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MISSOURI GUIDES & OUTFITTERS

Mo-Go

2013

Your Guide

to Canoe Outfitters, Campgrounds, Lodging, Marinas & More Everything Outdoors for Missouri

MISSOURI LAKES

MAP KEY PAGE 6. Bull Shoals Lake............6 8. Clearwater Lake............6 12. Forest Lake.............. 11 16. Lake of the Ozarks...... 12 18. Mark Twain Lake........ 12 23. Pomme de Terre Lake......................... 16 25. Swan Lake & Fountain Grove............ 18 26. Table Rock Lake......... 19 27. Truman Lake............. 19 28. Wappapello Lake........ 21

MISSOURI FLOAT STREAMS

MAP KEY PAGE 1. Beaver Creek..................... 4 2. Big Piney River.................. 4 3. Big River.......................... 4 4. Black River....................... 5 5. Bourbeuse River................. 5 7. Castor River...................... 6 9. Current River & Jacks Fork..... 6 10. Eleven Point River............10 11. Elk River, Big Sugar & Indian Creeks................11 13. Gasconade River..............11

14. Huzzah & Courtois Creeks...........................12 15. James River...................12 17. Little Niangua River..........12 19. Meramec River................13 20. Missouri River.................15 21. Niangua River & Bennett Spring.................15 22. North Fork River & Bryant Creek................16 24. St. Francis River..............17

MISSOURI AREAS MAP KEY PAGE A. Northeast MO... 15 B. River Heritage.. 17 C. St. Louis Area... 17 D. Statewide........ 18 E. The Ozarks....... 19 Listings indexed by type of business on Page 2 Alphabetical index of lisings on Page 22

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Your Missouri Outdoors Resource Directory

BAIT & TACKLE Hobbie Hut, LLC................................ 13 Nemo Bait & Fisheries....................... 13

LISTINGS BY CATEGORY

BOOKSTORES River Hills Traveler Bookshop..... 15, 20

One-Eyed Willy’s............................... 16 Redbeard’s Ranch............................. 16 Richards’ Canoe Rental.................... 10 Richco, LLC River Services................. 4 Rocky River Resort............................. 8 Running River Canoe Rental............... 8 Shady Beach Campground............... 11 The Landing........................................ 8 Two Rivers Canoe Rental.................. 10 Two Sons Floats & Camping............. 11 U.S. Missouri Rt. 66 Canoe Rental..... 4 Washington State Park........................ 5 Wilderness Ridge Resort..................... 4 Windy’s Canoe Rental....................... 10

BOAT SALES & SERVICE 154 Marine........................................12 Current River Marine........................... 7 Ernie’s Sales & Service....................... 6 R&L Marine..........................................6 West Perry Boat & Motor................... 13

CAMPGROUNDS & RV PARKS Big Spring RV Camp, Cabin & Tube.... 6 Beaver Springs Campground.............. 6 Camelot RV Campground......... 5, 7, 21 Candy Cane RV Park........................ 14 Circle B Campground.......................... 7 Circle J Campground......................... 15 Cross Creek RV Park........................ 12 Dry Dock RV Campground................ 13 Elk Fork Campground....................... 13 Hidden Valley Campground................. 6 James River Outfitters....................... 11 Lakeroad Village RV Park................. 11 Marlaine’s Meadow........................... 16 Perryville Campground...................... 17 Pheasant Acres RV Park................... 15 Rt. J Mkt &Three Rivers CG.............. 13 Rocky River Resort............................. 8 Whippoorwill Lake Family Camping.... 6 Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park............... 10 CANOE RENTALS 3 Bridges Raft Rental........................ 13 Akers Ferry Canoe Rental................... 7 Adventures CG & Float Trips............. 15 Bearcat’s Getaway.............................. 5 Beaver Canoe Rental.......................... 4 Big Spring RV Camp, Cabin & Tube.... 6 Blue Springs Ranch........................... 13 Boiling Spring Campground.......... 4, 11 Camp Tilden...................................... 11 Carr’s Canoe Rental............................ 7 Cavern Canoe & Raft Rental............. 14 Cedar Camp...................................... 12 Cherokee Landing............................... 4 Devils Back Floats............................... 5 Eleven Point Canoe Rental............... 10 Forest 44 Canoe Rental.................... 17 Harvey’s Alley Spring Canoe Rental... 7 Hufstedler’s...................................... 10 Huzzah Valley Resort................. 12, 14 Jadwin Canoe Rental......................... 7 James River Outfitters....................... 12 Jeff’s Canoe Rental............................. 5 K & C Canoeing, LLC........................ 14 Kozy Kamp........................................ 11 Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping, LLC... 4 Maggard’s Canoe & Corkery CG....... 16 NRO...................................................16 Old Cove Canoe & Kayak................. 14

CAVES Bluff Dwellers Cavern........................ 11 Onondaga Cave State Park.............. 14 CAVING ORGANIZATIONS Chouteau Grotto............................... 15 Meramec Valley Grotto..................... 17 Middle Mississippi Valley Grotto....... 17

CONVENIENCE STORES DoHickey’s.......................................... 5 Simmons Grocery & Hardware............ 8 FISHING GUIDES Chauffeured Guide Service.............. 19 Missouri Trout Hunter....................... 14 Pomme Muskie Guide Service......... 17

HUNTING & FISHING EQUIPMENT Arcadia Sporting Goods..................... 5 Bourbon Family Center.................... 14 Medicine Creek Trading Co.............. 19 Simmons Grocery & Hardware........... 8 Smokey Acres Trading Co................ 15

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES Springfield-Green County Park Board Outdoor Initiatives......................... 19 Ozark National Scenic Riverways...... 8 Mark Twain National Forest.............. 18 Mo. Dept. of Conservation...... 9, 10, 18 Mo. DNR, Division of State Parks.... 18 Twin Pines Conservation Edu. Ctr..9, 10 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers......... 18 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.............. 18 MANAGED HUNTING Lost Quarter Farms.......................... 18

MARINAS Pomme de Terre Marina................... 16 Nemo Landing Marina...................... 16

MOTELS & LODGING Big Spring Lodge & Cabins................ 7 Big Spring RV Camp, Cabin & Tube... 6 Fort Davidson Motel........................... 5

Markham Springs Stone House......... 5 Riverside Motel & Cabins................... 8 Rustic Motel........................................ 4 Stonecrest Motel................................ 6 Scenic 63 Motel & RV Park...............11 Shady Lane Cabins & Motel............... 8 Starlight Motel.................................... 8 OUTDOOR MEDIA River Hills Traveler..................... 12, 19 TravTalk.net.......................................11 OUTDOOR ORGANIZATIONS Missouri Elk Capital Chapter, RMEF.. 8 Missouri Canoe & Floaters Assn...... 18 Offroad Camping Club...................... 18 OUTFITTERS Alpine Shop...................................... 17 Ellis Battery.................................. 3, 18

RESORTS Bass’ River Resort...................... 12, 13 Biltmore Resort & General Store........ 6 Country Inn Resort........................... 12 DragonFly Cabins & Retreat.............. 5 Holiday Hideaway Resort................. 19 Holliday Landing & Marina............... 21 Kemper’s Hideaway Resort................ 6 Little Indian Resort........................... 19 Meramec State Park Concessions.... 14 Ozark Outdoors................................. 14 Reel & Trigger Resort........................ 19 River of Life Farm.............................. 16 Sam A. Baker State Park Conc......... 17 Sand Spring Resort........................... 16 South Fork Resort............................. 13 Southern Comfort Cabins & RV........... 8 The Last Resort................................. 10 Timber Ridge Resort......................... 13 Vogels Homestead Resort................. 16

RESTAURANTS Dry Dock............................................12 Fort Davidson Cafe............................. 5 Ryno’s Pub, Pizzeria & Grlll................ 5 Stray Dog BB & Pizza....................... 10 Young’s Restaurant & Catering......... 18

ROCK SHOPS Fall Creek Rock Shop......................... 4 Sheffler’s Rock Shop......................... 15 TAXIDERMY Joe Horrell Taxidermy........................ 17 TOURIST INFORMATION CENTERS Clearwater Lake Assn......................... 6 Lebanon Tourism & Marketing..... 15, 24 Pomme de Terre Lake Chamber....... 16 Pulaski County Tourism Bureau.... 4, 11 Van Buren Chamber.......................... 10

TRAIL RIDES Golden Hills Trail Rides & Resort........ 7 WINERIES Vance Vineyards & Winery............... 17


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There’s ‘MO’ to do outdoors in Missouri issouri is well-known for its outdoor resources. mend it. We have world-class float streams and familyfriendly reservoirs for all sorts of craft from tubes to lake yachts. Plenty of public and private land invites you to hike, explore, camp and just plain relax if you’d rather. Not only do we have some of the United States’ choicest hunting and fishing locations, plentiful amounts of most game species, and picturesque vistas little impacted by humans, we also have lots of locals ready and willing to show you a tip or trick and advise you about the best places to go. Helping folks find the best local outdoor-related Missouri’s crystal-clear streams businesses is what Missouri are a major attraction to floaters and anglers. Use this guide to find Guides & Outfitters is all canoe outfitters, campgrounds, about. Carry it with you in lodging and other services on lakes the car as you explore the and rivers throughout the state. Ron Missouri outdoors. Visit Kruger photos. Mo-Go online to find cabins, campgrounds, canoe outfitters and more before you leave home. Listings are indexed every which way The front cover is your guide to finding listings by lake, river or region. The inside front cover lists outdoor service providers by type of business. An alphabetical index is on page 22. The booklet is printed once each year, in late December. Check www.missouriguidesandoutfitters.com for updated online listings throughout the year..You can access a free digital replica of this booklet on our main website, www.riverhillstraveler.com. Share that link with your friends. Enjoying Missouri’s out-of-doors Every outdoor region of the state has something to recom-

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The Ozarks are a range of ancient mountains and plateaus which covers the southern third of the state. The 1.5 million acre Mark Twain National Forest exists here. So does the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, and ample opportunity for deer, turkey, and small game hunting. Clear, gravel-bottomed streams, fed by huge freshwater springs provide good stocked fishing at the Dozens of public lakes are scatfour state trout parks and tered over the state, providing venues for fishing, swimming and downstream a ways. Smallboating. Most public lake fisheries mouth bass, bluegill and are managed by the Missouri perch are plentiful. You may Department of Conservation. want to sample the Ozarkian tradition of night gigging for fish and frogs. Photographers and hikers find plenty to do here now that Johnson’s ShutIns State Park is open again in the Black River region. Continued on Page 21 Missouri Guides and Outfitters is a publication of River Hills Traveler, P. O. Box 245, St. Clair, MO 63077. It is distributed in cooperation with the Missouri Division of Tourism, the Missouri Department of Conservation and private businesses. Copyright 2013 by Traveler Publishing Co., St. Clair, MO 63077. If you would like us to include your business or organization in this directory, please fill out the form on page 23 and return it to us or use the online form on at www. missouriguidesandoutfitters.com. Online listings can be started any time. Emery Styron, Publisher • Jo Schaper, Asst. Editor www.riverhillstraveler.com • 800-874-8423

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1. Beaver Creek Beaver Canoe Rental Dale Pennington/ Sandra Wilson 159 State Highway W Ava, MO, MO 65608 Phone: 417-796-2336

dalesandy6554@hughes.net www.beavercanoerental.com

Canoe Rentals, 1/2- to 2-day floats. Fishing, used canoe sales. Primitive tent camping, RV pads with electric, showers, flush toilets, picnic tables. Store sales with snacks, ice, t-shirts, hats. Spring and rain fed clearwater stream. We are located 20 miles west of Ava at Brownbranch.

