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We offer a wide variety of float trips on the Meramec River, from Onondaga Cave to Meramec Cavern. Float trips range from five to 15 miles in length. Whether you choose a raft, canoe or kayak, you will enjoy the beauty and peacefulness of the Meramec River.
All of our floats include shuttle service, paddles and life jackets. We provide shuttle service. Excursions on the Meramec provide opportunities for floating, fishing and cave exploration. Gravel bars provide spots to picnic, swim and sunbathe.
We are one hour southwest of St. Louis, off of I-44, at exit 225; five miles south of Sullivan off Route D.
We feature 50 level, gravel, and full hook-up RV sites. Pull-thru and back-in sites with 50-amp service are available. Each site has a concrete patio with table and fire-ring. Three ADA sites are available. We are big-rig friendly. Rent six consecutive nights in a full hook-up site and seventh night is free. Enjoy discounts to Rec-Plex recreation center and St. Peters Golf Course.
Ten primitive camp sites with table, fire ring and lantern-hook are available. The park has one primitive group camp site with bonfire area.
Facilities include: free Wi-Fi; security; laundry; showers; paved roadways; a 4.5-mile paved pedestrian/bike trail; a 140-acre stocked lake; sand volleyball; pavilion; play area; horseshoe pits; firewood; bait; limited RV supplies and groceries; and a boat launch (trolling-motors only). NEW in 2014! Archery Range ($)
The park is within 30 minutes of Mid Rivers Mall; downtown St. Charles; casinos; Bass Pro; Cabela's; Verizon Amphitheater; and downtown St. Louis.
Adventures new Float Trip Office is located on Route 64, 14 miles west of Lebanon and 3.5 miles west of Bennett Spring State Park (15 miles east of Route 65 at Louisburg). This easy access is convenient to people for day trips, motorcyclist or spur-of-the-moment fun.
This is the last two-car ferry operating in Missouri. The ferry takes you across the Current River on Route K at Akers. The ferry is operated by Akers Ferry Canoe Rental. The fee is $4 per car or $5 for a vehicle and trailer.
Camping, RV sites and cabins available. Facilities include pool, dining, general store, hot showers, modern restrooms and electric hook-ups. Canoe, kayak, inner tube and small raft rental and floating on the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers.
Canoe, kayak, inner tube and small raft floats. Facilities include pool, dining, general store, hot showers, modern restrooms and electric hook-ups. Camping, RV sites and cabins available. You can cross the Current River on the ferry. Located in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, 21 miles south of Salem, off Route 19, at the junction of Routes K and KK.
In 1894, this roller mill and one-room schoolhouse was the focal point of the Alley Spring community.
Park rangers in period costume show you how the mill worked, and how school was taught in the one-room schoolhouse. A variety of historic programs are offered.
Open June thru August.
NOTE: Alley Mill will be closed or access limited much of the summer in 2014 for restoration work. Check the website or call for details.
Family campground with 162 spaces beside the Jacks Fork River. Some sites with electricity and water. Two blocks to Alley Mill and the one-room schoolhouse. Park rangers lead hikes and campfire programs during the summer. Group rates offered. Reservations at Recreation.gov.
This is your one-stop destination for camping, cabins, float trips and outdoor fun in the Missouri Ozarks.
Enjoy the Courtois, Huzzah and Upper Meramec Rivers. Select from a wide array of accommodations, including riverside campsites, RV sites with hookups, and log cabins.
Take advantage of our Great Escape Plans; combo packages offering the special values for floating, meals, camping, lodging and horseback riding.
Camping, RV sites and cabins. See our website for a complete list of activities and lodging options. A deposit is required for those who choose to camp or lodge; camping rates vary by guest's age and the day of the week.
Bass' River Resort is a one-stop destination for outdoor fun. Enjoy some of the best floating available on canoes, rafts, kayaks and tubes. We have sit-on-top kayaks that offer easy entry and exit. Select from three rivers: the Courtois, the Huzzah and the Meramec. We offer floats of six, seven and 13 miles.
A one-stop destination for outdoor fun. Enjoy some of the best floating available on canoes, rafts, kayaks and tubes. We have sit-on-top kayaks that offer easy entry and exit.
Select from three rivers: the Courtois, the Huzzah and the Meramec. We offer floats of six, seven and 13 miles.
Camping, RV sites and cabins are available. See our website for a complete list of activities and lodging. Our hours vary by season, please call to confirm.
This lodge has four bedrooms, and four baths with jetted tubs; it sleeps 16. The lodge has a fully equipped kitchen; screened-in porch; fireplace; and play area. If you need multiple lodges, we will help you make appropriate reservations.
Three nights minimum. Weekly rates available. Located at Table Rock Lake, one mile from Silver Dollar City; 1.5-miles from a marina.
Our guests enjoy discounts on boat and personal watercraft rentals, and on golf fees and cart rentals.
Camping, floating, and live entertainment are offered along a half-mile of riverfront on the Black River. Electric sites are available. Camping includes firewood and entertainment. Day passes are offered. Camping packages and group discounts are available. Wheelchair accessible toilets and showers.
