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Lost Canyon Nature Trail - Top of the Rock

150 Top of the Rock Road, Top of the Rock Welcome Center, Ridgedale, MO 65379
+1 800-225-6343
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Wonderful, Gorgeous Views!

We had a wonderful time taking in the gorgeous views by golf cart. I highly recommend arriving... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
islandjo2010
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KC, MO
Beautiful falls

A 2.5 mile ride through the woods, caves and waterfalls. What more could you ask for. It's... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Etta M
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Grove City, Pennsylvania
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Experience an unforgettable two-and-a-half mile ride in an electric cart along the Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Nature Trail. Johnny Morris spent hundreds of hours walking the land and painstakingly cutting a trail that would bring visitors into contact with dramatic features of nature such as stunning rock formations, beautiful views of Table Rock Lake and driving through the remarkable Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Cave. Waterfalls, natural rock formations and covered Amish bridges dot the trek. From the welcome center, with the beauty of the trail as a guide, guests are steeped in adventure and history all the way to the breathtaking summit. The first place you’ll stop as you meander along the nature trail is the awe-inspiring Top of the Rock Lost Canyon Cave. The centerpiece of the four-story cave are cascading waterfalls coupled with a cave bar serving up favorite beverages such as John L's Lemonade.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“golf cart” (229 reviews)
“nature trail” (76 reviews)
“own pace” (42 reviews)
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150 Top of the Rock Road, Top of the Rock Welcome Center, Ridgedale, MO 65379
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+1 800-225-6343
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"visiting branson"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a wonderful time taking in the gorgeous views by golf cart. I highly recommend arriving about an hour before sunset... nice breeze this time of year along the trail and bonus sunset photos!

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Big Cedar L, Guest Relations Manager at Lost Canyon Nature Trail - Top of the Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

islandjo2010, Thank you for sharing the beauty of the Ozarks with us. Tag us on Facebook or Instagram, we would love to see your photos.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

A 2.5 mile ride through the woods, caves and waterfalls. What more could you ask for. It's nice that the golf carts don't go really fast so that you can take it all in. The waterfalls are amazing! Great photo ops. Don't forget the covered...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Taking a golf cart through the trail was amazing! You can move at your own pace, there are pull-offs where you can stop and admire the views...definitely worth the couple hours. We went early and were one of the first on the trail - by...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What fun. Breathtaking views. Great waterfalls, pools and gorges, made great photographic opportunities and memories. Perfect strangers have fun on the trail and become for 2 hours instant friends. There are all kinds of trail and canyon tours in the world. This one needs to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Golf cart fits up to 4 people, leisurely drive through nature, caves, and waterfalls. You are able to park in spots and take photos and walk around. Make sure when you are done with this ( about an hour) to take the shuttle and visit...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Being able to explore the beautiful area on a golf cart tour was a unique experience. The views were amazing and lots of opportunities for pictures. Neat bar at the entrance of cave serving mixed drinks and soft drinks. The drinks were expensive and the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

So glad we found this on Trip Advisor! A beautiful, well thought out nature trail takes you in & out of caves, past waterfalls, over a covered bridge, through rock formations, all surrounded by about a million trees. They hand over a golf cart and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here after reading an add. What an amazing place. You can take a tour of the cave and trail on your own golf cart. Be aware it costs 10 dollars to get I. But they give you a voucher for 10 dollars...More

Thank Nicci M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The sights and views are just awsome the golf cart ride is a must do yo get the full effect. Drive up bar in the car is cool. The bridges they built and the Ozark views very family friendly good time for everyone another must...More

Thank Jason A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the time and money. Great views. Beautiful waterfalls. Then took the shuttle over to the restaurant. Good food good prices. My wife and I and 4 kids ate lunch for 79 dollars. You get alot of food for 79 dollars. Excellent experience.

Thank Dan M
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Kathryn C
14 July 2018|
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Response from Etta M | Reviewed this property |
No you don't. You pay $10 to get into the reserve but they give you a $10 voucher that you can use to purchase tickets. They also give a military discount.
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lou3tt
7 July 2018|
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Response from Jason A | Reviewed this property |
Yes they get busy but you'll enjoy it
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Barbara C
30 June 2018|
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Response from Rebekah R | Reviewed this property |
Adults | $28+tax Children (ages 4-11) | $12+tax This is just for the self guided golf cart tour.if you add the museum and nature walk it is more money.
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