Situated on a 360-acre lake surrounded by 5,200 acres of forest-covered hills. This year-round, not-for-profit, family getaway and conference center is 90 minutes south of St. Louis. Rates include accommodations, three full meals and most activities. Choose from guestrooms, two-story loft suites, or two-bedroom private cabins. There are no telephones or televisions in the rooms or cabins. Trout Lodge is part of YMCA of the Ozarks, a branch of the YMCA of Greater St. Louis. We offer financial assistance – no one is turned away because of the inability to pay.