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We have three cottages that sleep six, located two miles outside of Ironton, 80 miles southeast of St. Louis. The country setting provides a peace and quiet not found in the city. Walk along Stouts Creek; relax by the pool; float the Black River using canoes, rafts or tubes. Trail rides are on the adjacent property.
The Arcadia Valley offers a variety of outdoor recreation and events. Visit our website for details.
A rustic, secluded log cabin with loft; sleeps six. It has a European style, two-story fireplace, indoor Jacuzzi brand tub, outdoor hot tub and a large front porch. Bear Cub Cabin is smaller, but also sleeps six. The three-bedroom lodge sleeps 10; it has a red granite, woodburning fireplace, large deck and outdoor hot tub. All units have kitchen and bathroom. The lodgings offer half a mile of private Black River beach front access. Float trips and weekend entertainment are available at Bearcat Getaway Resort. Located 20 minutes from Johnson's Shut-Ins; 15 minutes from Taum Sauk Mountain State Park; 30 minutes from Elephant Rocks State Park; and 25 minutes from Fort Davidson State Historic Site.
Hummingbird Hideaway is a two-bedroom, one-bath cottage in secluded Peola Valley. We offer peace and quiet, complete with a spring-fed creek that runs through our property. Remodeled in 2009, so most everything is new, from kitchen to bath to bedrooms. We provide private access to the Black River. There are hordes of hummingbirds, in season.
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park offers six camper cabins located off of Loop 2 in the campground. The log cabins provide accommodations for up to four adults and two children. These accommodations include a queen-size bed and a double-size futon. The camper cabins, open March through December, may be reserved in advance. The camper cabins have electricity, heating and air conditioning but do not include water or restrooms. Each cabin has a dining table, ceiling fan, compact refrigerator and microwave. Exterior amenities include a porch bench, picnic table, pedestal grill and campfire grill. For reservations: 877-422-6766 or visit our Web site.
Koinania offers three lodging options: A three-bedroom, two-bath cottage (sleeps 11); a three-bedroom, two-bath ranch house west wing (sleeps 12); a three-bedroom, one-bath ranch house east wing (sleeps nine) and the lakeside cabin (sleeps four). Each unit includes a fully equipped kitchen and all linens. These cottages and cabins are situated on 110 privately owned acres in the Arcadia Valley, two hours south of St Louis. Groups can rent the entire facility. Hike and explore; fish the small private stocked lake; enjoy the private river front access; canoe the Black River; enjoy horseback riding within the Mark Twain National Forest.
Koinania is located within 20-30 miles of Johnson Shut Ins State Park, Elephant Rocks State Park, Fort Davidson State Historic Site, Bell Mountain Wilderness, Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, Dillard Mill State Historic Site, Historic Village of Caledonia and Council Bluff Lake. We also host all inclusive scrapbooking retreats and men's and women's retreats.
This beautiful cedar cabin, built in 2010, overlooks the crystal clear Black River. The cabin sleeps eight. It features a full kitchen, two bathrooms, a large outdoor deck, a spacious loft high above the river, a grill and firepit; innertubes provided. Located two hours from St. Louis; 20 minutes from Johnson Shut-Ins State Park; 35 minutes from Elephant Rocks State Park. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing extended vacation or just a weekend away, we invite you to our cabin. Great photos on our Web site. Two day minimum; weekly rates available.
Wilderness Lodge Resort in Lesterville, Missouri features lush expanses of rolling green hills, squiggly back roads, serpentine rivers and a log lodge built in the 1920s. Try roughing it Wilderness Lodge style with your own rustic cabin with cozy beds, a fireplace, and a screened-in porch overlooking the Black River.
We are about fresh air, timeless activities and wholesome experiences peacefully intertwined with nature that provides that missing balance to today’s fast-paced lifestyles. Wilderness Lodge is a family owned and operated resort offering a quality destination where people may enjoy a Wilderness experience re-invigorating the mind, body and soul.
Wilderness Lodge presents a special opportunity to be playful and creative, an atmosphere to foster personal relationships and a setting to make memories that will last a life time. Wilderness Lodge can also be your base camp for float trips on the Black River and day trips to regional attractions such as Johnson's Shut-Ins (a natural water park) and Elephant Rocks State Park.
Wilderness Lodge Resort is located just two hours southwest of St. Louis.
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