2. Big Piney River Fall Creek Rock Shop Laurence and Helen Nuelle 11010 Dillon Outer Road, I-44 exit 189 Rolla, MO 65401 Phone: 573-368-3737 www.route66rockshop.biz

Full service rock shop: mineral and fossil specimens, carvings, bookends, jewelry. Geological books, mining ephemera and rockhound accessories at reasonable prices. Special buys, estate specimens - our stock changes periodically. Stop by and browse our shelves every time you head down I-44. Open 7 days a week: 10-6 Mon-Fri; 9-6 Sat; 11-6 Sun. Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping, LLC Glen Clark 23455 Teak Lane St. Robert, MO 65584 Phone: 573-336-8639 www.layzday.com

Canoes, rafts, kayaks, jon boats, hot showers, store. All campsites on the river with a nice breeze, all species in the river. Trees provide plenty of shade.Only three miles from I-44. Best family camping in Missouri!

Larry and Gayle Helms 18700 Cliff Road Dixon, MO 65459 Phone: 573-759-7294 or (cell) 573-337-0543 larryh@dixoncamping. com www.bscfloattrips.com

Canoe, raft, kayak, tube and jon boat rentals on the Big Piney and Gasconade rivers. We specialize in family friendly tent and RV camping adjacent to Missouri’s 14th largest natural flowing spring rated at 42 million gallons per day. Our 15 acre campground has many large spacious river side campsites, some with 20/30/50 amp, full hookup RV connections; camp store, wireless Internet, modern restrooms, shower house, concrete boat launch, camp grills, fire pits, picnic tables, ice, firewood and shuttle service available. We offer on site RV rentals. We are located within the Smallmouth Bass trophy area of Gasconade River. We are located 2 hours from St. Louis, 4 hours from Kansas City, 1.5 hours from Springfield. Easy 9.5 mile access from I-44. Pulaski County Tourism Bureau Beth Wiles 137 St. Robert Blvd., Suite A, Exit 161, North Side of I-44 St. Robert, MO 65584 Phone: 573-336-6355 Fax: 573-336-2985

email@pulaskicountyusa.com www.pulaskicountyusa.com Visitor’s Center located north of I-44, exit 161. Call or stop by to learn about all that Pulaski County has to offer! Unique cabin resorts, RV Parks, camping, outfitters providing float trips along the

Big Piney and Gasconade Rivers. Trophy trout fishing along the Roubidoux Creek. Military, Civil War and Frisco railroad museums, geocaching. Dine in a cave. Call today for your free Visitor’s Guide or Route 66 Driving Tour brochure. Driving Tour brochure. Richco, LLC River Services Richard Sphar 10980 Western Rd Duke, MO 65461 Phone: 573-435-6555 Fax: 573-435-6696

richco@centurytel.net

Providing river services since 1973. Offering discount canoes and kayaks (customer hauls); trailers for canoes and kayaks available. Two-bedroom vacation cabin (new, modern, 1 1/2 bath, washer-dryer, full kitchen, other amenities, with weekly rates). Primitive camping. Deer and turkey hunting. Rustic Motel Bob Desai 812 S. Bishop, Hwy 63 S. Rolla, MO 65401 Phone: 573-364-6943 Fax: 573-368-4754

info@rusticmotelofrolla.com www.rusticmotelofrolla.com

Right off Route 66! Located in the southern part of Rolla on Hwy 63, we offer affordable accommodations with a personal touch. 25 rooms, outdoor pool, king, queen, double and triple beds, pets allowed for small fee. Each room includes fridge, microwave coffeemaker, cable TV and hispeed wireless Internet. Family owned, near restaurants, and in the middle of everywhere!

U.S. Missouri Route 66 Canoe Rental

Andy Shelden 10630 Hwy. Z Devils Elbow, MO 65457 Phone: 573-336-2730 or (cell) 573-855-3394 rt66canoe@socket.net www.rt66canoe.com

Canoe, jon boat, raft, kayak and tube rentals and fishing on Big Piney, Little Piney and Gasconade rivers. Family fun. Open all year. Wilderness Ridge Resort Tim and Nancy Warrick 33850 Windsor Lane Duke, MO 65461 Phone: 573-435-6767

wildernessridgerersort.com

Bluff camping overlooking the Big Piney River. Canoes, rafts, cargo canoes, kayaks, cabins, shuttles, guides, hot showers, ice, firewood. Trophy smallmouth, largemouth, goggle-eye. Riverfront fishing. Hunting in season. Located in heart of national forest. Excellent hunting for deer, turkey and squirrel. Catering for groups available with advance notice. Call for availability during summer.

3. Big River Cherokee Landing Anderson Family 8344 Berry Road Bonne Terre, MO 63628 Phone: 573-358-2805

canoe@cherokeelanding.com www.cherokeelanding.com

Float Missouri's beautiful, uncrowded Big River and enjoy trophy smallmouth fishing. 2-13 mile floats. We rent canoes, jon boats, rafts, kayaks and tubes. Guide service available. Reservations recommended. Group rates available. Camping, RV sites, cabins. Fishing lake and paddleboats. Open daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Washington State Park Thunderbird Lodge Al Schmurr 13041 St. Hwy. 104 south of De Soto on Mo. 21 De Soto, MO 63020 Phone: 636-586-2995 info@mofunparks.com www.mofunparks.com

Secluded amongst the bluffs of the Big River, WSP offers cabins, camping, trails, 3 & 7 mile floats, swimming pool, petrogylphs and store. Stay in our cabins, have the best catfish and BBQ while at the slide pool or take a raft, canoe, kayak or tube down the Big River. Just 45 minutes from St. Louis. Get away, but not too far away. Park amenities available April to November.

4. Black River Arcadia Sporting Goods Jct. Hwy. 21 and 72 Arcadia, MO 63621

Phone: 573-546-7616 www.arcadiasportinggoodsinc.com Details: Friendly, one-stop Sporting Goods Dealer in the Arcadia Valley. Family owned and operated for over 40 years. 1900 Guns in stock! Buy, sell and trade. Guns, knives, calls, targets, holsters, ammunition, we have it all. We also have gasoline, gifts, souvenirs, beer, wine, liquor, and a snack bar including pizza and ice cream. Open 7 days a week. Bearcat’s Getaway Glee Suntrup P.O. Box 65 Lesterville, MO 63654 Phone: 888-356-2844, 573-637-2264 Fax: 888-356-2844 bearcatgl@aol.com

www.bearcatgetaway.com Float trips, cabins, camping, live entertainment, canoe, raft and tube rentals, half-mile of

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DragonFly Cabins & Retreat

Linda McHenry, owner Highway 21 South Ironton, MO 63650

Phone: 888-840-3657, 573-631-6401 dragonflyinbb@yahoo.com www.dragonflyinbb.com

DragonFly Cabins & Retreat, featuring Vincent’s Lodge. Private, secluded 176-acre property south of Ironton featuring 6and 10-acre lakes, 5 miles of hiking trails, fishing, swimming and kayaking. Lodging and meeting space available for corporate retreats, weddings, hunting groups, family reunions and romantic getaways. Get back to nature at DragonFly.

beach front camping, modern bathroom facilities, restaurant on site, general store, home of Black River Amphitheater. No quiet hour until 2 a.m. Group discounts. Camelot RV Campground Bill or Jean Hillis 4728 Hwy 67 N Poplar Bluff, MO 63901 Phone: 573-785-1016

camelotrv@hotmail.com www.camelotrvcampground. com

We have 76 full-hookup; water, sewer, electric, 30/50 amp; LP, free cable TV-61 channels and WiFi. Open yearround. Daily, weekly, extended stay sites with room for your slideouts and tows. Food and car rental deliver to sites. Make us your campground headquarters and enjoy the area, or make us a convenient overnight stop. We are close to town for everyone’s shopping, dining and entertainment needs. Visit our website for more information and photos.

Brad & Robyn Parker P.O. Box 293 Annapolis, MO 63620 Phone: 573-598-4555

brparker@semo.net www.jeffscanoerentals.com

Fishing, canoeing and rafting. One- and two-day floats in canoes and rafts. Located at Hwy. K bridge, within walking distance of Corps of Engineers Hwy. K Park. Family-owned and operated for over 40 years. DoHickeys Halley Henson 33035 Hwy 21 Lesterville, MO 63654 Phone: 573-637-1200

Email: dohickeys@live.com

Groceries, swimming shoes, goggles, fresh deli meats & sandwiches, camping supplies, floater’s needs. Summer hours: 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun. thru Thurs. Open til 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Ft. Davidson Motel & Cafe Hwys. 21 and 221 Pilot Knob, MO 63663

GPS coordinates: Latitude N 37 ° 37.171 min. Longitude W 90° 38.422 min. Phone: 573-546-7427

www.FortDavidson.com

We welcome you with mountain views and all the amenities including a pool, restaurant and Jacuzzi suites, located on a Civil War battlefield. Markham Springs Stone House Brenda Shearrer Hwy. 49 Williamsville, MO 63937 Phone: 573-998-2337

bshearrer@windstream.net

Enjoy your visit at Markham

Springs Recreation Area 3 miles west of Williamsville on the beautiful Black River. This recently renovated home has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14. The home has a fireplace, 2 baths, and a full kitchen. Enjoy the view from the front porch that overlooks the mill pond, walk the trails, and appreciate the tranquility of the bubbling springs. Rates: $80/ weekday; $240/weekend; $500/ week. Available for weddings, reunions or just a great family getaway. Ryno’s Pub, Pizzeria & Grill Mike & Cherri Reinagel 32 County Road 116 (Hwy. 21 South) Ironton, MO 63650 Phone: 573-546-1234

rynospizza@centurylink.net

“Get Happy on the Hill” at Rynos! Fire brick pizza & subs. Wings, gumbo, Angus burgers, Coldest beer for miles. Gluten-Free Pizza, Beer and Cider. Try our original Inland Hurricane and Chocolate Martinis. Family dining in your choice of lounge, patio or non-smoking dining areas. Sports on HDTVs. Carryout & Delivery. Follow our music and events schedule on Facebook. Open Tuesday thru Thursday at 3 p.m.; Friday at 11 a.m.; Saturday and Sunday at noon.

5. Bourbeuse River

Devils’ Back Floats Dolores Swoboda 5103 Noser Mill Road Leslie, MO 63056 Phone: 573-484-3231

Canoe, kayak and jon boat rental. Riverside camping. Located just one hour from St. Louis.


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6. Bull Shoals Lake

Biltmore Resort & General Store

Tom and Donna Hilger HC 1, Box 1245 Isabella, MO 65676 Phone: 417-273-4499

stay@biltmoreresort.com www.biltmoreresort.com

Easy boat trailering! Roomy year-round modern cabins with screened porches. Fullyequipped cabins including kitchen: Heat and air-conditioning, large back yard, barbecue grills and more.Private boat dock in quiet, secluded bay with electric at all slips. Dock is located between two area marinas. Pontoon rental now available. Water sports, great fishing, family fun on the uncrowded, clear waters of Bull Shoals. Relax anytime in the spring, summer, fall or winter. Accepting reservations now to ensure your favorite dates. Family oriented, quiet and beautiful with gradual sloped grounds and paved roads. Offseason rates Labor Day through May 15.

7. Castor River Hidden Valley Campground Bill Cheek P.O. Box 288 Marble Hill, MO 63764 Phone: 573-495-2628 Fax: 573-495-2628

A 142-acre valley of paradise, canoe rentals, float trips, swimming, picnics, hiking and biking trails, hot showers, country store, tent and trailer camping, ice. Daily, weekly, monthly rates. Sites with water and electric. Camping trailers for rent day or night; trailers for lease by the year. Full RV hookup ups. Basketball, horse shoes, swimming, volleyball, playground. Hunters welcome. Tree stands available for deer and turkey season. Lots for lease. Country music shows on major holidays.

Whippoorwill Lake Family Camping Rt. 2, Box 570, C. R. 520 Marble Hill, MO 63764 Phone: 573-238-3995

camp@whippoorwilllake.com www.whippoorwilllake.com

Family-friendly camping features fishing at Whippoorwill Lake, horse camping and 10 miles of horse trails. Tent, cabin, cottage and RV facilities. Swimming, pavilions and campground convenience store with food, pizza, ice, ice cream, bait and firewood. Sand volleyball court and stage available for special events and gospel singing.

