With over 450,000 visitors each year, Montauk State Park has earned the reputation of being one of the most popular vacation spots in Missouri. Generations of Missourians have been coming to Montauk State Park to enjoy some of the best fishing in the state. Besides fishing, Montauk Lodge provides an array of recreational activities perfect for a weekend summer getaway. Here are a few reasons on why Montauk Lodge is the perfect summer stop.


For anyone who is a fan of long fishing days, Montauk is the best spot for a premiere fishing experience. Montauk State Park’s premier attraction is fishing on the Current River for both rainbow and brown trout. This is a must do for anyone who is looking for a relaxing day out in the sun by the water.

Hiking at Montauk

Montauk Lodge has other activities besides fishing.  Hiking is also a popular activity amongst many guests, walking through several trials all throughout the Ozark Hills.  Montauk Lodge also offers naturalist-guided hikes during the months of March-October.


Montauk State Park has two picnic shelters perfect for large family gatherings or special occasions. Both shelters have picnic tables and outdoor grills. Each shelter is perfect for any type of gathering with one shelter being able to hold 30 guests and the other holding 70 guests.