Piney Valley is one of the best golf escapes in Missouri. The 18-hole, par 72 course runs through a beautiful valley along the Big Piney River. It is open to the public President's Day thru November. The course features a driving range, putting green, chipping area, pro shop, snack bar and lessons. Located on Fort Leonard Wood.
Headed by a PGA Professional, Richland Golf & Country Club is a public, 9-hole, scenic course with multiple sets of tees. Open year-round. Play it long, play it short – golf escapes to Richland Golf and Country Club are always a fun challenge. Come for 9, stay for 18, 27...
A quick stop along the way is a must-see. There are plenty of Route 66 attractions, but this one sticks out – literally. W.H. Croaker is a huge rock, painted like a frog. It sits beside Historic Route 66, overlooking the town of Waynesville. This is just one cool Route 66 attraction you will see as you “get your kicks on Route 66.”
Go kayaking; rent canoes, rafts, jon boats and tubes for a beautiful one-day and multi-day float, ranging from four to 60 miles. Facilities include camping sites, a shower house, horseshoes, sand-volleyball and walking trails. Kayaking and canoeing at Lay Z Day is perfect for, well ... a lazy day.