Music and entertainment are offered some weekends. Canoes, rafts and tube rentals. General store on-site. Located 20 minutes from Johnson's Shut-Ins; 15 minutes from Taum Sauk Mountain State Park; 35 minutes from Elephant Rocks State Park; 30 minutes from Fort Davidson State Historic Site.
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.
Canoe and kayak rentals on Beaver Creek, a spring-fed, clear-water stream in the Mark Twain National Forest. We offer floats ranging from four miles to 44 miles. The stream has lots of gravel bars where you can picnic and swim.
Beaver Creek is a great stream for fishing. Camping and RV sites are available on-site.
We are actually located in Brownbranch, at the junction of Route 76 and Route W; 20 miles west of Ava; 33 miles northeast of Branson. We do not accept cards.
Note: It is against Missouri law to have glass containers of any kind, and foam-type coolers near or on the river.
We offer shaded, primitive campsites and RV pads with electricity. Showers and restrooms available. Firewood for sale. Camping, $8/person; electric, $8/night; pets, $3/pet. Children younger than 5, free. Bring your fishing, camping and grocery supplies with you. No ATVs or dirt bikes allowed. Quiet time is midnight. Missouri law: no glass containers are allowed near the river, on the river or on float trips.
Located in Brownbranch, at the junction of Route 76 and Route W; 20 miles west of Ava; 33 miles northeast of Branson.
A spacious (1,400-square-foot), two-master-bedroom apartment inn with two baths, living room with view of the Mississippi River, full kitchen and dining area. Located in the heart of the historic downtown district in Clarksville. Ideal for a weekend or extended getaway for a couple, two couples or a family. Inn includes Wi-Fi and many other amenities. A year-round destination and superb eagle viewing venue in the winter months.
Bennett Spring is the state’s third-largest spring. The park features; among other activities: trout fishing; lodging; camping; a dining lodge; fly-fishing schools; a nature center; a swimming pool; float trips; hiking trails; a general store; and picnicking.
Bennett Spring is 12 miles west of Lebanon. Fishing hours vary by month. Trout season is March-October; catch and release is allowed at specific times the rest of the year.
A Missouri fishing license and daily trout tag are required to fish. Pets are not allowed in buildings. The park office is closed on state holidays.
Duplex cabins, individual cabins, four-plex units and motel rooms are available. The park features trout fishing, camping, canoeing, dining, hiking, picnicking, rafting and a swimming pool. Float the Niangua River. Pets are not allowed in lodging units.
The park has five campgrounds offering basic, electric, and sewer/electric/water campsites that can be reserved. Services include a dump station, showers and a laundry.
The park features trout fishing, camping, canoeing, dining, hiking, lodging, picnicking, rafting and a swimming pool. Float the Niangua River.
Check-in: 3 p.m.; Check-out: 2 p.m.
For camping reservations, call 877-422-6766 daily 7 a.m.-10 p.m. or visit www.MoStateParks.com. The offices are closed on state holidays.
Take a float trip on the Niangua River. Canoes and rafts are available for rent on an individual or group basis. Reservations can be made beginning in April for trips starting the second week in May at the earliest. The season typically runs from Memorial Day to the second weekend in September. Float trips are available daily. Beginning the first day of September, float trips are limited to Saturday and Sunday only.
In the Ozark Mountains on the shores of Table Rock Lake, ten minutes from Branson. Accommodations range from rooms in one of three lodges to a cozy cottage to a rustic log cabin.
While at Big Cedar, enjoy complimentary activities: five pools; a lazy river; paddle boats; paved jogging and walking trail; scenic hiking trail; miniature golf; bonfires and DVD rental.
Our facilities include our 100-slip Bent Hook Marina; Cedar Mountain Stables, Top of the Rock golf course; Buffalo Ridge golf course; and Carriage House Spa.
Four distinct dining options are available: Worman House, our award winning fine dining restaurant; Devil's Pool, our casual fare choice; Truman Cafe, our snack and lunch shop; and Buzzard Bar.
RV hook-ups, tent camping, canoeing, kayaking, rafting.
Because of major damage caused by flooding of the Missouri River, Big Lake State Park is closed indefinitely.
The 625-acre Oxbow Lake, 11 miles southwest of Mound City, is perfect for fishing. The park offers lodging, camping, dining, a swimming pool, a snack bar, a store and picnicking. It is an ideal area for bird watching, as it lies along a major migratory flyway.
Because of major damage caused by flooding of the Missouri River, Big Lake State Park and all park lodging and campgrounds are closed indefinitely.
Cabins have two bedrooms with double beds, linens, a rollaway bed (no linen), fireplace, kitchen with cookware and utensils, screened porch, picnic table and grill. Suites have kitchenettes, dining area, basic cookware, microwaves and sofa beds. Motel rooms have two double beds, coffeemaker, TV, phone and balcony or patio. The park, which borders Big Lake, features a restaurant and swimming pool.
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