Camping

We have listed the campgrounds in sections from Upper Meramec to Lower Meramec, The Huzzah and The Courtois.



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ArdPark
Highways 8 and Y Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 866-914-4702
This is PRIVATE RIVERFRONT camping at its finest.  We offer guests a primitive acre on the Courtois Creek, complete with your own gravel bar, shady camp sites, electric, bonfire pit, portable toilet and on-site amenities.  Yes, we said amenities!  The campground at ArdPark is a personal paradise just for you, whether your party is for 1 or 25.  Your dogs will love it too because they can swim and play without a leash.  Once you stay at ArdPark, you won’t want to camp anywhere else!  Please visit our website to learn more about the unique outdoor experience that awaits you.
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Bass River Resort
204 Butts Rd P.O. Box BB Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 1-800-392-3700 Phone: 1-573-786-8517
Bass River Resort is your complete one-stop destination for awesome float trips, camping, cabins and great outdoor fun in the Missouri Ozarks on the pristine Courtois, Huzzah and Upper Meramec Rivers. A popular choice for a traditional float is the Canoe. We offer both Old Town Canoes and Aluminum canoes. Glide effortlessly through the clear waters of the beautiful Ozark streams. We also offer Rafts, Kayaks and Tubes. All of our float trips include shuttle service, paddles, and approved life jackets. Many of our river excursions allow you to float right back to your vehicle. When camping with Bass River Resort, several options are available.  Primitive or standard sites, W/E & full hook-ups. All sites include picnic tables & fire rings, Pull through sites, dump stations and 4 coin-operated showers. We offer a variety of lodging accommodations for groups of 2 to 20 people. All of our units have individual climate controls, full bathrooms, kitchens, BBQ grills, picnic tables and complimentary use of our swimming pool. Horseback Riding- Our guided equestrian rides through the Ozark River Country can be enjoyed by the advanced riders as well as the novice riders. Mountain Top Ride-Enjoy 1 or 2 hour beginning in the river bottoms and ending at our scenic outlook Sunset Ride-View the spectacular setting sun atop the river bluffs Kiddie Ride-For the little ones under 8 years old WE HAVE EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A GREAT VACATION!
Website: http://www.BassResort.com Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Bird’s Nest Lodge
2356 Bass Road, PO Box 898 Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 877-707-7238
Missouri riverfront and cove camping at its best! RV sites with electric and water hookups, free hot showers, and visitor passes are all available at Bird’s Nest Lodge. Come see why Steelville, MO has been dubbed the ” Missouri’s Floating Capital.” We feature a wide variety of floating services on Missouri’s beautiful Upper Meramec River. Our two main float trips are (1) our most popular 6-mile float trip, and (2) our short 3-mile float trip. You won’t be carrying your canoe, raft or kayak over shallows here on the spring fed upper Meramec River. Check out our website for more details which include lodging, floating and much more.
Website: http://birdsnestlodge.com Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Blue Springs Ranch
1246 Blue Springs Rd Bourbon MO 65441
Phone: 1-800-333-8007
When choosing a vacation spot in Missouri, Blue Springs Ranch is at the top of everyone’s list! Blue Springs Ranch is a 150 acre resort on the Meramec River offering lodging in a cabin, camping, float trips, trail rides, zip lining & several seasonal events. There is an outdoor adventure for everyone!
Website: http://www.vacationbsr.com/ Updated 2 weeks ago Return to top.
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Candy Cane RV Park & Campground
Jct. 8 W & M Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 866-316-3976
Candy Cane is “a place to make friends and memories”.  20 RV sites which can accommodate RV’s up to 65′ include water & electric and 5 full-hookups.Affordable family fun includes  swimming pool, free heated showers, tent sites, dump station, ice, firewood, volleyball, basketball, horseshoes, kid’s play area,  18 hole mini-golf on premise. Christmas in July Celebration, through , featuring items that were displayed at Conway Twitty’s estate.  Many attractions nearby: caves, antique shops, fishing, and float trips. Daily, weekly & monthly rates available.
Website: http://candycanervpark.com Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Garrison’s River Resort
PO BOX 1069 Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 800-367-8945
Garrison’s River Resort is a Family Oriented Campground. Hidden in the Foothills of Missouri, our Gorgeous Campground will provide all the Relaxation needed. Let Garrison’s River Resort be the Perfect Venue for your Event!  Company Retreat, Youth Groups, Mission , Weddings, Anniversaries, Birthday Parties, Concerts or even Corporate Events. We can host almost any size occasion. All of our Packages and Facilities were built for accommodating Large Groups. Horseback Riding – Swimming Pool – Nature & Hiking Trails – Volleyball – Basketball & Softball – Dining Lodge – Bunkhouses – Camping – Cabins – Kayaks – Canoes – Rafts – RV Park – Chapel – Meeting Rooms and Organized Activities such as the infamous Mud Pit! Packages and Summer Monthly Specials are available on our website and Social Media Accounts. http://www.GarrisonsCanoe.com, twitter/Garrisonscanoe, Facebook.com/Garrisonscanoe, Facebook.com/Garrisonsriverresort        
Website: http://www.garrisonsresort.com/ Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Green’s Canoe Rental
724 W. Hwy 8 Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 800-815-6721
