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Caplinger Mills River Front Resort is nestled on the peaceful banks of the Sac River at the Historic Caplinger Mills Bridge and is the perfect place to get away from it all. Sitting on just over 15 beautiful acres, our resort is bordered by the Sac River and a classic Ozark creek, both of which are perfect for those who like to rock hunt, fish, swim, canoe or just poke around in the woods.
We offer accommodations ranging from rustic tent camping to full amenity lodging. Our Historic Mill House and Cabins are situated along the peaceful Sac River. Our serene location welcomes guests to relax and enjoy the river breezes. This area offers some of the most beautiful scenery in the Ozarks, and is quite a history lesson!
The Mill was built in 1842 by John Caplinger. It was burned down several times, twice during the Civil War by Shelby's Raiders. The remaining Mill Ruins, as well as the Dam and Bridge are listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The Bridge has been restored with decking and acts as a center of activity for the local fishing community.
Beautiful nine-hole public golf course with four sets of tee locations; Bermuda fairways and bent grass greens. Rolling terrain and tree lined fairways make for an enjoyable round of golf, whether you walk or use a cart. Tee times are not required. Open March-October.
The Springfield Cardinals are the Double-A affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals. They are one of eight teams in the Texas League, along with the Arkansas Travelers, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals, the Tulsa Drillers, the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Frisco RoughRiders, the Midland RockHounds and the San Antonio Missions.
Home games are played at Hammons Field. Individual game tickets can be purchased by calling 417-863-2143, at the ticket office at Hammons Field, and online by visiting our website. Ticket prices range from $6 to $24, depending on seat location. Season tickets and group tickets are available.
When the Cardinals play on Saturdays and Sundays, the ticket office opens at 10 a.m. On game days, the ticket office remains open through game time.
The Hammons Field gates open one hour prior to game time.
The Rusty Jug is famous for its selection of smoked meats, while the menu offers something for a variety of tastes, including some very unique blends (our BLT sandwich features bacon, lettuce, tomato and brisket). We make our very own barbecue sauce and are well-known for our signature dish, deep-fried smoked ribs.
Our Root Beer Bar features more than 80 different kinds of root beer, with varieties from around the country. We also make our own homemade root beer and serve it tableside in an ice-cold bucket. Our Sunday buffet (served 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.) features barbecue and fried chicken; the full menu also is available on Sunday.
Rural Missouri Magazine selected The Rusty Jug as the Best Barbecue Restaurant in Southwest Missouri in both 2010 and 2011, while also naming it the Best Restaurant in the region for 2011.
Baseball and Brews
Enjoy a Missouri brewery tour and a day at the ballpark.
Golfing in the Ozarks
Tee it up at these courses, located in the rolling hills of the Missouri Ozarks.
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