Welcome to Ozark Outdoors Resort!

Nestled in a serene valley among the rolling Missouri hills, Ozark Outdoors Resort is your ultimate escape for relaxation and bonding with friends. Imagine camping and living by the majestic Meramec River, where your days are filled with adventure, laughter, and the company of friends.

Since 1960, we’ve welcomed your family and friends into our fold, making our front yard yours. We invite you to keep the tradition alive with a mile of breathtaking riverfront camping and lodging along the picturesque Meramec River. Just a stone’s throw from I-44, we’re perfectly placed between St. Louis, Kansas City, Columbia and Springfield, Missouri, and Onondaga Cave State Park and the Huzzah Conservation Area in Crawford County—your secluded haven yet conveniently located.

. Dive into relaxation on the Meramec, Huzzah, and Courtois Rivers, or explore our on-site offerings, including The Meramec Mercantile for your essentials, a hill-top playground, an outdoor swimming pool (open seasonally), and the vibrant Paddlers Bar and Grill (also open seasonally).

Pick YOUR Adventure!

LAND: From tent camping and full hook-up RV sites to cozy cabin, motel and suite options, we’ve got you covered.
FLOATS: Dive into the fun with canoeing, kayaking, rafting, or tubing!
AIR: Reach new heights at our Floating Treetops Aerial Park!

Whatever your group’s size or adventure preference, we’ve got the perfect spot for you! Whether you’re here for a few hours or a few weeks, the choice of adventure is entirely yours.

For those craving a trekking challenge, the Ozark Trail head is merely steps away. Lace up your hiking boots, leave your car with us, and embark on an unforgettable journey—we can’t wait to hear all about it upon your return!

And don’t forget, we’re the proud hosts of the BULL FLOAT TRIP in August and the SPOOKTACULAR in October, along with a plethora of special events throughout the year!

Your adventure awaits at Ozark Outdoors Resort—where every visit is a story waiting to be told. Let’s make memories together!

Bull Float Event Details



Ozark Outdoors Resort is proud to welcome iHeart Radio, 93.7 The Bull and the New Artist Spotlight Weekend back for our 21st consecutive Bull Float Trip this August 23 – 24! 

Stay at OOR for the weekend, float the Meramec during the day and jam with our lineup of new country stars at night. George Birge (a ‘Nashville Artist You Need to Know’ – 20 million streams to date), Chayce Beckham (American Idol winner), Dalton Dover (watch out Luke Combs!) and Kylie Morgan headline this fabulous 2-day collection of New Artists! 

The Artist Lineup

George Birge, Chayce Beckham, Dalton Dover, Kylie Morgan, Restless Road, Russo & Co, DJ Supe

Past Bull Float artists have included:
Luke Combs, Montgomery Gentry, Rodney Atkins, Brett Eldredge, Ashley McBryde, Craig Morgan, Hunter Hayes, Joe Nichols, and Kip Moore!

OOR Collage

The Experience

Welcome to an Unforgettable Adventure at Our Resort!

As you make your grand entrance, be greeted by awe-inspiring landmarks that are just a teaser of the exhilarating experiences ahead.

CanoeHenge – You’ve truly arrived once you spot the iconic standing canoes, a landmark not only of our resort but of the adventures that await. It’s the perfect spot for that vibrant family photo, igniting the flame of exploration and treasured memories you’re about to create with us!

Floating Treetops Aerial Park – Look right and prepare to be amazed! Canoes and kayaks floating among the trees? Yes, you’re seeing that right! Our Missouri trees have decided to get in on the adventure, offering a unique aerial park experience. Dare to gear up and traverse through the treetops for an adrenaline-pumping journey you won’t forget.

Meramec Mercantile – From the moment you arrive, our friendly and energetic staff are here to guide you smoothly to your campsite, ensuring you have everything you need for a fun-filled and memorable stay. But it doesn’t stop at check-in; we’re here for you anytime to replenish supplies or pick out the perfect souvenir to inspire your next adventure.

Paddlers Grill – On-Site you will find our amazing grill.  Grab a quick bite before you head out to float the river.  Or come see us once you return for a burger and a cold drink.  We’ll have options sure to satisfy your group.

Let the Fun Begin!

Floats – Ready for some water fun? Choose your vessel and dive into the crystal-clear Missouri waters for the aquatic adventure of a lifetime. From tranquil river tubes to spacious rafts and sleek kayaks, your perfect river journey awaits. Our shuttle service will whisk you to the start and welcome you back with open arms.

Tube Loop – Prefer to stick close by? Embark on an endless loop of tube-floating fun right here on the property. With unlimited shuttle rides back to the start, how many rounds can you handle? Challenge accepted!

And There’s More On-Site: Dive into our swimming pool, challenge friends at the volleyball court, enjoy a game of horseshoes, or cast a line in our fishing areas (don’t forget your license).

Evening Thrills: The excitement doesn’t dim with the setting sun. Dive into our lineup of movie nights, concerts, and special events designed to keep the energy high and the smiles wide. Stay tuned for what’s on!