Ozark Season 3 Filming Locations Guide: Where is Ozark Filmed?

Where is Ozark Filmed
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Welcome to the Lake of the Ozarks or the redneck riviera, as Marty Byrde claims in the first season of this hit Netflix series. The plot revolves around Marty, 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, The Outsider), Laura Linney (The Truman Show, Mystic River), Julia Garner (The Americans, Maniac) and young actress Sofia Hublitz.

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. The city of Savannah, also in Georgia, is the new filming location addition for Season 3:

Where are the Ozarks
The show features many real Lake of the Ozarks establishing shots, including the Community Bridge, the Bagnell Dam Strip area or the City of Lake Ozark water tower. However, most of the scenes on water were filmed at Lake Allatoona and Lake Lanier near Atlanta.
(You can open all the locations on Google Maps clicking on the links below in the captions ↴)
Image courtesy of Netflix - Lake Allatoona / Lake Lanier


Missouri Belle Casino
The Missouri Belle Casino, in the series located in Osage Beach, was actually filmed in Stone Mountain near Atlanta. The old boat is moored to the REI Boathouse pier, as you can still check it out on Google Maps.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Missouri Belle Location


Ozark filming locations in Savannah
The Big Muddy Casino was filmed in Savannah. The ship is docked in front of Joe's Crab Shack seafood restaurant in River Street. The big building across the river is The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Filming Location Map in Savannah


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


police station
The police office (Camden County Sheriff's Department) is the Doraville City Municipal Court at 3765 Park Avenue. In season 3 episode 6 Ben Davis and his nephew Jonah Byrde track Ruth Langmore to a cash dropoff filmed in the Starlight Drive-In Theatre and Flea Market at 2000 Moreland Ave SE in Atlanta. The Dollar General store is located at 6355 Jimmy Carter Blvd in Norcross.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Police Station Map / Starlight Drive-In Theatre Location


Mansion of cartel boss Navarro in Michoacán
The Spanish Revival mansion of cartel boss Navarro in Michoacán was actually filmed in Atlanta: The Westview Abbey is the awesome Westview Cemetery’s mausoleum. Built in 1943, the chapel of this hidden gem of the city boasts 27 ornate stained-glass windows. (Thanks Cary for your help finding this location). The establishing shot of the baptism church is from the 'Magic Town' of Creel in Chihuahua, Mexico. But you may also wonder where Desperados was filmed, as this movie is set in a real Hacienda. Find all the details following this link.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Westview Abbey Location / Creel Town


Blue Cat Lodge
A key filming location of the series first and second seasons was 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. Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Lake dockyard
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


strip club season one
The exteriors for the strip club Lickety Splitz 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.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Google Maps


Fishing river scene
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.
Image courtesy of Netflix and Dave Morrison - Map


Diner second season
Some other locations were filmed in Chicago and Atlanta. The Silver Skillet restaurant in Atlanta (pictured) appears in the 8th episode. 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. Image courtesy of Netflix - Silver Skillet Location


Graveyard funeral sequence with Byrde family
The funeral scene from S02E06 was filmed at Mount Pisgah Methodist Church Cemetery in Johns Creek.
Image courtesy of Netflix - Map

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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:

The ozarks book scenic routes Travel Guide

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11 comments

  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

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    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?

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  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

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  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

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

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    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.

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  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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  6. Does anyone have any other locations for season 3?

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  7. The Dollar General in S3E6 is at 6355 Jimmy Carter Blvd, Norcross, GA.

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  8. Any luck as to where Amy's Roadside Market is?

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