8. Clearwater Lake

Beaver Springs Campground Emily & Gregg Silvester Rt. 3 Box 3598 Piedmont, MO 63957 Phone: 573-223-4217 Fax: 573-223-4101

info@beaversprings camp.com www.beaverspringscamp.com

Beautiful pine trees. Full hookup camp sites. 30/50 service. Free cable TV, free Wi-Fi. Swimming pool. One mile from Clearwater Lake and Black River. Fish in our stream (bass, catfish, bluegill and crappie.) Camping cabins (bring all your camping gear, leave your tent at home) cable TV, A/C, compact refrigerator. Daily, weekly and monthly rates. We can arrange canoe rental and accept Visa/MC.

St. Louis and offers boating, water sports, swimming, fishing, camping, hiking and many other outdoor activities. Anglers come from all across the state to fish for crappie, bass and catfish. Call today for your free Visitor’s Guide. Ernie’s Sales & Service David Martin 9401 Hwy. H Ellington, MO 63638 Phone: 573-461-2244 Fax: 573-461-2222 ernies@mcmo.net www.jetdoctor.net

Home of the Jet Doctor. Shallow water running is our specialty. We custom build outboard jet boats to customer’s specifications. We can also convert your existing boat to a jet. We carry all major brands: Mercury and Evinrude outboards, Blazer, Weldcraft and Legendcraft Xterminator Boats and Rivercraft Trailers. Give us a call or visit us on the Web!

Phone: 573-223-4186

Newly expanded and remodeled. Refrigerator, coffeepot and microwave in each room. Color cable TV, DSL wireless. Lounge. Conference, party room available. Swimming pool in season. Open all year. Hunters and fishermen welcome.

9. Current River & Jacks Fork

Phone: 573-223-7324

www.kempersresort.com

Clearwater Lake Assn. Emily Silvester, Secretary P. O. Box 241 Piedmont, MO 63957 info@beaversprings camp.com www.clearwaterlake.org

R & L Marine Rick LaPlant 301 Business HH Piedmont, MO 63957

The Clearwater Lake Association is your primary source of information for the Clearwater Lake/Black River regions. Clearwater Lake/Black River is the gem of the Ozarks, located just 2 hours south of

Stonecrest Motel 915 N. Main, Hwy. 34 Piedmont, MO 63957

Kempers Hideaway Resort Tami Drennan Rt. 3, Box 3641 Piedmont, MO 63957

Located on Black River below Clearwater Lake. Cabins with kitchenettes and screened porches. Camping with full RV hookups. Walleye and smallmouth bass fishing. Canoes, kayaks, 6-man rafts, beach swim area, game room, barbecue grills. Outboard motor repair. Great floating conditions all season long. One mile below Clearwater Lake. Close to Black River Hike & Bike Trail. Like us on Facebook.

Phone: 573-223-4849

Daiwa. Best tackle selection on Clearwater Lake.

Phone: 573-223-7060 Fax: 573-223-4125 www.rlmarine.net

Custom built boats and jets. Tohatsu, Suzuki and Honda motors. Home of Rapture Boats. Ardent reels, Falcon &

Cathy Kladiva 501 E. Chicopee Road Van Buren, MO 63965

Phone: 573-323-8328; 800-354-6295 bsrvc@yahoo.com www.currentriver.com

Come visit us. We're near Big Spring, Watercress Spring, Ozark National Scenic Scan with Riverways, Mark Twain smart phone National for Google map Forest, Peck Ranch, and shops and restaurants in downtown Van Buren. For more info, visit: www.currentriver.com


Big Spring Lodge & Cabins Kim Davenport HCR 1 Box 169 Van Buren, MO 63965

Visit Jacks Fork River

Phone: 573-323-4423

bigspringlodgeandcabins@ hotmail.com www.bigspringlodgeandcabins.com

Stay in a hand-crafted cabin built by the CCC in the 1930s, overlooking the beautiful Current River. Dine in our lovely restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Located in Big Spring National Park, part of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Camelot RV Campground See full listing, Page 5

Carr's Canoe Rental Stacy Smith HC 1 Box 137 Eminence, MO 65466

Phone: 800-333-3956, 573-858-3240

info@carrscanoerental.com www.carrscanoerental.com

Canoeing,kayaking, Rafting and tubing on upper Current River. We are located just north of the Current River bridge at Round Spring.

Current River Marine Fred & Cathy Aldrich Hwy. 142 E Doniphan, MO 63935 Phone: 573-996-7610 Fax: 573-996-4326

crm@windstream.net currentrivermarine.com

We have been in business since 1985. We carry a wide variety of boats, motors and trailers. We service most brands with parts on hand or we can order them. Dealer for Weldcraft, Polarcraft, Blazer, Lowe, Express, SeaArk, Alweld and Gator boats. Motors by Mercury, Yamaha, Suzuki and Evinrude and Johnson. We also carry Haulrite and Rivercraft Trailers. Specializing in custom-built boats. Just the way you want it! We also have a wide variety of new and used lower units of all makes.

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grain and equine necessities. Facilities available for corporate retreats, family and class reunions, weddings, lectures, events and dinners.

•Float •Camp •Cabins •Beach 105 Circle B off Hwy 106 West P. O. Box 850 Eminence, MO 65466 573-226-3618 Fax: 573-226-1377

circlebcamp@socket.net www.circlebcampground. com

We have cabins, camping, and RV sites. General store. Float in our canoes, kayaks, rafts and tubes and camp near our Jacks Fork beach. Modern restrooms, shower and laundry. We have full RV hookups and an RV dump station.

Golden Hills Trail Rides & Resort Kay Golden 19546 Golden Drive Raymondville, MO 65555

Phone: RSVP 800-874-1157, Info 417-457-6222 Fax: 417-457-6680 info@goldenhills.com www.goldenhills.com

Picturesque, family-operated ranch in beautiful Ozark Mountains of south-central Missouri with crystal clear streams, forest, bluffs and caves. Miles of trails not used by pickups, ATVs, or dogs. Amenities & Facilities: Large campground area, ranch style motel, electric and water hookups, 12,000 sq. ft. dining hall, horse rentals and boarding, arena, swimming pool, massage, exercise room, fun shows, hayrides and other activities, farrier, clean restrooms and showers, veterinarian services, bunkhouse, covered horse stalls/paddocks, western wear and convenience store, hay,

Harvey’s Alley Spring Canoe Rental Shane and Kim Van Steenis HCR 3, Box 18 Eminence, MO 65466

Phone: 1-888-963-5628 Fax: 573-226-3488

canoe@socket.net www.harveysalleyspring. com

Located at Alley Spring National Park. Canoes, kayaks, rafts, tubes, car shuttles. Camping, RV hookups, modern restrooms, free hot showers. General store, swimming, fishing and camping supplies, ice, wood, t-shirts, groceries, beer and snacks. Jadwin Canoe Rental Scott Blackwell 8754 Hwy. K Jadwin, MO 65501 Phone: 800-937-4837, 573-729-5229 Fax: 573-729-7340

jadwincanoerental @earthlink.net www.jadwincanoe.com

Blue Ribbon trophy trout fishing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting and tubing on upper Current River.


swimming, fishing, floating and enjoying the Current River.

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Missouri Elk Capital Chapter Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation Jim Anderson P. O. Box 94 Eminence, MO 65466 Phone: 573-226-3893

Eminence is the Missouri Elk Capital, and the Missouri Elk Capital Chapter of the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation would like to welcome you. We are outdoors men and women dedicated to improving Ozark habitat for elk and other native species as elk once again bugle and roam across their native Missouri range. If you’d like to join us, please drop us a note or give us a call. Ozark National Scenic Riverways National Park Service P. O. Box 492 Watercress Drive Van Buren, MO 63965

Starlight Motel Matthew & Amy Business Hwy. 60 E. 1409 Main St. Van Buren, MO 63965 Riverside Motel, Cabins & Beulah’s Country Home John and Judy Stewart HC 1, Box 180 Eminence, MO 65466 Phone: 573-226-3291 Fax: 815-301-9376 jstewart001@centurytel.net www.riversidemotelonline. com

Riverfront cabins, motel, indoor heated swimming pool, horse stalls, kitchens, non-smoking rooms. RV sites, full hookups. Hunters specials. Ask about our offseason discount.

Phone: 573-323-4236 Fax: 573-323-4140 www.nps.gov/ozar/

Managers of federal portions of the Current and Jacks Fork rivers. Ozark National Scenic Riverways was established in 1964 to protect Ozark streams and springs. This was the first federal park designed explicitly to conserve river systems. Running River Canoe Rental Jack & Lois Peters HCR 62, Box 368 Salem, MO 65560 Phone: Reservations: 800-226-6394 Info: 573-858-3371

www.runningrivercanoe.com rrcr@centurytel.net

Canoe, kayak and raft trips on the upper Current River. Modern campground with tent sites, electric sites and full hookups for RVs. Convenience store with beer, liquor, gas, diesel, snacks and camping supplies.

Rocky River Campground Jason Seter 304 W. Jefferson Doniphan, MO 63935 Phone: 573-996-7171 Fax: 573-996-5144

riverriver@windstream.net www.rockyriverresort.com Beautiful wooded campground on the Current River. We have fullhookup RV sites, and we rent float equipment. We take you six miles upriver and we float you back to our campground! Rafts, kayaks, tubes and canoes available for rental.

Simmons Grocery and Hardware U. S. 60, 7 miles west of Ellsinore, 1 mile south of Hwy 21 South. Ellsinore, MO 63937 Phone: 573-322-5758

Simmons offers floating, camping, fishing, hunting sup-

Shady Lane Cabins & Motel Jim and Jeanie Anderson P.O. Box 94 Eminence, MO 65466 Phone: 573-226-3893

shadylanecabins @centurytel.net www.shadylanecabins.com

Stay in roomy cabins with handmade log furniture in Eminence, Elk Capital of Missouri and Canoe Capital of the World. Also available, Story’s Creek Manor, a 3-bedroom ranch style home with all the amenities. Large and small cabins, motel rooms and motel suite available. See www. shadylanecabins.com for our accommodations and current rates. Convenient to year-round floating on the Current and Jacks Fork Rivers, elk viewing at nearby Peck Ranch, hiking on the Ozark Trail and Lick Log Trail and the nation’s largest trail ride. If you are here to elk-watch, talk to us! plies and ammo, camo, hunting and fishing permits. Hardware, gas, groceries, deli, beer and pizza all in one place. If you need it, come and see us! We open early and close late. Southern Comfort Cabins & RV Resort HC 5, Box 29 Doniphan, MO 63935 Phone: 573-785-6483

southerncomfortcabin @netzero.com www.southerncomfortcabin. com

We offer four 4-person cabin rentals, sitting right on the edge of the Current River and 13 RV sites with water, septic and electric hookups. Boat ramp available when you stay with us. Excellent for relaxing,

Phone: 573-323-4673

starlightmotel1@gmail.com www.seevanburen.com

Single, double and kitchenette units. We feature a swimming pool, horseshoes, and BBQ pavilion. Cable TV, air conditioning, peaceful surroundings, friendly service. Six blocks from amenities of downtown Van Buren including stores and restaurants.

The Bedell Family 106 Olive St. Van Buren, MO 63965 Phone: 573-323-8156

matt@eatsleepfloat.com www.eatsleepfloat.com

The Landing consists of the Rosecliff Lodge, The Blue Heron Restaurant, The Landing River Store and new River Centre. Our Website says it all Eat, Sleep, Float!

The Landing features the historic 56 unit lodge, one of the finest restaurants on the banks of the Current River, and the new River Centre - a venue for music and social events. We have a full service store, where you can rent a canoe, kayak, tube or raft for the day. We are open 7 days a week year round. Quality camping is available nearby...ask us for our recommendations.

Whatever your requirements in a weekend or week-long Ozark getaway, call us...we can help to make it happen!


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mdc.mo.gov

Discover nature with us.

Twin Pines is located in Shannon County in the midst of Missouri’s most productive forests. Come discover the rich history of the Ozark’s, hiking, canoeing, bird-watching, and other nature activities.

See elk at nearby Peck Ranch Conservation Area. Explore the region’s trails, streams and other natural features.

