What and where is
Lake of the Ozarks

General info

Lake of the Ozarks

Lake of the Ozarks, lake in south-central Missouri, U.S., in the scenic Ozark Mountains about 42 miles (68 km) southwest of Jefferson City. One of the largest man-made lakes in the United States, it is impounded by Bagnell Dam, built (1929–31) across the Osage River to provide hydroelectric power for the St. Louis area. Covering an area of 93 square miles (241 square km), the lake is approximately 90 miles (145 km) long and has a shoreline of more than 1,100 miles (1,770 km).

Useful info

  • 90 miles long
  • 1100 miles of shoreline
  • Over 9 million visitors in summer
  • over 3000 boats just in "party cove"

Where is Lake of the Ozarks located?

Varity of atractions

The lake, with facilities for fishing and aquatic sports, is a popular recreation and resort area. There are several limestone caverns nearby. Lake of the Ozarks State Park includes most of the Grand Glaize arm of the lake, with 90 miles (145 km) of shoreline. Ha Ha Tonka State Park is on the Niangua arm, to the south. The Harry S. Truman Dam and Reservoir began operation in 1979 and impounds the Osage and Grand rivers to extend facilities at the lake’s western end.

Visit official Lake of the Ozarks webpage to learn more about lake:


Lake in our game

To make gaming experinace on top level, we decided to recreate Lake of the Ozarks in 1:1 scale in our game. We started with first 5 miles of lake and will add more parts as we develop game. Beside lake shore and natural features, we modeled several landmark locations along lake's shore.