BLUE SPRING (NORTH 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 (North Fork)
- 7 million gallons of water per day
Blue Spring is located at the North Fork River Recreation Area. The trail to the spring follows along the river and is a fairly easy hike. The colorful oval spring is about 30 feet in diameter. It is surrounded on three sides by a stone wall and bluffs, and it flows into the North Fork River.
18 miles From West Plains
Take CC Highway west from Highway 63 in West Plains. In about 17.5 miles, the turn in for the North Fork Recreation Area will be on your left. The Blue Spring trail will be about a half mile from the entrance. There is a parking area at the trailhead.
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