Twin Pines Conservation Nature Center

Building hours

Eminence (Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas & New Year’s Day) • Wednesday–Saturday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 19 • Sunday: noon to 5 p.m. Birch Tree • Closed Monday–Tuesday Winona

For more information, call 573-325-1381 mdc.mo.gov/twinpines

Twin Pines 19 CEC

Location

North Van Buren

60 map not to scale

SERV I N G NAT U R E AN D YO U

Twin Pines is in Winona on Highway 60, 1.3 miles east of the intersection of highways 60 and 19 north.


10. Eleven Point River

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Stray Dog BBQ & Pizza Mark & Pam Norris Hwy 60 & 103 at Current River Bridge Van Buren, MO 63965

Eleven Point Canoe Rental Brian Sloss Junction US 160 and Mo. 19 Rt. 2 Box 2522 Alton, MO 65606

Phone: 573-323-0020

straydog1@centurytel.net www.straydogbbq.net

BBQ cooked with Ozark oak and hickory. Open 7 days a week to 8, 9 or 10 p.m. Dine in or carry out. BBQ whole butts, ribs & brisket. Our specialty: pulled pork, BBQ chicken & chicken fajita pizzas. Deck dining, catering, event room, big screen TV, Free WiFi. No dogs are harmed in the making of our BBQ.

The Last Resort Judy Maxcy 59962 Hwy. 21 Ellington, MO 63638 GPS N 37.12.028; W 90.56.980

Phone: 573-663-3623 jmaxcy@mcmo.net

Vacation rental features central access to all recreation areas including Big Spring, Current River, Blue Spring, Clearwater, Owls Bend, Wappapello, Jacks Fork River. Fully furnished 3-bedroom house four miles south of Ellington, Mo. Fully-equipped kitchen, linens and towels supplied. Explore the Ozarks by day and relax in the comfort of a cozy home by night. Van Buren Chamber of Commerce Post Office Box 693 Van Buren, MO 63965 Phone: 573-323-4117 chamber@seevanburen.com www.seevanburen.com

Van Buren, Missouri lies deep in the southeastern Missouri Ozarks, a lovely and peaceful county seat with a population of 893 contented people. It is a major destination for recreational floating and fishing on the famous and beautiful Current River, as well as visit one of the largest springs in the world, Big Spring. The Van Buren Area Chamber of Commerce wants to share the

Twin Pines Conservation Education Center 1.3 miles east of Hwy. 19 North on U.S. Hwy. 60 Winona, MO 65588 Phone: 573-325-1381

http://mdc.mo.gov/regions/ ozark/twin-pines-conservation-education-center

Twin Pines Conservation Education Center offers hiking, birdwatching, nature photography and other nature activities. A trail provides access to pine-oak woodland and other forest types. Located in the midst of Missouri’s most productive forests, Twin Pines emphasizes the Ozark timber industry. Displays include vintage logging equipment, a log cabin, and early 20th century schoolhouse. Its proximity to Peck Ranch makes it the ideal place to get maps and the latest information for the elk driving tour. Open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. WedSaturday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mon-Tues. Current River and Big Spring with everyone. We encourage you to learn more about our community’s businesses and what they make available to you, our guest. Come and See Van Buren! Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park Camp-Resort Jeff and Priscilla P.O. Box 818 County Rd M127 Deer Run # 2 Van Buren, MO 63965 Lat. 36.9964; Long. 91.0147 Phone: 573-323-4447

contactjellystone@yahoo.com currentriverjellystone.com

Family Fun on the Current River. Camp on river in tents or RVs. Full hookups, swimming

Phone: 417-778-6497

canoe@ortrackm.org www.11pointcanoe.com Anita Van Steenis HCR 2, Box 199 Eminence, MO 65466

Phone: 1-888-833-4931 or 573-226-3478

float@2riverscanoe.com www.2riverscanoe.com

Canoe, kayak, tube and raft rentals; car shuttle; convenience store. Located inside Ozark National Scenic Riverways Campground at Junction of Current and Jacks Fork. Free hot showers and restrooms.

Canoe/kayak/raft rental, guided fly fishing, camping and cottage rentals. We also provide car shuttles, fishing licenses, hot showers and fly and spin fishing tackle. Hufstedler’s Canoe Rental, Camp and Cabins Mike and Wendy Jones Rt. 1, Box 1280, Riverton Access Alton, MO 65606 Phone: 417-778-6116 www.hufstedlers.com

Camping, lodging, store. Canoes, kayaks, tubes, shuttle service, Hot showers, hunting and fishing licenses, tackle. Located at Riverton Access. Float back to camp or automobiles.

Richards’ Canoe Rental Karen Richard Rt. 2, Box 2427 Alton, MO 65606 Windy’s Canoe Rental 513 N. Main, P.O. Box 151 Eminence, MO 65466 Phone: 1-866-889-8177 windys@socket.net www.windyscanoe.com

Canoe, kayak, raft and tube rental; personal canoe shuttles, store, t-shirts, caps, ice and all your camping needs. Fishing and swimming. pool, restaurant, playground, hayrides, planned children’s activities, game room, laundry, clean restrooms, hot showers, groceries, ice, river shoes, picnic tables, grills, meeting room. We now offer mini-golf, gem mining and themed weekends. Cabins and rental campers available for up to 6 people. Major credit cards accepted.

Phone: 417-778-6186

info@richardscanoerental.com www.richardscanoerental.com Camping, canoeing, fishing, hunting, hiking. Kayaks, rafts, tubes, shuttles, campground, RV sites, showers, cabins and store. Guides for Blue Ribbon trout, White Ribbon trout, smallmouth, walleye, goggleeye and deer. Youth camping. Year round service. Home hospitality, family atmosphere. Pets welcome.


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11. Elk River Big Sugar & Indian Creeks

13. Gasconade River

Bluff Dwellers Cavern George Bunch 954 Hwy 59 South Noel, MO 64854 Phone: 417-475-3666 Fax: 417-475-3606

bluffd@netins.net bluffdwellerscavern.com

Come enjoy a one hour tour through Bluff Dweller’s Cavern. One of Missouri’s more scenic caves full of a variety of formations and some amazing natural wonders. We have welllit level pathways, and an easy tour for the whole family. Also available: gemstone panning and an affordable gift shop. Fifty six degrees, open year round. NCA and MCA members. Come see us. Guaranteed you will be amazed. Camp Tilden Sammie Roark P.O. Box 532 Pineville, MO 64856

Phone: 877-646-1418

Boiling Spring Campground See full isting, Page 4

Ruth Young 71 Elk River Road 64856 Pineville, MO 64856 Phone: 417-223-4586

info@KozyKamp.com www.KozyKamp.com www.Facebook.com/ KozyKamp Float trips, tent camping, RV hookups, day passes. Canoe, kayak, 4, 6 and 8 man rafts and tube rentals. Modern bathrooms with hot showers. Camp store. Swimming, fishing, volleyball, basketball, shuffleboard. We have 1/2 mile of Elk River frontage. Come check us out! “Arrive as friends... depart as family.”

camptilden@olemac.net www.camptilden.com

Cabins, 30-50 amp RV hookups, tent camping; canoe, kayak and tube rentals; fishing, swimming, volleyball, horseshoes; hot showers, store, covered pavilion, full kitchen dining facility available to rent. Great for family reunions and supervised groups.

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Al Sellers 15806 Hwy. 59 Noel, MO 64854 Phone: 417-475-4774

TwoSonsFloats @TwoSonsFloats.com www.TwoSonsFloats.com

Two Sons Floats & Camping -- COME VISIT US TODAY! Offering 3 seat canoes with cup holders & storage (see them on our website) 6 & 8 man rafts, kayaks, & tubes -- 30 acres of shaded tent & R.V. camping on over 1/2 mile of river front -- We take pride in our clean modern shower & bathroom facilities (free), on site campstore & huge beach. For reservations call 800-693-1892. Find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/twosonsfloats.

12. Forest Lake Shady Beach Campground The Adamsons P.O. Box 473 Noel, MO 64854 Phone: 1-800-745-6481 or 417-475-6483 www.shadybeach.com

Now with a zipline and vacation rental homes. Air-conditioned camp cabins, RV park, tent camping. Canoe, kayak, raft and tube rentals. Swimming, fishing, volleyball, horseshoes. Campground store, quarter-mile beachfront, friendly atmosphere. Visit our blog, www.TravTalk.net for the latest in Missouri outdoor news. Your comments always welcome. No registration required

Lakeroad Village RV Park Everett LaCost 23067 Potter Trail Kirksville, MO 63501 Phone: 660-665-2228

lakeroadrv@hughes.net www.lakeroadrv.com

We offer great value with full hookups, cable, with full hookups, cable, laundry, private showers and restrooms. Just 1/2 mile from city limits making us very convenient to shopping and dining. We offer daily, weekly and monthly rates. 1.5 mile from Jct. 63 & Potter Avenue.

Pulaski County Tourism See full listing on page 4

Scenic 63 Motel & RV Park John and Diane DeNoon 12141 Route 63 South Vienna, MO 65582 Phone: 573-422-3907 scenic63motelrvpark @yahoo.com www.scenic63.com

Float and fish the beautiful Gasconade River. Canoes, canoe float trips, and tube rental available. (Call for reservations). Seven-mile float. Nine-room motel, 16 RV pull-thru sites. Full hook-ups, 20-30-50 amp. Tent camping available. Swimming pool, shower houses and laundry room. Located between Jefferson City and Rolla. U.S. Route 66 Canoe Rental See full listing on page 4

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We post breaking outdoor stories from all over Missouri three or more times a week at TravTalk. net, the online news service of River Hills Traveler magazine. Keep up on MDC, Missouri state parks, Corps of Engineers lakes, environmental stories and other outdoor news. Join our lively discussions, too.


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14. Huzzah & Courtois Creeks Bass’ River Resort See full isting, Page 13

Huzzah Valley Resort The Cottrell Family 970 E. Hwy. 8 Steelville, MO 65565

Phone: 800-367-4516 or 573-786-8412 vacation@ huzzahvalley.com www.huzzahvalley.com

Huzzah Valley Resort is located in the breathtaking wooded area, nestled at the junction of the pristine Huzzah River and Dry Creek amongst the sycamores, birch and beautiful dogwoods. We offer canoes, rafts, inner tubes, kayaks, horseback riding, camping, RV camping, BBQ dinners, various types of lodging, showers, laundromat and a playground. We have a onsite store for all of your camping needs. We also make and deliver pizza and hot wings. We are open year round. Located 1-1/2 hours from St. Louis, 10 miles east of Steelville on Hwy. 8.

15. James River James River Outfitters, LLC 110 Y-Bridge Road Galena, MO 65656 Phone: 417-357-6443 Fax: 417-357-6440

info@jamesriveroutfitters.com www.jamesriveroutfitters.com Welcome to Galena Missouri’s premiere James River Outfitters, LLC., serving Stone County and surrounding areas.

James River Outfitters offers canoe, kayak and raft rentals, and operates an on-site RV park complete with a clean, modern bathhouse, full 50 amp Scan with electrical smart phone and water for Google map hookups and dump station. Whether you are wishing to “rough it” in a tent or your RV, James River Outfitters offers something for everyone. Established in 2003, James River Outfitters is the most respected outfitter in Galena. We offer outfitting for canoeing, fishing, tent camping, floating, swimming, nature photography, bird watching or just relaxing and enjoying the scenery. Local family owned and operated, we offer a lifetime of experience and we’re eager to share our knowledge with you. Our customers return time after time in order to enjoy the Ozarks and James River Outfitter’s personal and professional services. READ

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16. Lake of the Ozarks Cross Creek RV Park, Cabins & Campground

John and Wendy Peters P. O. Box 936 Lake Ozark, MO 65049

Phone: 888-250-3885 or 573-365-1211 camp@crosscreekrvpark. com www.crosscreekrvpark.com

The most unique family campground at the Lake. Featuring a private 8-acre fishing lake with no license required. Full hookup RV sites, shady tent area, five treehouse cabins, four full facility cabins, or camp on your own island! Enjoy the crystal clean pool, 9 hole mini-golf, paddleboats, free WiFi, spotless showerhouse and bathrooms, and much more. Close to all major attractions. Call and reserve your site today, or visit the website. Located 2 1/2 miles down Hwy. W from Bagnell Dam.

