Few People Know One Of Missouri's Most Popular Lakes Is Hiding A Dark And Terrifying Secret
By Beth Price-Williams|Published October 24, 2022
A professional writer for more than two decades, Beth has lived in nearly a dozen states – from Missouri and Virginia to Connecticut and Vermont – and Toronto, Canada. In addition to traveling extensively in the U.S. and the U.K., she has a BA in Journalism from Point Park University (PA), a MA in Holocaust & Genocide Studies from Stockton University (NJ), and a Master of Professional Writing from Chatham University (PA). A writer and editor for Only In Your State since 2016, Beth grew up in and currently lives outside of Pittsburgh and when she’s not writing or hanging out with her bunnies, budgies, and chinchilla, she and her daughter are out chasing waterfalls.
Missourians naturally gravitate to the water, spending summers floating, swimming, and boating. It’s easy to do, too, because the state is home to more than 350 lakes and rivers. A day on or in the water is pure bliss for many of us, but it doesn’t come without its risks. This popular Missouri lake draws countless visitors. However, it’s also known as one of the most dangerous lakes in the United States, making it essential for you to take precautions when you visit.
Did you know this Missouri lake was one of the country’s most dangerous? Have you gone swimming in or boating on the Lake of the Ozarks? Let us know in the comments! For a hidden gem of a different kind, visit this Missouri state forest.
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