Missouri Ozarks Motels, Hotels, Lodges and Resorts

Missouri Ozarks Resorts, Hotels and Motels ~ Guide to MO Ozark Mountains Lodging
in the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation Area of Southeast Missouri
Resorts, Hotels, Motels in Black, Ironton, Lesterville, Black River and Pilot Knob, Missouri

Black River Family Motel, Lesterville, MO
Highway 21 in the heart of Lesterville
Want to be in the middle of the Black River region and camping is not your ideal vacation? Those problems can be solved by reserving your stay at the Black River Motel on Highway 21 in downtown Lesterville. We are within walking distance of your choice of several casual-dining restaurants and float trip outfitters, or just a short drive away from the many historical sites in our beautiful region. Our rooms offer two queen-sized beds, refrigerator, microwave and cable TV. There's a convenient laundry room on site.  Find yourself in the hub of all the recreational opportunities and events in the area when you decide to stay at the Black River Motel.

Black River Lodge, Lesterville, MO
Peola Road (Route 1, Box 14)
Owners:  The Ries Family   573-637-2550
Come to Black River Lodge for a family vacation that's picture perfect!  Located on 250 acres with 1/2 mile of riverfront, the Lodge has been operated by the Ries family since 1946.  We offer completely modern air-conditioned cabins with combination tub/shower, refrigerators and heat for cool or damp days.  Maid services, towels and linens are included.  Our rates include three great meals daily, served family syle in our smoke-free dining room.  Children love our well-equipped Playland and supervised activities 5 days a week.  Special memories are created with our kiddy train rides.  Enjoy our swimming pool, 5 lighted tennis courts, miniature golf, volleyball court, basketball court, shuffleboard, recreation hall and much, much more.  Tubing on the river is a favorite activity and canoe services are nearby.  For carefree summer days on the river and family fun that will be cherished for a lifetime, visit Black River Lodge.  See our website, or call 573-637-2550 for more information.

Please note:  Most of our guests are long time friends who have been coming for years.  Three and four generations of the same family return year after year to enjoy their vacations together with us.  At the present time, we are tentatively booked for the summer season, however, all of these reservations must be confirmed by April 1st.  Please contact us again after April 1st and we can let you know what may have become available.  Thank you!

Brushy Creek Resort, Black, MO
Rt 1 Box 173 (Highway "J") near Black, MO
Owners:  George & Joann Becker  573-269-4600
This “little piece of heaven” located just outside the town of Black on Highway “J” in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest, specializes in trail riding, packing trips, lodging, camping and stall rentals for your horses.  Brushy Creek Resort is open year round and offers a variety of accommodations and amenities; dine at the Trails End Restaurant, stay in a cabin, soak in the hot tub, rent a tepee, or camp in the equestrian campground, complete with bath house and laundry facilities. An abundance of activities are available for your enjoyment, including hayrides, cook-outs, swimming, canoeing and hiking. Brushy Creek plans to make your vacation, reunion, church retreat or corporate getaway a memorable experience. To plan your Ultimate Western Adventure at Brushy Creek Resort, call 573-269-4600 or visit www.brushycreeklodge.com.  To learn about horseback riding and trail riding at Brushy Creek, please visit this page.

Fort Davidson Hotel, Ironton - Pilot Knob, MO
310 S McCune St
Queen Guest Room at Fort Davidson Hotel Family Room
Fort Davidson Hotel near Elephant Rocks Pool night at Fort Davidson Hotel
The Fort Davidson Hotel is the perfect lodging option for your visit to the beautiful Arcadia Valley Area.  With reviews from past guest such as “great place to stay and visit the area”, “excellent lodging”, “cleanest rooms”, “loved it”, “management that really cares”; our hotel will do it’s best to make your visit to the area pleasant.  We have a variety of accommodations to meet our guest needs, including 2- room Jacuzzi Suites and Family Suites.  All of our rooms have queen beds, micro-fridges, and free high speed & WIFI internet access.   We are located ON the battlefield of the historic Civil War Battle of Pilot Knob.  We are the CLOSEST lodging to Elephant Rocks State Park and within 15 miles of Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park.  Our location is convenient to grocery and restaurants, including an onsite restaurant serving delicious meals from 6am – 8pm. Come and stay with us at the Fort Davidson Hotel.  Please visit www.fortdavidson.com or call 573-546-7427 for reservations or more information. 

Log Cabin Inn, Black River, Lesterville, MO
Highway 21 at Peola Rd (County Rd. 342)
Log Cabin Inn offers comfortable and inviting suites, conveniently located just minutes away from Johnson's Shut-ins and the many Ozark natural wonders and historical sites found in this region. These cozy hill-side cabin suites sleep four people.  We provide small refrigerators, microwave ovens and satellite television, as well as a picnic area and private Black River Beach access.  Open year round, Log Cabin Inn is located on Highway 21 beside the east fork of the Black River We can also arrange your float trip on our beautiful Black River.  To find out more information see www.cabins-missouri.com, or call us to reserve your stay at 573-637-2050.

Shepherd Mountain Inn and Suites, Ironton, MO
1321 N Hwy 21
Suite Bedroom at Shepherd Mtn. Inn Suite Living Area Suite Kitchen Area
Queen Guest Room Kitchenette Guest Room
Nestled between Pilot Knob Mountain and Shepherd Mountain, Shepherd Mountain Inn and Suites is a wonderful place to stay on your visit to the beautiful Arcadia Valley Area.  Located among the highest mountains, clearest streams & waterfalls in Missouri; less than 15 minutes from 3 of Missouri’s showcase state parks (Elephant Rocks, Johnson’s Shut-In, & Taum Sauk), it is the perfect place to stay for a business trip or a fun vacation.  We have incredible 2 room Jacuzzi Suites, with a FULL kitchen and separate living & bedroom areas.  In addition, we offer Kitchenettes and Family Suites, sleeping up to 8 guests.  Our lodging establishment has received reviews such as “Great Small Town Find”, “Top rating for cleanliness”, and “Home away from home”.  Offering such amenities as micro-fridges in every room, large TVs with over 100+ channels, free high-speed and WIFI internet access, and a meeting room for you and your business associates; our facility is equipped to meet your needs.  Shepherd Mountain Inn and Suites is in Ironton, Missouri, on Highway 21, next to the award-winning Baylee Jo’s BBQ and Grill.  For more information or reservations, call 573-546-7418 or visit www.shepherdmtninn.com.

Wilderness Lodge Resort, Black River, Lesterville, MO
Peola Road (PO Box 90)
573-637-2295 or 888-969-9129
Wilderness Lodge is the premier historic resort destination on the Black River.  We have recreated the splendor of yesteryear. . . Our Lodge is the perfect place for your family vacation ~ a place where you can get away from it all and be treated to fine lodging, fine dining, float trips and fun recreational activities on the Black River.  We offer a wide selection of cabins, cottages and large family & group accommodations.  Many have fireplaces, screened in porches and decks overlooking the river. All have double beds, private bathroom suites and air conditioning.   Our guests dine in our cozy Lodge restaurant.  Our homecooked meals are yet another reason our guests return year after year. We provide a cocktail hour with a full bar and wine list and extraordinary service. Come experience our slice of heaven.  We invite you to visit our website.  Call 573-637-2295 or 888-969-9129 for reservations.

 Revisit Last Resorts, Hotels, Motels 

Join RVRA on Facebook

River Valley Region Association ~ Explore the Peaceful Side of Missouri!