Come enjoy the "Best Recreational Lake" in the nation at Lake of the Ozark Resort. It has many water sports and recreational activities onsite. You can explore caves, stop to sample at a local winery, or go shopping at the outlet mall in town.There are more than 5,500 caves in Missouri. A sprawling forest surrounds the lake with 40,000 square miles of oak and hickory. One of North America’s highest fish diversities is found in this region.