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Top of the Rock

World-Class Attractions With a Spectacular Backdrop

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Located at the highest elevation in Taney County, Missouri, Top of the Rock began as a bluff overlooking the Ozark Mountains and legendary Table Rock Lake. It now encompasses the world-class Top of the Rock Golf Course, the Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail, the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum, End of the Trail All-American Wine Cellar, three dining options, a Pro Shop, and the spectacular Chapel of the Ozarks and Jack’s Cabin.

Top of the Rock is rich with folklore and natural history. The keeper of the secrets of the mighty White River, it brings to life a mission to reconnect people to Ozarks heritage. Nature serves as the designer of record at Top of the Rock, including the winding Lost Canyon Nature Trail that leads to the summit.

$10 Top of the Rock entry fee for guests not staying at Big Cedar Lodge - guests will receive a $5 voucher per entry fee that is valid towards any purchase at the Top of the Rock.

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  • Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail

    • Big Cedar Lodge

    Experience something unforgettable as you trek two-and-a-half miles on an electric cart along the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail. This attraction features the signature creativity and attention to detail Bass Pro Shops and Big Cedar Lodge founder Jonny Morris is known for creating.

    Hundreds of hours were spent walking the land and painstakingly cutting a trail so that he could bring visitors into contact with dramatic features of nature. Along your journey you'll see stunning rock formations, beautiful views of Table Rock Lake, waterfalls and come face-to-face with the remarkable Lost Canyon Cave that features the one-of-a-kind Bat Bar serving up signature drinks such as John L’s Lemonade.

    The best time to soak in the beauty of the Ozarks? Enjoy this attraction just before sunset then head to Top of the Rock to experience one of the spectacular dining options as well as our signature sunset ceremony to cap off a truly extraordinary evening.

    Enclosed carts are available upon request.

    Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail Hours

    Daily | 9:00AM - One Hour Before Sunset

    • Adults | $28+tax
    • Children (ages 4-11) | $12+tax
    • Children 3 and under | Complimentary

    Bat Bar Menu

    No Reservations Required

    Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail Map

    Top Of The Rock Adventure Pass

    Experience both the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum and Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail! Available for purchase upon arrival.

    • Adults | $35+tax
    • Children (ages 4-11) | $14+tax
    • Children 3 and under | Complimentary
  • Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail - FAQs

    • Crossing Amish bridge on Golf Cart - Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail

    Can we bring our pet? Top of the Rock is a pet-free attraction.

    Can we bring a cooler? Coolers are not permitted. However, Top of the Rock offers many convenient snack and dining options.

    Is the cart included in the price for Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail? Yes.

    Can we use our voucher? Yes, you can use your $5 voucher from the gate at any outlet at Top of the Rock.

    What kind of discounts do you have? We have a 10% Military/Veteran discount.

    What kind of carts do you have? We have two and four passenger golf carts.

    Are you open year round? Yes, weather permitting.

    When did Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail open? We opened after Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf in 2014.

    Are reservations required for Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail? Reservations are not required. All tours are on a first-come-first-served basis.

  • Lost Canyon Cave & Nature Trail -  Scenic Nature Walk

    Join us for a scenic, two-and-a-half mile guided adventure along the Lost Canyon Nature Trail. Enjoy magnificent views of Table Rock Lake, stunning rock formations and waterfalls, and the breathtaking Lost Canyon Cave featuring a four-story cascading waterfall. This extraordinary walk leads you across our 140-foot Amish bridge and all the way to Top of the Rock, where you can continue your experience by relaxing while dining on the balcony at Arnie's Barn.

    Nature Walk will last approximately one hour and forty-five minutes. Appropriate footwear is required; no sandals or flip-flops.

  • Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum

    • Big Cedar Lodge

    Centuries before Europeans ever touched these shores, unimaginable beasts roamed this land. Years later, cave dwellers, then Native Americans made their home in these Ozark hills. The newly expanded Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum will bring you face-to-face with prehistoric creatures and astounding collections of Native American artifacts and artwork as well as expansive galleries showcasing the American West and Civil War.

    Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum Hours

    Sunday - Thursday | 9:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday & Saturday | 9:00AM - 8:00PM

    • Adults | $12+tax
    • Children (ages 4-11) | $5+tax
    • Children 3 and under | Complimentary

    Book your next school field trip to the Ancient Ozarks Natural History Museum with special school group pricing - just $5 per person! For more information and to book your school group, please contact Top of the Rock Welcome Center at 417-339-5308.

  • Enjoy Savings with an Adventure Pass!

    Experience both the Ancient Ozark Natural History Museum and the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Cave and Nature Trail with the Top of the Rock Adventure Pass!

    The Museum is a major part of Top of the Rock, drawing visitors back to a time when massive animals roamed the area. The Museum houses one of the largest collections of Native American artifacts in the world and showcases the geological history of the Ozarks.

    The two-and-a-half mile ride in an electric cart along the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Nature Trail features of nature such as stunning rock formations, beautiful views of Table Rock Lake. Waterfalls, natural rock formations and covered bridges dot the trail to the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Cave. The centerpiece of the four-story cave is a cascading waterfall and a cave bar.

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