17. Little Niangua River Karen Gruender 891 Bannister Hollow Road Macks Creek, MO 65786 Phone: 573-363-0042 cedarcmp@dam.net www.cedarcamp.net

Come enjoy the peace and quiet of the Little Niangua River. Quality camping, floating and fishing in plastic and aluminum canoes. Kayaks, tubes and shuttles available. We have campsites with electric, cabins and hot showers. Camp store with wood and ice. Bunkhouse available. Family-friendly and lots of room. We are the only canoe outfitter on the upper Little Niangua.

18. Mark Twain Lake 154 Marine Charlie & Sonnie Kunkel 40175 Hwy. 154 Perry, MO 63462 Phone: 573-565-2052 Fax: 573-565-2052

154marine@centurytel.net www.154marine.com

Sales, service, storage. Dealer for Yamaha, Mercury, Skeeter, Xpress and Monterey boats and Premier pontoons. Factory certified Yamaha and Mercruiser mechanics. We treat you the way we would like to be treated. Country Inn Resort Rich Yochim 22938 Hwy. EE Center, MO 63436

Phone: 573-267-3800 Fax: 573-267-9929

www.countryinnresort.com

Accommodations for anglers, hunters, family vacationers. Mark Twain Lake and Hannibal attractions. Crappie, bass, catfish, ducks, deer in area. Dry Dock Hank Marshall 18340 MCR 489 Stoutsville, MO 63283 Phone: 573-565-3584 573-560-0084 cell

We are a motel, steakhouse and lounge catering to hunters and anglers at Mark Twain Lake. We have 12 Scan with motel rooms smart phone (each has refrigerator and for Google map microwave) and a 7-bedroom lodge. Excellent food and drink, and great catfish, crappie and bass fishing. We are known for steaks, catfish, and prime rib. We can and do accommodate groups, and have new campsites at the motel/bar/steakhouse site starting in spring 2013 with lake view.


Dry Dock RV Campground Hank Marshall 18340 MCR 489 Stoutsville, MO 63283 Phone: 573-565-3584 573-560-0084 cell

At our RV campground, you pay $1,200-$1,500 per year for water, electric, sewer. We also have a 7-bedroom lodge with full kitchen, and there is a laundryhouse with restrooms and showers for campers. Most RV sites are shaded and a cool breeze blows through our 27 acres of woods. Shady hillside with large lots. Borders Army Corps property on 2.5 sides. At Junction Rt. Z and Mo. 154, 6 mi. east of Paris and 10 miles west of Perry. We have new sites available for Spring 2013 at the Dry Dock, with a view of our lake. Elk Fork Campground Live Bait & Tackle Mike & Reva Sheffield 31298 Hwy. 154, 5 mi east of Paris Paris, MO 65275

Phone: 573-565-3271

nemofisheries@hotmail.com

Pond Stocking of catfish, bass, bluegill, redear, crappie, koi, grass carp and fathead minnows. We sell live bait including crickets, night crawlers, goldfish, shiners, leeches and crawfish. Rt. J Market & Three Rivers Campground Kraig Meyer 19883 Opry Lane Monroe City, MO 63456 Phone: 573-735-1031

Full hook-up campground with 30 & 50 amp service. Pool and shower house. Grill with full menu, deli, liquor and cold beer. Fishing supplies. Gasoline. Propane cylinders filled. Souvenirs. Located 2 miles north of Cannon Dam on Rt J. South Fork Resort Ron & Mary Gillitzer 36765 Hwy. 154 Stoutsville, MO 65283

take advantage of our amenities: game room, pool table, video games, swimming pool and lighted basketball court. We also have a bait and tackle shop, stocked fishing pond, fish cleaning station and boat parking with electric. We feature a outdoor swimming pool, path to Lick Creek Hiking Trail, picnic and BBQ facilities w/grills, playground, guest laundry, cable color TV, weekday family activities and free coffee. Close to Blackjack Marina and geocaching. Stop by and visit our llama and alpacas! Reservations recommended. West Perry Boat and Motor, Inc. Marie Utterback/ Mike Riechers, co-owners 200 W. Main St. Perry, MO 63462 Phone: 573-565-3519 Fax: 573-565-2209

Open 7 Days a Week. New and used boats, motors and boat trailers. We do sales, service and repair in the Mark Twain Lake area, and are known for our friendly, efficient and prompt service.

Phone: 660-327-4360 or 660-676-9433

Phone: 866-382-0033

RV sites. annual contract, water, sewer, electric w/50 amp service. Quiet country setting with shaded lake view sites. Fish cleaning station - fishing pond. Convenience store & bait shop. Gas, propane, ice, soda, beer and snacks. Boat Storage. Close to public boat launch areas and golf course.

Store with pizza, bait and tackle. Cabins, kitchenettes, motel and more. Near numerous boat ramps on the southwest side of lake, across from Mark Twain State Park. Great fishing and hunting area.

3 Bridges Raft Rental Gene Price P.O. Box 757 Sullivan, MO 63080

Timber Ridge Resort Dennis & Jodi Gill 22764 Joanna Dr Perry, MO 63462

info@3bridgesraft.com www.3bridgesraft.com

reva@elkforkcampground.com www.elkforkcampground.com

Hobbie Hut, LLC Vince Smith 28880 Hwy. 19 at Junction 19 and 154 Perry, MO 63462

Phone: 573-565-3150 hobbiehutllc@rallstech.com

We carry sporting goods, ammo, clothing, boating supplies and a large selection of tackle. Coin laundry available. Come see our live alligator! Nemo Bait & Fisheries Vince or Cody Smith 28880 Hwy. 19 at Junction 19 and 154 Perry, MO 63462

reservations @southforkresort.net www.southforkresort.net

GPS N. 39 deg. 30.037 min, W. 91 deg 40.547 min. Phone: 866-565-3135 or 573-565-3135

timberidge@socket.net www.marktwainlake.info

Timber Ridge Resort offers a wide variety of accommodations to fit every budget: private two-bedroom cabins, kitchenette, two-bedroom motel and standard motel units. We have special rates Sunday thru Wednesday, weekly discounts and are open all hunting season. While at Timber Ridge,

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Stephan & Julie Bass 10 miles East of Steelville Steelville, MO 65565 Phone: 573-786-8517 fdicbass@misn.com www.bassresort.com

Canoeing, rafting, kayaking and tubing. One and one-half miles of riverfront camping. RV hookups, log cabins, cozy cabins and lodging houses. Horseback riding and hayrides. Catered barbecues and buffet breakfasts available in summer. Playground, basketball court, swimming pool, fun activities. Come down to Bass’ River Resort for Fun Down In the Country! F.D.I.C.

19. Meramec River

Phone: 573-HOT-RAFT (468-7238)

Rafting, canoeing, kayaking, fishing and self-guided river tours. Open all year round. Reservations required October through April. Convenience store. Under an hour from St. Louis. Take I-44 west to Exit 225, then 3 miles south of Sullivan, MO, on Hwy. D.

Blue Springs Ranch

P.O. Box 540, 1246 Blue Springs Rd. Bourbon, MO 65441 Phone: 800-333-8007 or 573-732-5200 Fax: 573-732-4269

bsr@floatbsr.com www.floatbsr.com

• Camping & Cabins • Zipline •Trail rides •Float Trips A whole lot of fun in one spot. Located one hour from St. Louis


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Bourbon Family Center Bourbon Plaza Shopping Center, I-44 exit 218 Bourbon, MO 65441 Phone: 573-732-5517

bourbonfamilycenter @truevalue.net bourbonfamilycenter.com

Bourbon Family Center has it all: True Value Hardware, guns, ammo, liquor and beverages, paintball supplies, CO2 fill station, hunting & fishing permits and supplies; Scoops N Snacks, hand-dipped ice cream, Plaza Car Wash & Storage. Open M-Th 8-9, Fri-Sat 8-10 and Sun 9-7. Candy Cane RV Park Bill Siems, Jr. 11 Highway M Steelville, MO 65565 Phone: 573-775-2889 or 866-316-3976

bill@candycanervpark.com www.candycanervpark.com

RV Park and campground, a great getaway spot. Cabin for 4, bunkhouse RV camping with full hookups, tent camping. We have an 18 hole miniature golf course, swimming pool and pavilion. Call about our birthday packages, and special rental rates for special occasions. Family Friendly. Good Sam discounts honored.

Cavern Canoe & Raft Rental Company Alan and Christine Cain Meramec Caverns, 1135 Hwy W Sullivan, MO 63080 Phone: 573-468-3166

caverncanoerafts @hotmail.com www.caverncanoeandraftrental.com

Canoe and raft float trips on the Meramec River and ending at Meramec Caverns. We are less than an hour away from St. Louis west. Located 3 mi. south from I-44 Meramec Caverns Exit 230 at the end of State Route W. Campground, motel and zipline all at this location. (For Internet maps, use 1135 Rt. W, Sullivan MO, however, we are located off the Stanton, MO I-44 Exit 230.)

Huzzah Valley Resort See full listing on page 12

K&C Canoeing, LLC Kenny & Carrie Lang 136 Shady Beach Ln. St. Clair, MO 63077 Phone: 636-629-8266 lang@fidnet.com

We offer float trips: 5 and 8 mile. We have canoes, rafts, tubes and jon boats. We float on the Meramec River and also offer camping right by the river. We serve Franklin, Washington and St. Louis counties. Meramec State Park Concessions Mike Fleming 670 Fisher Cave Drive Sullivan, MO 63080

Phone: 888-MERAMEC (637-2632) or 573-468-6519 www.meramecpark.com

Cabins, motel, conference room, Fireside Grill & Store, canoe/kayak/raft rentals. Located within Meramec State Park, 4 miles south of Sullivan on Hwy 185. Missouri Trout Hunter Walt Fulps 14450 County Road 7100 Rolla, MO 65401 Phone: 573-341-5000 walt@MissouriTrout Hunter.com www.MissouriTrout Hunter.com

Trout Hunter Guide Service: offering professionally guided fishing trips at Mill Creek’s blue ribbon trout area, the Meramec River red ribbon trout area and the “secret trout creek,” a wild trout stream flowing entirely through private property. Trout Hunter Fly Fishing School: group and private lessons specializing in fly casting, fly selection, reading the water, and practical fishing skills needed to successfully catch rainbow and brown trout. Trout Hunter Replicas: museum-quality reproduction mounts created to match the photo of your big fish!

Canoe & Kayak Darryl Crites 1316 Old Cove Rd. St. Clair, MO 63077

Phone: 636-629-2220

oldcove@gmail.com www.oldcovecanoe.com

Old Cove Canoe & Kayak is located 42 miles west of St. Louis. Our stretch of the Meramec River is all stream, creek and springfed. We are the only canoe rental in this area, and can offer a peaceful, less crowded environment for your floating experience. We offer two float trips at Old Cove Canoe. Both start upstream and float back to your car. The long float is 9 miles long. You need to get started before 11 a.m. and it lasts 5-6 hours minimum. The short float is 4.5 miles and lasts 2-3 hours minimum. We have plenty of gravel bars, and bluffs to enjoy along the way on both float trips. We only offer group and private party camping with scheduled float trips. Onondaga Cave State Park Maria Potter 7556 Hwy. H Leasburg, MO 65535 Phone: 573-245-6576 Fax: 573-245-6536

onondaga.cave.state.park @ dnr.mo.gov www.mostateparks.com/ onondaga.htm

Enjoy a relaxing vacation with us as you camp, hike, picnic, swim, fish and tour our two show caves. (Fee applies for camping and cave tours). We also offer a gift shop and museum along with interpretive programs throughout the spring, summer and fall seasons. You can even launch canoes or a boat and enjoy a refreshing float down the scenic Meramec River. Visit all 85 of Missouri’s beautiful state parks and historic sites.

