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We strive to inspire each visitor with its unique combination of scenic beauty and peaceful elegant comfort. Eight circa 1902 brick buildings, on 16 beautiful acres. Guestrooms have a private bathroom, comfortable beds and overstuffed couches.
The bed and breakfast boasts 60 foot balconies which offer beautiful panoramic views of the former Ursuline Academy gardens.
Facilities include the Thee Abbey Kitchen, famous for cinnamon rolls and bread made with fresh ground wheat flour. The adjoining creamery features house-made frozen custard, ice cream treats, and old fashioned candies.
Within 20 minutes of wineries. Shop downtown Ironton for Antiques, and visit the Civil War Battlefield in Pilot Knob.
Visit our website and Facebook page for details, photos, reservations and a schedule of our Murder Mystery shows and other dinner and musical events.
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.
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.
Black River Camping caters to the families who want to camp in a quiet, less crowded campground environment suitable to families.
This is a great spot for camping, on a quiet part of the West Fork of the Black River. We have river access, with canoes, kayaks and rafts available for floating. We provide a fire-ring with a grill and picnic table at each campsite. Portable toilets are available at the campsite. We have a bath house.
Two cabins that sleep four to six. Full service shower house within 100 feet. Two miles from the Black River and Jeff's Canoe Rentals. Open all year.
On-site: hiking trails; equestrian trails; riding lessons; stall and pasture boarding.
One of the oldest canoe outfitters on the Upper Black River. Personal service, custom floats and shuttle service available.
Facilities include: a store with supplies; campground with a stage; firewood; picnic tables; trash barrels; hot showers; and flush toilets.
Located at East Fork Black River Bridge, on Route 21. Call to schedule a date.
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.
Carved into the rock by the flow if the Black River, the shut-ins are a great place for swimming and splashing. A boardwalk and overlooks offer spectacular views and provides easy access to the shut-ins.
The park features tent and RV camping; cabins; a general store; a visitor center; hiking and equestrian trails.
Located 9 miles north of Lesterville. See the website for details and restrictions.
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.
Basic, electric, full hook-up, walk-in and equestrian electric/water campsites are available. All campsites are open year-round. Reservations can be made for stays during April through October. On-season services include a dump station, restroom and shower facilities, laundry, water, a woodlot and a camp store. Campers planning to carry in firewood must comply with current firewood advisories. During the off-season, potable water is not available.
We offer a turkey hunting guide service, and we have a deer hunting lease, on a private, gated 2,000 acre tract of land. There are several ponds and food plots, along with beautiful scenery.
You pay only if you get your turkey. Open daily during Missouri hunting seasons.
Also, we offer hog hunting in Reynolds county, on 15,000 acres located around Lesterville.
Predator hunting is available.
This 1889 bed and breakfast houses three guestrooms with private baths; custom dining. A full breakfast is served. This property is on the National Register of Historic Places. Our inn is located in the Arcadia Valley; we are about 15 minutes from Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park and five minutes from Elephant Rocks State Park.
Dedicated to the preservation of Reynolds County's past in book form as well as acquisition and display of Reynolds County artifacts. Our research library numbers more than 1,500 volumes pertaining to Reynolds County and neighboring counties' censuses, marriages, cemeteries, family histories, industries, as well as like material from other states.
Our museum houses artifacts pertaining to farming, lumbering, railroading, everyday household-use items, early school, President John F. Kennedy dishes, kitchen items, military memorabilia, and other pieces.
The Riversedge Campground is on the clear and cool Black River. We have more than 100 campsites located on or near the river, more than half of which are equipped with electric and water hookups. We also provide modern bathroom facilities with clean toilets and hot showers.
While here, why not enjoy a float trip on our beautiful river or a memorable side trip to Johnson's Shut-ins, Elephant Rocks or Taum Sauk Mountain? Many of Missouri's natural wonders are within 30 minutes of our campground.
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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