BLUE SPRING (JACKS FORK)
The Ozarks region is known for its many springs and waterfalls, and you’ll encounter them frequently as you explore the natural areas around West Plains. This scenery is the backdrop for quiet rest as well as outdoor recreation.
Blue Spring (Jacks Fork)
- Good wading and fishing site
Blue Spring, located on the Jacks Fork River, gets its color from dissolved minerals in the water. The Blue Spring area is a wonderful stop to explore caves and bluffs along the river. There is river access to the Jacks Fork.
35 miles From West Plains
Take Highway 63 north toward Willow Springs. Just before Willow Springs, take Highway 60 east toward Mountain View. After Mountain View, turn left on OO Highway and go 2 miles to County Road OO-493. Turn left on County Road OO-493. Follow it for 1.5 miles. When the road T’s, turn left and follow it until it ends. It is a short walk to Blue Spring.
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