Robert Bass 200 Ozark Outdoor Lane Leasburg, MO 65535 Phone: 800-888-0023 Fax: 573-245-6839

goodtimes.ozarkoutdoors @gmail.com www.ozarkoutdoors.net

Ozark Outdoors Riverfront Resort has brought the outside in! Come check out what our Meramec Mercantile has to offer. Camp under the stars, float down the river, hang out in a cabin or condo. Three streams to choose from: the Courtois, Huzzah, or Meramec River are perfect for a canoe, raft, kayak, or tube. Pull your RV into one of our prime full hook up sites, and then enjoy. Your vacation begins with the smoke of your campfire, when you lounge on our gravel bar, or lay out at our swimming pool. If games are your bag, toss some horseshoes or play sand volleyball with friends and family. Looking for a natural escape? Take a hike or bike ride on or off our property. Enjoy great food at our Paddler’s Grill open on weekends. We are located between Onondaga Cave State Park and the Huzzah Wildlife Area. An hour from St. Louis, two hours from Columbia, and four hours from Kansas City. Don’t want to spend a lot of time checking in--call us to find out about our express check in process to get your vacation started even faster! Did I fail to mention that we are pet friendly? Ozark Outdoors- — a whole other world, just a short drive away!


Pheasant Acres RV Park Sharon Swanson I-44 Exit 195 to 20279 Highway 8 St James, MO 65559

Smokey Acres Trading Company Ralph and Diane Hess 14500 State Rt. BB St. James, MO 65559

we're in. Located 2 miles south of Wayland, Mo., along U.S. 61.

pheasantacresrv@yahoo.com pheasantacresrv.com

The biggest little gunshop between the rivers, Smokey Acres Trading Company is a full service gun shop, where you can buy, sell and trade new and used guns. We also carry reloading supplies, and everything you need for turkey and deer seasons. Our hours are Wednesday-Thursday-Friday 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are closed Sunday-Monday-Tuesday. See us for all your gun needs.

Adventures Campground & Float Trips Linda L. Patrick 1667 State Hwy. 64 Lebanon, MO 65536

Phone: 573-265-5149

A YEAR ROUND RV park with 15 full hookup sites, 6 electric/water sites, and 5 primitive tent sites and 50/30/20 amp service. We are just a quick 2.2 mile drive to Maramec Spring Park and excellent trout fishing and a short 5.5 mile drive from Saint James at Exit 195. Our GPS location is: Latitude: 37° 57' 29.7" N; Longitude: 91° 36' 29.9" W. We are a familyfriendly, fun-friendly RV park with high standards to ensure a good time for all guests. We have shady sites, several levels of hookups, nearby bow hunting in season. Located between St. Louis and Rolla, we are near restaurants, shops, music shows, show caves, canoe rentals and other amenities for the whole family.

River Hills Traveler World Headquarters 780 N. Commercial (Old Route 66) St. Clair, MO 63077

Member, Route 66 Association of Missouri

780 N. Commercial St Clair, MO 63077

Phone: 800-874-8423

estyron@rhtrav.com, www.riverhillstraveler.com Open 10 a.m to 5 p.m. most Thursdays & Fridays. Browse our selection of outdoor and Missouri regional books. Visit our online lists at www.riverhillstraveler. com/travelerbookshelf.php and www.riverhillstraveler. com/TravelerUsedBooks. html for current holdings. Ozark outdoor travel and Route 66 information, free samples of our magazine, historical information on the building, and more. Catch us during office hours, by chance or appointment. We're always happy to meet you!

Phone: 573-265-6070

20. Missouri River Chouteau Grotto Mike Morgan 20757 N. Ponderosa Rd. Clark, MO 65243 Phone: 573-268-3999

cavecritter11700@yahoo.com

The Chouteau Grotto of the National Speleological Society is on a mission to "...promote the preservation of caves, watershed areas, conservation of caves and their natural content; to promote goodwill with land owners and land managers." Current projects involve cave locating, mapping, biology, and conservation. Meetings are typically at 7 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month in the Columbia Public Library.

A. Northeast Missouri

Sheffler's Rock Shop Rural Route 1, Box 171, 1/8 mile NW of Jct. US 61-27 Alexandria, MO 63430 Phone: 660-754-1134

shefflerrockshop@hotmail.com

Bring your own tools and dig for geodes or buy them off the shelf. Fossils from all over the U.S. and some foreign countries, mineral specimens, agates from Brazil to the Midwest. Cutting and polishing equipment. Generally open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m Monday thru Saturday, but call ahead to make sure

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21. Niangua River & Bennett Spring

Phone: 417-588-7238 (RAFT) www.mo-adventures.org

Primitive camping. Rental and arrangements for float trips using canoes, Scan with kayaks, smart phone rafts. Affor Google map fordable, simple camping. Our atmosphere is familyfriendly. Located 3.5 miles west of Bennett Spring State Park on Hwy. 64. Nearest town, Lebanon, is 14 miles away. Circle J Campground, Canoe Rental & Cafe Marel Johnston 10221 Hwy. 64 Lebanon, MO 65536 Phone: 417-532-4430 Fax: 417-588-4186

circlejcampground @centurylink.net www.circlejcampground.com

Camping with full hookups, canoe rental, cafeteria open year-round, lodging, pools, guide service, RV parts and repair, propane. New venue: Circle J Camphitheater. Quiet family campground located between Bennett Spring State Park entrances. RV tech on call, on site 24/7.

Lebanon Tourism & Marketing Dept. Kenneth E. Cowan Civic Center 500 E. Elm St. Lebanon, MO 65536

Phone: 866-LEBANON

(see our back page ad) www.LebanonMo.org

Lebanon, Missouri is centrally located on I-44, at exits 127, 129 and 130! We can help plan your trip with perfect lodging accommodations, from tent camping to full hook-ups to your favorite outfitter! And after a relaxing float or catching your limit fishing, we invite you to visit our other attractions in Lebanon! There is so much to see & do...the Heartland Antique Mall, Russell Stover Candies, Shepherd Hills Factory Outlet, Vanity Fair Outlet Mall, Boswell Aquatic Center, the Route 66 Museum & Research Center, Mr. C’s RoutePost, I-44 Speedway, Midway Speedway, the Whirlwind Alpaca Ranch, Prater’s Ozarks Music Theater, our beautiful city parks and the many other specialty shoppes located in our downtown district! For more information on a fun getaway visit www. LebanonMo.org.


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Maggard’s Canoe Rental & Corkery Campground Dwight and Debbie Maggard 15750 Hwy. 64 Lebanon, MO 65536

tube rental. Cabin and guest houses, country store, modern restrooms and showers.

Marlaine’s Meadow Margaret Andreassen 116 CR 6050 West Plains, MO 65775

Phone: 417-532-7616 or 888-546-9788 (Reservations) dmaggard@webound.com www.maggardcanoe.com

Riverside campground with raft, canoe and tube rentals, guided fishing trips for trophy brown trout. Good service and equipment. Open all year. Niangua River Oasis, NRO The Burns Family 171 NRO Road Lebanon, MO 65536 Phone: 800-748-7249 or 417-532-6333 www.nrocanoe.com

Canoe, raft, kayak and

Phone: Campground 417-2849380, Cell 417-293-9476 megga4651@msn.com Bud and Jane Meador 30075 Marigold Drive Lebanon, MO 65536 Phone: 417-533-7337

redbeard@redbeardsranchcom www.redbeardsranch.com

Canoe rental, float trips, camping, lodging. Canoe, kayak, raft and tube rental. Horseback riding, riding lessons, hay rides, fishing, hunting. RV sites, air-conditioned and heated “glamping” cabins on 295 acres. Sand Spring Resort Jack Glendenning 1996 Hwy. 64 Lebanon, MO 65536

One-Eyed Willy’s Brian Wilson 372 Corkery Road, 8 mi. west of Bennett Spring Lebanon, MO 65536 Phone: 417-993-2628

brian@oneeyedwillys.com oneeyedwillys.com

Expanded riverfront camping, two stores, clean, comfy showerhouses and restrooms. Old Town and Osagian canoes, rafting and tube floats. New Chase Ridge guest house sleeps up to 32 persons in 8 rooms. Great for family reunions. Cabins near river sleep 2-6. Clean, family friendly campground with concessions on the river, and karaoke on the gravel bar. Entertainment weekends Memorial Day thru Labor Day includes karaoke, live bands and horseshoe tournaments.

22. North Fork River & Bryant Creek

Phone: 1-800-543-3474 or 417-532-5857 Fax: 1-417-588-3110

mail@sandspringresort.com www.sandspringresort.com

Lodging, bar & grill, indoor pool, spa; canoe, boat, raft, kayak and tube rentals; conference room open year-round. Great food. RV electric & water sites; tent camping. Vogels Homestead Resort 11451 Hwy 64 Lebanon, MO 65536 Phone: 417-532-4097

ibegonefishin@aol.com www.vogelsresort.com

Canoes - Rafts - Kayaks Lodging - RV Sites We have lodging and full RV hookups, fishing, hiking, boating, canoe and raft rental. Swimming pool, courtyards with barbecues.

Located at Tecumseh, Mo., on the North Fork of the White River. Take Hwy 160, south of West Plains to Ozark County Hwy. PP. Stay on PP to campground at 1820 Hwy PP. Look for Marlaine’s Meadow sign over the driveway. Peaceful and quiet river view camping. We offer nature watching, trout fishing, canoeing and hiking in a smoke and alcohol-free setting. We specialize in church groups and family reunions. We have one modern trailer, sleeps 8, two baths, WD/AC, and a camper that sleeps 4.Our lovely new shower/bathhouse has large shower stalls with safety bars. We have many private campsites and RV electriconly hookups. We have a large shelter with picnic tables and cooking and serving capacity for large groups. There is a picnic shelter and dock next to river swimming. We furnish free campfire wood, so you need not bring any. Help stop the emerald ashborer! River of Life Farm Myron and Ann McKee Rt. 1, Box 4535 Dora, MO 65637 Phone: 417-261-7777

myron@riveroflifefarm.com www.TreeHouseCabins.com

Located at “The Falls” on the North Fork, we have access to one mile of Blue Ribbon wild rainbow trout fishing along our banks.Well-known for our Tree House Cabins we also feature trout and smallmouth fishing guide service, canoes, kayaks, rafts, tubes, hiking, camping, RV hookups, store, lodge facility for weddings, family reunions, meetings. Catering with advance notice.

23.Pomme de Terre Lake Nemo Landing Marina Hugh Vaughan HC 77, Box 724 Pittsburg, MO 65724 Phone: 417-993-5160 Fax: 417-993-5492

boatpdt@yahoo.com www.nemomarina.com

Boat rentals, gas, boat storage, bait, marine store. Crappie and bass fishing. Serving Lake Pomme de Terre since 1977. Our personal service makes the difference. Pomme de Terre Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Victor Domzalski, President P. O. Box 36 Intersection 254 Hwy and U.S. 54 Hermitage, MO 65756 Phone: 800-235-9519 or 417-745-2299 www.pommedeterre chamber.com

Promoting businesses and commerce in and around the Lake Pomme de Terre area. We sponsor a spectacular fireworks display each 4th of July (different days each year.) Pomme De Terre is the Muskie Capital of the Midwest. The lake also has a large population of bass, walleye, crappie, and catfish. Lake Pomme De Terre is located just an hour north of Springfield, two hours south of Kansas City and three hours west of St. Louis. Come down and visit us. You will not be disappointed in the beauty of the lake and the friendliness of the people. Pomme de Terre Marina Al Schmurr Hwy 64B Pittsburg, MO 65724 Phone: 417-852-1031

info@mofunparks.com www.mofunparks.com

53 slips for your fishing, boating and watersports vessels. Camping, hiking trails, ice cream and the best catfish and BBQ at the lake. That’s what a trip to Pomme de Terre State


Park has in store for you. From exciting muskie to excellent bass, the lake is a great fishing destination. Boat rentals, gas, store, bike and scooter rentals. A great getaway that’s not too far away. Pomme Muskie Guide Service Earle Hammond Rt 1 Box 2010 Urbana, MO 65767 Phone: 417-993-0035 or 816-225-3519

earle@pommemuskie guideservice.com pommemuskieguideservice.com

Looking for that big muskie and want to save money by not traveling north? Come to the Muskie Capital of the Midwest. I offer a variety of trips for your fishing pleasure. I also guide for bass and walleye. You have your choice of boats: pontoon or bass boat. No equipment? Don’t worry. I can provide that for you to use. I will teach you how to muskie fish.

