Ozark Updated Filming Locations until Season 2

Ozark Where filmed
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Welcome to the Lake of the Ozarks or the redneck riviera, according to Marty Byrde, the main character of this new Netflix production. Marty is a financial advisor in trouble, forced to launder money to save his family and his skin from the hands of a drug Mexican cartel.

The series, that has been compared to Breaking Bad, is starring Jason Bateman (Arrested Development, Horrible Bosses), Laura Linney (The Truman Show, Mystic River), and the young actresses Sofia Hublitz and Julia Garner.

Actually the Ozarks have a much more inspiring nickname: the Missouri Magic Dragon due to the aerial look of this large reservoir. However, very little was actually filmed in Missouri; Georgia's state tax incentives for filming moved the headquarters of this production at less than an hour distance from Atlanta.

Where is Ozark filmed
During the show are inserted some shots with views from the Lake of the Ozarks, like the Community Bridge (pictured) or the Bagnell Dam Strip area.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
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Where are the Ozarks
However, most of the scenes on water were filmed at Lake Allatoona and Lake Lanier near Atlanta.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Mikel Manitius

Ozark house location
The Byrde family house is located in Flowery Branch (Georgia) by the Lake Lanier, off Gaines Ferry Road with Bailey Drive. Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps

Where is Ozark set
A key filming location of the series is the Blue Cat Lodge. The crew built a set using an old restaurant near Canton on Lake Allatoona. The inspiration of this resort is the Alhonna Resort and Marina in the Ozarks.
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Ozark Locations
The dockyard where members of the Langmore family work is just across the street from the Blue Cat, the Little River Marina. Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps

Ozark Lake Location
The exteriors for the strip club Lickety Splitzs were filmed in an abandoned building near Motel 6 at Oakbrook Parkway in Norcross. The interior was filmed in a soundstage at Eagle Rock Studios, also in Norcross.
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Where does Ozark take place
According to the official Georgia tourism and travel site, Roy and Russ go fishing in S01E04 to the Jones Bridge Park in Norcross. Also a scene from the same episode was shot at The Sunset Grille restaurant at the Victoria Harbour Marina. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

Ozark drehort
In S01E08 crime lord Esai Morales invites Marty and Bruce to Chateau Elan, a winery and resort in Braselton.
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Ozark shooting locations
Some other locations were filmed in Chicago and Atlanta. The Silver Skillet restaurant in Atlanta (pictured) appears in the 8th episode. Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

Where was Ozark Season 2 filmed
The dinner featured in several episodes from season 2 looks very much like the same used for the 2017 film Baby Driver. The set was built in an old Denny's restaurant in Forest Park near Atlanta.
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Ozark Season 2 location
The funeral scene from S02E06 was filmed at Mount Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery in Johns Creek.
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For further information about the beautiful and diverse landscapes of the Ozarks region, sprawling across Missouri and Arkansas, here are a few links to some guides and books - scenic Routes, spectacular hiking trails and much more:


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  1. Ya when he says he made that brosur at Kinkos that was a flaw. The closest Kinkos around here is a hub in Jeff City but there's a Staples in Osage Beach that's where he would have went

    1. "Brosur"? Really? It’s shameful that people in the United States don’t know their own language. Are you trying to say "brochure"? And you do know that "would have went" isn’t a phrase in English, either, don’t you? I mean, no adult could be this stupid, could they? Not to mention that no adult could possibly believe that a fictional show — set in Missouri — might not represent locations literally, right?

  2. I'm pretty sure the motel scenes are from this motel. They shot there a few times but haven't been able to confirm
    2289 Holly Springs Pkwy, Holly Springs, GA 30115

  3. When Wendy and the kids are fleeing in Season 1 episode 10, they stop at a gas station and are seen eating at a “Tortas Locas” it’s here:
    6405 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Norcross, GA 30092

  4. When and where is Ozark season 3 being filmed?... I would love to watch it

    1. Season 3 is currently being filmed and was just here in Savannah, GA last week filming. I got to go on the "casino boat" and watch the filming in action - pretty cool!!! They returned to Atlanta to continue filming and said it will wrap up around October 2019 and expect season 3 to come out in March 2020 or around that time frame.

  5. I love this show and would like to know some filming locations here in the metro. I watched some of it filming at the Blue Cat lodge because I live about 6 miles from there. Cool stuff and fun to see some of the actors....


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