.   Curious,  I softly honked my horn, hoping to stir the animal’s curiosity as well.    Immediately this little character popped up.

He  took a quick look, and then dropped back down into the can to continue his business.    I was so tickled at this encounter  I just sat quietly in … (0 comments)

state park: Ha Ha Tonka State Park - 02/03/09 02:58 AM
Snapshots from a winter stroll After days of subfreezing temperatures last week, I took advantage of a pretty day Sunday afternoon to walk around at Ha Ha Tonka, located on the western south western tip of the Lake of the Ozarks.   I was struck throughout the afternoon by the quiet there.  I would pass  people on trails now and then, and see an occasional fisherman at the water’s edge, but mostly there was only the sound of birds and rippling waters.  Absent the lush greens and vibrant colors of other seasons, I saw how the winter season at Ha Ha Tonka … (0 comments)

state park: Ha Ha Tonka State Park Castle Ruins - 10/31/08 09:33 AM

European-style castle ruins resting upon the highest bluff in the Lake area is the focal point of one of Missouri's most fascinating state parks.

Built originally by a Kansas City businessman the castle was first utilized as a mansion retreat, and later as a hotel. Gutted by fire in the 1940's, and purchased by the State of Missouri in the 1970's, the castle ruins inspire awe when viewed by land or water or sky.
Located just 5 miles from Camdenton's Town Square, Ha Ha Tonka state park is a geographical wonderland of rock formations, bluffs, caves, sinkholes, hiking trails, … (1 comments)

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