B. River Heritage

Joe Horrell Taxidermy Joe Horrell RR2 Box 1090 Marble Hill, MO 63764 Phone: 573-238-2426

We have been in business since 1980. We do deer heads, European mounts, tanned hides, all kinds of shoulder mounts, life size bobcats, turkeys, ducks, fish, bears, etc., etc., etc. Tell us how you want your trophy and we will work hard to please you at a reasonable price. We’re not famous, but we will do our best to make it worth the effort to look us up. We’re in S.E. Bollinger County: Co. Rd. 435 off T Highway. Perryville Campground Ed Meadows 300 Lake Drive Perryville, MO 63775 Phone: 573-547-8303 or 877-562-5304 Fax: 573-547-5279 perryvillecampground

@yahoo.com www.perryvillecampground. com

Life is great at Perryville Campground and still getting better! We offer 80 pull-thru sites with 30 and 50 amp service for RV lengths from 30 to 80 ft. All RV sites have electric, water and sewer. Buddy sites available. Well-shaded tent sites with 110 electric and water. Cozy camper cabins provide rustic feeling with home-style amenities. Two children’s play areas, large swimming pool, two pavilions, air-conditioned meeting room. New store and offices in 2011. Free wi-fi, pet friendly, propane, 24-hour laundry. MDC-managed Perryville Lake next door and private fishing pond on grounds. We honor Good Sam and AAA memberships. Weekly and monthly rates available. Close to local shopping, restaurants and wineries. Exit 129 off I-55 at Perryville, north one mile on west outer road.

24. St. Francis River

Sam A. Baker State Park Concessions Mike Fleming Rt. 1, Box 115 Patterson, MO 63956 Phone: 573-8856-4223 www.samabaker.com

18 housekeeping cabins; restaurant; general store; fishing tackle; licenses; camping equipment; canoe, kayak and 6-man raft rentals; bicycle rental; camping; nature center and museum. Enjoy our dining lodge, great smallmouth fishing on Big Creek, 22 miles of hiking trails with bike trail. Sam A. Baker is listed as one of America’s 100 Best Loved State Parks. Vance Vineyards & Winery Koelle Paris, Manager 1522 Madison 212 (Turn on Sargent Drive from Hwy 72 E) Fredericktown, MO 63645 Phone: 573-783-8800

www.vancevineyards.com

Indoor/outdoor dining - casual to formal. Picnic areas at lakeside. Live music on weekends spring - fall. Winery tours and bus groups by appointment. Unique gift shop. Excellent wines and two specialty beers. Popular site for weddings, receptions, parties and special events. We are family-friendly and petfriendly.

C. St. Louis Area

Alpine Shop 440 N. Kirkwood Rd Kirkwood, MO 63122 Phone: 314-962-7715 Fax: 314-962-7718

customercare@ alpineshop.com www.alpineshop.com

Alpine Shop is an independent specialty outdoor retailer that provides world class service to our customers by outfitting them with equipment, inspiration and education. What began in 1973 as a small climbing shop in Webster Groves, Missouri, now serves almost every type of outdoor enthusiast from backpackers, hikers, campers, paddlers, and cyclists, to snowboarders and skiers. After over 35 years in the business, it is our vision to see Generations Transformed through Discovery Outdoors. Forest 44 Canoe Rental Steve Hoffmann 50 Franklin Road Pacific, MO 63069 Phone: 314-255-7091

www.forest44canoerental.com Email contact form on website Closest Float to St. Louis! Canoes, Kayaks, Rafts. We float Pacific Palisades to Allenton Access on weekends;

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other stretches of the lower Meramec or other days of the week by arrangement. All floats by advance registration. Paddling is the green way to see the Meramec Greenway. Give Meramec Valley Grotto Michael Bennett 2150 Trailcrest Dr. St. Louis, MO 63122 meramecvalleygrotto.org

Otherwise known as MVG, we are a non-profit organization dedicated to the study, exploration and conservation of caves and cave life. The Grotto is a chapter of the National Speleological Society, a member of the Missouri Speleological Survey and an institutional member of the Missouri Caves and Karst Conservancy. Interested in cave survey, caving safely, coming along? Please fill out the contact form on our website and someone will email you promptly with meeting details. Meetings are free and open to everyone interested in caves and karst. Middle Mississippi Valley Grotto Jim Sherrell 205 E. O’Fallon Dr Caseyville, IL 62232 www.mmvgrotto.org

The Middle Mississippi Valley Grotto (MMV) is a chapter of the National Speleological Society. MMV is now in its 54th year - one of the first caving groups formed in the state. MMV manages Berome Moore Cave, part of the Hoff Nature Preserve in Perryville, and are also interested in caves through eastern Missouri and beyond. Our emphasis is on productive caving--fellowship through discovery, exploration, research and survey. We are locally affiliated with the Missouri Speleological Survey, Inc., and are an active participant in cartography and speleological research. For more information or to contact our members, please visit our website.


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Young’s Restaurant & Catering Grant or Sibyl Young 206 Meramec Station Rd Valley Park, MO 63088 Phone: 636-225-6677

youngs1954@gmail.com www.youngs1954.com

We are a family-owned and operated restaurant, ice creamery and catering business started in 1954. Open daily, we offer a wide variety of menu items at family-friendly prices. Eat-in or carry out our two-time winning Riverfront Times “Best of St. Louis” fried chicken. We’re located just steps from the Arnold’s Grove Trailhead of Meramec Great River Greenway, near Castlewood State Park and Lone Elk County Park.

D. Statewide Ellis Battery Darren & Duane Ellis 6464 Hwy 67 at Cherokee Pass, south of Fredericktown, MO Phone: 573-783-7963 1477 N. Kingshighway Cape Girardeau, MO 63701 Phone: 573-332-8336

www.ellisbatteries.com

We have batteries for everything! We have ATV, motorcycle, car, truck, tractor, camera, camcorder, cell phone,cordless phone, drill pack, MoJo Ducks, chargers, testers, watch and many, many more. We offer outstanding customer service and knowledge of batteries for everything which needs one. In addition to our Fredericktown store, we have locations at 4041 W. Outer Road in Arnold, 343 S. Westwood Blvd. in Poplar Bluff, 45 Clark St. in Camdenton and 960 Boat St. in Ozark. Visit our website, www. ellisbatteries.com for more information.

Mark Twain National Forest Forest Supervisor 401 Fairgrounds Rd Rolla, MO 65401 Phone: 573-364-4621

www.fs.usda.gov/mtnf

The Mark Twain National Forest encompasses roughly 1.5 million acres within the Ozark Highlands. This landscape is characterized by old volcanic mountains, rocky, barren glades, grassy upland forests, nationally recognized streams, large permanent springs and plentiful caves. Most of the Mark Twain is open for recreational uses such as hunting, fishing, camping and hiking. Missouri Canoe & Floaters Association P.O. Box 831 Marshfield, MO 65706

info@missouricanoe.org www.missouricanoe.org

The Missouri Canoe and Floaters Association is a notfor-profit organization dedicated to promote, preserve and protect the streams of Missouri. With 33 floatable streams in Missouri, you are sure to find an outfitter who will be able to assist you with canoes, kayaks, rafts, tubes and more! Visit our website for a current list of outfitter members to plan your next trip. See you at the river! Missouri Department of Conservation 2901 West Truman Blvd. Jefferson City, MO 65102 Phone: 573-751-4115 www.mdc.mo.gov

Now in its 75th year, the department’s mission is: “To protect and manage the forest, fish, and wildlife resources of the state and to facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy and learn about these resources.” They administer more than 975,000 acres as habitat, river accesses, conservation areas, and nature centers, provide science-based management outreach to foresters and private landholders, control fish and game laws and educate the general public

about nature. The department is supported by a 1/8 cent sales tax, and answers to a four person commission appointed by the governor in staggered terms to minimize political influence. Missouri DNR, Division of State Parks P. O. Box 176 Jefferson City, MO 65102 Phone: 800-334-6946

moparks@dnr.mo.gov www.mostateparks.com

Missouri has 85 state parks and historic sites for camping, hiking, fishing, bird watching, relaxing, boating, swimming and backpacking. Only occasional managed hunts are permitted. Entrance to state parks is free, supported by a 1/20 cent sales tax, with use fees for amenities. Off Road Camping Club Alan or Christine Young Phone: 314-852-5101 Fax: 888-482-9140

administrator@ offroadcampingclub.com offroadcampingclub.com

Camping, canoe/kayaking, hike/backpacking, bicycling, clinics & Outdoor Day events organized through the year for like-minded outdoors people. We have members throughout Missouri, and are both an online and real world community. Come browse ORCC’s website and see if you’d like to join us. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers www.usace.army.mil

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers controls and directly maintains all major reservoirs across the state except Lake of the Ozarks. They are partly responsible for any river deemed navigable, with special interest in the Mississippi and Missouri rivers, because they have Corps maintained control structures. Balancing flood control, habitat management and recreational use takes much of the the Corps’ time. Because lakes and rivers in the state are in four different districts, visit

their district websites or call the numbers below for further information. • St. Louis: 314-331-8000 • Kansas City: 816-842-0397 • Little Rock, AR: 501-3245551 • Memphis, TN: 901-5443005 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Midwest Field Office 101 Park DeVille Dr., Ste. A Columbia, MO 65203 Phone: 573-234-2181 Fax: 573-234-2132

http://www.fws.gov/Refuges/

The US Fish and Wildlife Service is responsible for migratory animals such as songbirds and waterfowl, and federally threatened or endangered species managment. USFWS manages Mingo National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) near Puxico, Clarence Cannon NWR at Mark Twain Lake, and Swan Lake NWR near Sumner, amongst other places. They cooperate with various agencies on fish management in the Mississippi, Missouri and other interstate waters.

25. Swan Lake Fountain Grove Lost Quarter Farms Ann or DeWane Leathers 200 Brunswick St. Mendon, MO 64660

Phone: 660-272-3344, 660272-3288 or 660-553-1344 lostqrtr@windstream.net www.lostquarterfarm.com

Hunt ducks where President Truman hunted. Great family vacation spot near Swan Lake National Wildlife Area. Creek for fishing, heavy woods and lake lodge atmosphere, with fishing for channel catfish, blue and yellow carp, buffalo. We dress game and pack meals. Guides, etc. as much as wanted. Family-oriented. Women welcome. Duck club memberships. 200+ Boone and Crockett whitetail deer possible. Deer (guns, bows, muzzleloaders) and turkey in spring and fall. We border the refuge for half a mile and are one of the few


clubs with native timber to hunt in. Ducks, geese, squirrels in season. Closed Dec. 15-May 15, open remainder of year. Medicine Creek Trading Co. James P. Swartz 801 Elm Chillicothe, MO 64601 Phone: 660-646-0155

Retail sales of guns, ammo, reloading and muzzleloading supplies, archery equipment and supplies. Limited fishing supplies. Area information.

26. Table Rock Lake Chauffeured Guide Service, Inc. Rick LaPoint 3322 S. Kimbrough Springfield, MO 65807 Phone: 800-869-2210 rick@strikebass.com www.strikebass.com

Capt. Rick offers professional U.S. Coast Guard licensed and insured guide services for full, half-day or customized trips. We specialize in trout and bass

trips. See our websites, www. tablerockguide.com or www. strikebass.com, for all the details. We accept all major credit cards.

