Opportunities abound in South County for relaxation and fun. Public parks, walking trails, a YMCA, golf courses and fitness centers are easily available. The area is a great place to play indoors or out, any day of the year. Nearly 30 major parks and 62,000 acres of water are available in South County. Nearby, the world famous, 63,000-acre Lake of the Ozarks is an outdoor lover’s paradise, with campgrounds, hiking, biking and swimming.
Golfers can enjoy many courses throughout the region, many constructed by top designers. Golf legends such as Hale Irwin, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer have all put their signatures on the local golf scene in recent years. The area is home to several legendary private clubs and is a national leader in public golf. Nearby St. Louis is one of the few cities that hosts three of the four major tours.