Outdoor Activities

The Ozarks offers countless opportunities to explore nature.  Whether you want to be on the water, near the water, on a hike or enjoying a scenic drive, Copper John's Resort puts you right in the middle of the action with endless opportunities to fill your time while visiting us.  Here are just some of the things that you can do in the great outdoors. 

  • Explore the beautiful ozark lakes and rivers by boat.  Boat rentals available at marinas nearby as well as guided fishing trips by boat at Copper John's Resort.   

Scuba Diving               

  • Regarded by many as some of the top midwest diving lakes, both Bull Shoals Lake and Norfork Lake offer clear diving.


  • Tuck yourself into one of our many secluded coves and enjoy some fun.

Beaches/Swim Areas  

  • Relax on the banks of the river or visit some of our beaches in the area.


  • Picnic areas are abundant and two state parks nearby offer beautiful grounds and facilities.