Little Indian Resort Judy Fogelquist 4656 State Hwy. H Lampe, MO 65681

Holiday Hideaway Resort Carl and Sue Sieveking 10 Holiday Hideaway Court Branson West, MO 65737

indian@centurytel.net www.littleindianresort.com

Phone: 417-739-4542

holidayhideaway@ centurytel.net www.holidayhideaway.com

Lakefront 14-cabin resort on the Aunts Creek arm of Table Rock Lake. Open all year. Fully-equipped cabins, air-conditioning, heat, cable TV, wireless internet, barbecue grills, playground, fire pit, in-ground pool, cabana with shuffleboard, ping pong, pool and video games. 16-slip boat dock with gas on the dock and cement launch ramp. Pontoon and bass boat available for rent. We also host bass clubs. Contact us for details. Visit us on Facebook.

Phone: 417-779-4306

Lakefront resort with 31 fully-equipped units. Air-conditioning, heat, satellite TV, Free WiFi, barbecue grills, fire pit, in-ground pool, game room, horseshoe pit, volleyball. Units hold 1-12 people. Bass clubs welcome. Fishing, boating. Bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish and white bass fishing.

E. The Ozarks Springfield - GCPB Outdoor Initiatives Melvin Johnson 1923 N. Weller Springfield, MO 65803 Phone: 417-833-8647 Fax: 417-833-8201

mjohnson@springfieldmo.gov www.parkboard.org/info/out door/index.htm

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27. Truman Lake Reel & Trigger Resort Russell Keck 29720 Hwy. UU Warsaw, MO 65355

Phone: 660-438-2580 www.reelandtrigger.com

Fourteen exceptionally clean housekeeping cabins fully furnished with kitchens, satellite TV, wi-fi, picnic tables, charcoal grills and 3 fire pits. Fishing guide referrals available. Close to free launching at Truman State Park. Access to Corps of Engineers land for good deer and turkey hunting. Three swimming beaches within five miles. Hiking trails. Celebrating 28 years of excellence (1984-2012). Come as strangers, leave as friends!

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By Margo Perry & Peggy Welch The authors walk you across each trail section, guiding you with distances, directions, GPS and points of interest; sidebars tell of camping and nearby towns. The front and back are packed with hints, contacts, and further references; a small color photo insert gives you just a hint of what you will see. If you are planning to start hiking sections of the Ozark Trail, you will want this book.

Illustrated, 200 pages, soft cover

$18.95

Fiddler's Ghost By Mitch Jayne $

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19.95

Steve and Lacey Clark moved into a reputedly haunted Ozarks house against neighbor’s warnings. They encounter their “unnatural” inhabitant and attempt to unravel the mystery of the “fiddler’s ghost,” who becomes more lifelike as they discover his time-travel connection to music.

Soft cover. 402 pgs. $15.00

Home Grown Stories & Home Fried Lies

By Mitch Jayne A colorful look at Mitch’s life in - and out - of the Ozarks: rom one-room schoolteacher to local radio DJ, to star on The Andy Griffith Show; from hound man and hunter to humorist author.

ONLY

$24.95

Soft cover. 284 pgs. $15.00

Mystery of the Irish Wilderness Land and Legend of Father John Joseph Hogan’s Lost Irish Colony

By Leland and Crystal Payton

Here is a fresh inquiry into the fate of pioneer priest John Hogan’s colony of immigrant Irish that mysteriously vanished during the Civil War. Illustrated with color maps and photographs of the still-wild Ozark landscape where the legendary settlement briefly thrived. New insight into the legend and the land in which it played out. ONLY

$10

Soft cover; 7 x 10 inches, 80 color plates, 128 pages, $18.95 All phone and mail orders subject to 9.375% sales tax and shipping.

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26. Wappapello Lake Camelot RV Campground See full listing, Page 7

Holliday Landing & Marina Rod and Elaine Howard Rt. F - HC 1 Box 1595 Greenville, MO 63944 Phone: 573-224-3430 or 800-400-0677

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New 24-ft. boat slips. Modern campground with water on every site. Sewer hookups, cabins, store, pool, boat dock, boats, pontoons, WaveRunner rental, modern shower house. Excellent deer, turkey and waterfowl hunting nearby. Holliday Landing is located on the upper reaches of Lake Wappapello, the area that appeals to outdoorsmen. Easy access from St. Louis. Follow four-lane U.S. 67 to Route F.

Our advice: No child left inside Continued from Page 3 Here you can see some of the oldest rocks in the Midwest exposed. The River Heritage Region (Cape Girardeau, the Boot– heel, and the shank of the boot over to Poplar Bluff) combines the best of Southern outdoors traditions with the tinge of the nearby Ozarks. Waterfowl hunting is king, along with cotton, and muddy Mississippi River fishing. Deer and turkey have returned, but in lesser numbers. In northern Missouri, including Swan Lake, Forest Lake and Mark Twain Lake regions, big deer are king, upland bird hunting is queen and catfish and large fish rule the murky streams. St. Louis and Kansas City have outdoors places too. A number of outfitters, Conservation Nature Centers, and smaller public parks serve people, especially youth, who are unable to travel to traditional outdoors destinations. “No Child Left Inside” is a laudable goal. Like many

things, it begins at home. We call it “floating” Although most creeks, streams and rivers can be navigated by some sort of craft, “floating” in a canoe,

This family made a whole vacation out of visiting Missouri springs. Rudi Rudroff photo.

kayak, raft or tube evokes the carefree drifting downriver of Huck Finn, and is a uniquely Missouri tradition. Try it. Prefer a motor? Johnboats, utility boats and even luxury craft are launched every day on every fair sized stream or man-made reservoir. Mo-Go can help you make the arrangements you need for a safe and fun trip. There are large impoundments within a three-hour drive of every point in the

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state, with camping, hunting, and fishing and every one having its own flavor: largemouth, white, striper and spotted bass, walleye and muskie. The southwest Tri-Lakes region is well named. Other things to do in Missouri’s outdoors Wild turkey hunting for one thing. Go trapping. Or there is geocaching, where a GPS unit is used to find treasures left by others—a kind of high tech hide and seek. Hike the Ozark Trail. A quick look at http:// mdc.mo.gov will show you what is in season, and when. Go to www.mostateparks. com, and take your pick of 87 state parks and historic sites. Or make your own fun and memories at any of the hundreds of private campgrounds, resorts and getaways across the state. There is always “MO” to do in Missouri when you “GO” outdoors. The folks listed in our Mo-Go can help you have a great Missouri outdoor experience.

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ALPHABETICAL INDEX OF LISTINGS 154 Marine....................................... 12 3 Bridges Raft Rental....................... 13 Adventures CG & Float Trips............ 15 Akers Ferry Canoe Rental.................. 7 Alpine Shop...................................... 17 Arcadia Sporting Goods..................... 5 Bass’ River Resort...................... 12, 13 Bearcat’s Getaway............................. 5 Beaver Canoe Rental......................... 4 Beaver Springs Campground............. 6 Big Spring RV Camp, Cabin & Tube... 6 Big Spring Lodge & Cabins................ 7 Biltmore Resort & General Store........ 6 Blue Springs Ranch.......................... 13 Bluff Dwellers Cavern........................11 Boiling Spring Campground..........4, 11 Bourbon Family Center.................... 14 Camelot RV Campground........ 5, 7, 21 Camp Tilden......................................11 Candy Cane RV Park....................... 14 Carr’s Canoe Rental........................... 7 Cavern Canoe & Raft Rental............ 14 Cedar Camp..................................... 12 Chauffeured Guide Service.............. 19 Cherokee Landing.............................. 4 Chouteau Grotto............................... 15 Circle B Campground......................... 7 Circle J Campground........................ 15 Clearwater Lake Assn........................ 6 Country Inn Resort........................... 12 Cross Creek RV Park....................... 12 Current River Marine.......................... 7 Devils Back Floats.............................. 5 DoHickey’s......................................... 5 DragonFly Cabins & Retreat.............. 5 Dry Dock........................................... 12 Dry Dock RV Campground............... 13 Eleven Point Canoe Rental.............. 10 Elk Fork Campground...................... 13 Ellis Battery.................................. 3, 18 Ernie’s Sales & Service...................... 6 Fall Creek Rock Shop........................ 4 Forest 44 Canoe Rental................... 17 Fort Davidson Motel & Cafe............... 5 Fort Niangua River Resort................ 15 Golden Hills Trail Rides & Resort....... 7 Harvey’s Alley Spring Canoe Rental.. 7

Hidden Valley Campground................ 6 Hobbie Hut, LLC............................... 13 Holiday Hideaway Resort................. 19 Holliday Landing & Marina............... 21 Hufstedler’s...................................... 10 Huzzah Valley Resort................. 12, 14 Jadwin Canoe Rental......................... 7 James River Outfitters...................... 12 Jeff’s Canoe Rental............................ 5 Joe Horrell Taxidermy....................... 17 K & C Canoeing, LLC...................... .14 Kemper’s Hideaway Resort................ 6 Kozy Kamp........................................11 Lakeroad Village RV Park.................11 Lay Z Day Canoes & Camping, LLC.. 4 Lebanon Tourism & Marketing.... 15, 24 Little Indian Resort........................... 19 Lost Quarter Farms.......................... 18 Maggard’s Canoe & Corkery Camp..16 Mark Twain National Forest........... ...18 Markham Springs Stone House......... 5 Marlaine’s Meadow.......................... 16 Medicine Creek Trading Co.............. 19 Meramec State Park Conc............... 14 Meramec Valley Grotto..................... 17 Middle Mississippi Valley Grotto....... 17 Mo. Canoe & Floaters Assn.............. 18 Missouri Dept. of Conservation.... 9, 18 Missouri DNR, Div. of State Parks.... 18 Missouri Elk Capital, RMEF................ 8 Missouri Trout Hunter....................... 14 Nemo Bait & Fisheries...................... 13 Nemo Landing Marina...................... 16 NRO.................................................. 16 Old Cove Canoe & Kayak................ 14 Off Road Camping Club................... 18 One-Eyed Willy’s.............................. 16 Onondaga Cave State Park............. 14 Ozark National Scenic Riverways...... 8 Ozark Outdoors................................ 14 Perryville Campground..................... 17 Pheasant Acres RV Park.................. 15 Pomme de Terre Lake Chamber...... 16 Pomme de Terre Marina................... 16 Pomme Muskie Guide Service......... 17 Pulaski Cty Tourism Bureau..........4, 11 R & L Marine....................................... 6

Redbeard’s Ranch............................ 16 Reel & Trigger Resort....................... 19 Richards’ Canoe Rental................... 10 Richco LLC River Services................. 4 River Hills Traveler............... 12, 19, 21 River Hills Traveler Bookshop.... 15, 20 River of Life Farm............................. 16 Riverside Motel & Cabins................... 8 Rocky River Resort............................ 8 Rt. J Mkt & Three Rivers CG............ 13 Running River Canoe Rental.............. 8 Rustic Motel........................................ 4 Ryno’s Pub, Pizzeria & Grill............... 5 Sam A. Baker State Park Conc........ 17 Sand Spring Resort.......................... 16 Scenic 63 Motel & RV Park...............11 Shady Beach Campground...............11 Shady Lane Cabins & Motel............... 8 Sheffler’s Rock Shop........................ 15 Simmons Grocery & Hardware........... 8 Smokey Acres Trading Co................ 15 South Fork Resort............................ 13 Southern Comfort Cabins & RV.......... 8 Spgfld-GCPB Outdoor Initiatives...... 19 Starlight Motel.................................... 8 Stonecrest Motel................................ 6 Stray Dog BBQ & Pizza.................... 10 The Landing....................................... 8 The Last Resort................................ 10 Timber Ridge Resort........................ 13 TravTalk.net.......................................11 Twin Pines CEC........................... 9, 10 Two Rivers Canoe Rental................. 10 Two Sons Floats & Camping.............11 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers......... 18 U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.............. 18 U.S. Missouri Rt. 66 Canoe Rental.... 4 Van Buren Chamber......................... 10 Vance Vineyards & Winery............... 17 Vogels Homestead Resort................ 16 Washington State Park....................... 5 West Perry Boat & Motor.................. 13 Whippoorwill Lake Family Camping... 6 Wilderness Ridge Resort.................... 4 Windy’s Canoe Rental...................... 10 Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park.............. 10 Young’s Restaurant & Catering........ 18


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