Known Springs of MissouriMissouri is blessed with an abundance of springs. The Missouri Ozarks comprises one of the nation’s greatest concentrations of springs. Truly, they are one of Missouri’s most important assets.

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Discharges of Large Springs in Missouri (gallons per day)

Name of Spring County Maximum Average
Big Carter 840,000,000 276,000,000
Greer Oregon 583,000,000 214,000,000
Double Ozark 150,000,000 100,000,000*
Bennett Dallas
**
100,000,000
Maramec Phelps 420,000,000 96,000,000
Blue Shannon 153,000,000 90,000,000*
Alley Shannon
**
81,000,000
Welch Shannon 214,000,000 75,000,000*
Boiling Pulaski 45,000,000 68,000,000*
Blue Oregon 65,000,000 61,000,000*
Montauk Dent 79,000,000 53,000,000*
Ha Ha Tonka Camden 123,000,000 48,000,000
North Fork Ozark 49,000,000  
Round Shannon 336,000,000 26,500,000
Hodgson Mill Ozark 29,000,000 24,000,000*

*Estimated
**Peak Flows affected by runoff upstream from spring, after heavy rains.
[Data Source:  Springs of Missouri (see below)  Dates of Record: 1900-1972]

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