“Where  day is a holiday and every meal is a feast.” Located just minutes away from the river, we offer half day, full day and two day float trips on the Upper Meramec River. We can accommodate any size group with various packages including customizing packages to your needs. Come enjoy a relaxing ride and maybe dinner afterwards. Float through the trophy trout and bass waters of the Upper Meramec River with some of the best fishing for Small Mouth Bass that a person can find. species include Large Mouth, Goggle Eye and Brown and Rainbow Trout. If your pleasure is fishing, allow our staff and guides to put your fishing trip into motion today! Our campground is equipped with a pavilion, picnic tables, fire rings and firewood for a small fee. Hot showers and clean restrooms are free for your comfort and convenience. Recreational activities include volleyball, horseshoes and hiking. For additional activities, we’re located only three miles east of the beautiful Maramec Spring Park for trophy trout fishing and adjacent to Woodson K. Woods Memorial Wildlife Area. Our goal is to make your outdoor adventure an enjoyable and memorable experience.
Website: http://greenscanoerental.com Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Huzzah Valley Resort,
970 E. HWY 8 Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 573-786-8412
Since 1979, Huzzah Valley Resort has been outfitting trips on the Huzzah, Courtois and Meramec Rivers, sharing our love and knowledge of the outdoors with guests of all ages. We provide an experience that will last a lifetime with our exceptional customer service and unequaled vacation value. Huzzah Valley’s mission is to provide a safe, quality float trip with the best possible service on the Huzzah, Courtois and Meramec River, while helping to protect and maintain the quality of these rivers for future generations to enjoy. Call for reservations today 1-800-367-4516 or email us at vacation@huzzahvalley.com . We can’t wait to make your vacation dreams a reality.    
Website: http://www.huzzahvalley.com/ Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Indian Springs Resort & Campground
Po Box 1195, Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 800-392-1110
Canoeing is a great way to spend the day regardless of the season. Enjoy our scenic 7 mile float on the Upper Meramec through the Trophy Trout and small-mouth areas ending back at our campground for your convenience. We also offer rafting and kayaking.
Website: http://www.indianspringsresort.net Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Lucky Clover Resort
69 Lucky Clover Rd Steelville MO 65565
Phone: 573-775-2419
WE'LL MAKE YOUR SUMMER VACATION AN ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE. Welcome to Lucky Clover Resort! We're located in a secluded valley with our own quality fishing lake, excellent camping and great canoeing, rafting, kayaking and tubing on the scenic upper Meramec River. Our campground includes bathrooms with hot showers, firewood, picnic tables and plenty of privacy. If you are looking for a peaceful environment, far away from the noise of weekend travelers, then Lucky Clover Resort is your kind of place! Book your reservation early and enjoy your spot in the beautiful Missouri Ozarks.
Website: http://luckycloverriverresort.com Updated 1 month ago Return to top.
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Meramec Springs Country Store & RV Park
20458 Hwy 8 St. James MO
Phone: 573-265-3796
Full Hook-Up RV Park, Canoe, Raft and Kayak Float Trips, Near Fantastic Trout Fishing Come visit the Heart of the Missouri Ozarks and The Meramec Springs Country Store. We shine in Cleanliness, Hospitality and Service at an Exceptional Value! Located between St. Louis and Springfield at the I-44 195 exit and St. James. The RV Park is approximately 5.6 miles south east of I-44 on highway 8 on the south side of the road with the swimming pool and Country Store near Highway 8.
Website: http://www.meramecspringscountrystore.com Updated 4 years ago Return to top.
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Onodaga Cave State Park
7556 Hwy H. Leasburg MO 65535
Phone: 573-245-6576
Descend into the depths of Onondaga Cave State Park and drop into a world of wonder: towering stalagmites, dripping stalactites, and active flowstones help make the cave a National Natural Landmark and illustrate why Missouri is often called “The Cave State.” Visitors can take guided tours into the underground wonderland. But if you prefer the surface, the park’s Vilander Bluff Natural Area provides a panoramic view of the Meramec River. Easy access to the Meramec River allows visitors to canoe or fish in a bucolic setting.
Website: http://mostateparks.com/park/onondaga-cave-state-park Updated 5 years ago Return to top.
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Ozark Outdoors Riverfront Resort
Leasburg MO 65535
Phone: 573-245-6437
You found it! The perfect spot for your family, group, staff or organizational outing! Enjoy some liesure time on three lovely Ozark streams, tent or RV camp in our spacious campground, relax in a log cabin, motel room or the luxurious Grand Suite. Gather your group together for celebrations and luscious catered meals at our sumptuous Confluence Center! "Good Times" are in store here for YOU!
Website: http://www.ozarkoutdoors.net Updated 5 years ago Return to top.
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Pheasant Acres RV Park
20279 Hwy 8 St. James MO 65559
Phone: 573-265-5149 or 314-303-5504
Pheasant Acres RV Park is shady and quiet, friendly and welcoming, and Mother Nature loving  which makes our campground the ideal base for exploration of the many exciting natural treasures to be found in the beautiful Ozark Foothills of Missouri.  And of course all our campers enjoy year round trout fishing at nearby Meramec Spring Park. Whether you want to ‘rough it’ in  our primitive tent area, set your pop-up on an electric/water site or have all the comforts of a full RV hook-up site, we offer a get-away that is just what you’ve been looking for in a peaceful park-like setting.  And bonus…Free Air, Free Star Watching, Free Hiking, Free Friendship and Free Relaxing.  
Website: http://www.pheasantacresrv.com Updated 4 years ago Return to top.
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Riverview Ranch
7945 Hwy N Bourbon MO 65441
Phone: 1-800-RIV-VIEW
What's your pleasure? Floating, fishing, sunbathing, swimming, or just kicking back around your Missouri tent campsite, RV campsite or cabin, it's all good at Riverview Ranch. There are very few places in Missouri that offer such breath taking beauty as our location on the Upper Meramec River, it's the bomb! Experience economical Upper Meramec River float trips in canoes, river rafts, kayaks or tubes and true riverfront tent camping, plus RV camping and cabins at one of Missouri's newest facilities.
Website: http://www.riverviewranch.org/ Updated 2 weeks ago Return to top.


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