Osage Beach, MO

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Osage Beach showing a lake or waterhole and a sunset
Choose from ample recreational activities, such as fishing, boating, parasailing, riding horses, golf, swimming and sunbathing at this lakeside community.

Water-based activities abound in the community of Osage Beach stretching along the shores of man-made Lake of the Ozarks. Join a tour on the lake or rent a boat to steer your own adventure.

Originally known as Zebra, Osage Beach was first established in 1886. When the Bagnell Dam was completed in 1931, creating the man-made Lake of the Ozarks, the local post office was rebuilt at a cliff overlooking the new lake and the name Osage Beach was adopted. With its position at the heart of Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach is a popular summer vacation spot. Join the summer population swell.

The biggest attraction in town is Lake of the Ozarks. Sign up for waterskiing or wakeboarding lessons, take a narrated boat cruise or rent a pontoon boat and explore independently.

The 92-acre (37-hectare) Osage Beach City Park backs onto the lakefront. Fish in the park’s stocked pond, let the kids enjoy the playground or kick a ball at the park’s soccer fields. This park is adjacent to the much larger Lake of the Ozarks State Park, which contains swimming beaches as well as hiking, biking, horseback riding and cycling trails. Look for the park’s landmark Swinging Bridge. Park nearby and walk across the wobbly structure.

During nice weather, venture to one of the area’s golf courses to hone your skills. Osage Beach has many courses to choose from, including Bear Creek Valley Golf Club, Osage National Golf Club and The Oaks Golf Club at Tan Tar A Resort.

On rainy days, take shelter at the indoor Timber Falls Water Park. Speed down the twin slides, float along the lazy river and relax in the hot tub. Osage Beach Premium Outlets featuring discounted merchandise is another good wet-weather activity.

Osage Beach straddles Camden and Miller counties in central Missouri. It is about a 45-minute drive from Jefferson City and Lebanon. Rent a car for the best way to get around.

Red Roof Inn Osage Beach - Lake of the Ozarks
Red Roof Inn Osage Beach - Lake of the Ozarks
2 out of 5
5927 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO, 65065
The price is $71 per night from Feb 5 to Feb 6
$71
per night
Feb 5 - Feb 6
Stay at this business-friendly hotel in Osage Beach. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff ...
3.7/5 Good! (524 reviews)
"We enjoyed our overnight at the Inn. The staff is very friendly. The breakfast is nice with a good selection."

Reviewed on Jan 2, 2023

Red Roof Inn Osage Beach - Lake of the Ozarks
Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks
Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks
3 out of 5
494 Tan Tar A Drive, Osage Beach, MO, 65065
The price is $134 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
$134
per night
Jan 28 - Jan 29
Stay at this 3-star spa resort in Osage Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 3 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
4/5 Very Good! (1,005 reviews)
"Romantic enough for my Boyfriend to Purpose to me"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2023

Margaritaville Lake Resort Lake of the Ozarks
Days Inn by Wyndham Osage Beach Lake of the Ozarks
Days Inn by Wyndham Osage Beach Lake of the Ozarks
2 out of 5
4755 Osage Beach Parkway, Osage Beach, MO, 65065
The price is $81 per night from Feb 2 to Feb 3
$81
per night
Feb 2 - Feb 3
Stay at this hotel in Osage Beach. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. Popular ...
3.6/5 Good! (753 reviews)
"Hgrethhre"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2023

Days Inn by Wyndham Osage Beach Lake of the Ozarks
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
LOCATION, LOCATION, AND LOCATION!
LOCATION, LOCATION, AND LOCATION!
Osage Beach, MO
Stay at this condo in Osage Beach. Enjoy a water park, WiFi, and onsite parking. Popular attractions Osage Beach Premium Outlets and Miner Mike's Inc are located ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (32 reviews)
"Fantastic views of the lake near everything"

Reviewed on Dec 31, 2022

LOCATION, LOCATION, AND LOCATION!
Brett's Oasis Private Lake House in Margaritaville
Brett's Oasis Private Lake House in Margaritaville
Osage Beach, MO
Stay at this vacation home in Osage Beach. Enjoy WiFi, onsite parking, and barbecue grills. Popular attractions Jolly Mon Indoor Water Park and Ozark Distillery ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (31 reviews)
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"Very relaxing, clean, comfortable"

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2022

Brett's Oasis Private Lake House in Margaritaville
Towers 9106 4 Bedroom Condo by Your Lake vacation
Towers 9106 4 Bedroom Condo by Your Lake vacation
3.5 out of 5
4800 Eagle View Drive, Osage Beach, MO, 65065
Stay at this 3.5-star condo in Osage Beach. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an in-room DVD player. Popular attractions Osage Beach Premium Outlets and Miner ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
The Towers
"Great place for a large family w/4 bedrooms and 4 baths. Clean and well appointed."

Reviewed on Jan 23, 2017

Towers 9106 4 Bedroom Condo by Your Lake vacation
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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