It’s the perfect time to enjoy the great outdoors in Branson. The weather is warm, the water is cold, and the activities are plentiful. Visitors can enjoy hiking, biking, camping, canoeing, kayaking, horseback riding, bass and trout fishing, hunting, trap and skeet shooting, spelunking, rock climbing and other recreational activities in the Ozarks.
There are several open and gorgeous hiking trails worth visiting. The Mark Twain National Forest is home to Piney Creek Wilderness and the Hercules Glades Wilderness, which offer some of the most scenic country in the area. Visitors have more than 75,000 acres of national forest in Stone and Taney Counties.
What is “geocaching?” It’s a high-tech scavenger hunt game using GPS coordinates. There are a vast number of treasure locations in the Branson/Lakes Area. Interested players can visit https://geocaching.com and get a list of waypoints, or latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates, representing cache locations in the Branson/Lakes Area.
Are you a thrill seeker? Ziplining is a great way to get that adrenaline pumping! There are a variety of zipline adventures available in the Branson area. The most popular choice for ziplining in the area is the Branson Zipline Canopy Tours. They offer tours which traverse a series of ziplines interconnected via sky bridges, walkways and platforms. Indian Point Zipline features six ziplines that offer awe-inspiring views of Table Rock Lake. They are currently offering a Groupon deal, so take advantage while supplies last! Parakeet Pete’s Waterfront Zipline is a little more laid back. Unlike traditional ziplines, there is no harness or gear. Visitors just sit back in the chair and buckle up. And you don’t have to take the tour alone! Parakeet Pete’s features side-by-side seats so you can share the experience.
Parakeet Pete’s also offers guests a unique hot air balloon experience. The Steam Punk Balloon lets you float 188 feet above Branson Landing where you get a 360-degree bird’s eye view of Lake Taneycomo and the Ozark Mountains. Branson Balloon offers the experience of viewing the Ozarks from above.
If you’re more of a relaxed adventurer, Branson is home of some of the most stunning, award-winning golf courses in the nation. With courses suitable for every skill level, there’s no shortage of green for the novice and experienced player.
We are open and taking proper measures to keep everyone safe and healthy. The campground features 158 sites, 136 that are pull-thru, with full hookups, WiFi and cable TV included. Offices are open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call 800-671-4399.