Thursday, June 26, 2014

9 Things You Didn't Know about the Lake of the Ozarks!

Most people in the Midwest have heard about the Lake of the Ozarks, and many know of it as a popular place to spend your summer vacation. The Lake has also received a lot of attention recently as a viable option for destination weddings in the Midwest. People come from all over the States to soak up some much-needed sunshine.

But how much do you really know about your favorite vacation destination? Backwater Jack's is here to help make you the smartest person in the room with these fun facts about the Lake of the Ozarks!


The Lake has over 1,150 miles of shoreline - more than the state of California!

There are roughly 70,000 docks on the Lake.

Bagnell Dam is 2,543 feet long.

The Lake was created when Bagnell Dam was completed in 1931. 



The town of Linn Creek is currently in it second location - the original location was buried under the Lake when it formed.

The Lake earned the nickname "Magic Dragon" from its unique shape.

Crane Cemetery was one of almost 60 cemeteries whose sites were flooded when the dam was built. The graves were supposed to have been moved first, but some people believe that they were not!

The Lake's greatest depth is 130 feet.

... Okay, so maybe that last fact is just our opinion... but our loyal customers tend to agree! Come join us today to see why Backwater Jack's is the BEST place to eat at the Lake of the Ozarks!

We are the Best Waterfront Bar at Lake of the Ozarks! Get yourself in to try our Caribbean and Southern Florida inspired favorites. Watch for updates on our social media for live music at Lake of the Ozarks Wednesday - Monday!!!

Come on by Backwater Jack's Waterfront Bar & Grill! 

An eclectic blend of food, drink & entertainment on the beautiful Lake of the Ozarks.

Restaurant Hours:  7 days a week open at 11am
Live Music at 6pm, 6 days a week (May – Sept)!

Live Music at 6pm 6 days per week (May – Sept)!
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