Meramec Springs State Park – Only 20 miles away is a Registered National Landmark that offers some of the finest trout fishing anywhere. Over 100 hundred million gallons of pure spring water gushes from beneath a huge bluff each day at a constant 56 degrees Fahrenheit. This keeps the pools and stream open all year. There is also a museum, trout rearing pools, café and store to see while you are there.
For more information, visit www.maramecspringpark.com
Missouri Wine Country – While at High Adventure Ranch you can also sample the local wine of Missouri. The Meramec Vineyards, Heinrichshaus Vineyard & Winery, Belmont Vineyards, Three Squirrels Winery and St. James Winery are all within a half hour drive of the Ranch. If you have never sampled Missouri Wines you are in for a treat.
Canoe, Kayak or Raft Trips – You can float the upper Current River and Jack Fork Rivers all year since these rivers are spring fed. Fishing, exploring caves and swimming are just a few activities your can enjoy while floating. Silver Arrow Canoe Rental, Current River Canoe Rental, Running River Canoe Rental and Akers Ferry Canoe Rental are only a few of the local companies near High Adventure Ranch.
Horseback Riding – There are a number of locations close to High Adventure Ranch where you take a scenic horseback ride through the Ozark Mountains or enjoy a breathtaking sunset river ride. Or maybe your goal is to learn to rope a steer off a horse. Bass River Resort or Kickn’ K Farmhouse and Arena can handle everyone from the novices to advanced riders.
St. Joe State Park – Off Road Vehicle Park – Located just 67 miles away, all terrain vehicles have access to the sand flats, hill and 2,000 acres set aside for off-road vehicles. The park also has 4 lakes, 2 swimming beaches and equestrian trail, as well as hiking and bike trails.
For more information, visit www.stjoepark.com
Lake of the Ozarks – Conveniently located in the heart of Missouri about 100 miles from High Adventure Ranch, The Lake of the Ozarks is the Midwest’s premier lake resort destination, offering world-class boating, golf shopping and fishing. There is a wide variety of lodging, restaurants, State Parks and other recreational activities to suit any budget and taste. The lake of the Ozarks vacation experience is defined by the Lake and its many waterfront accommodations facilities, restaurants and recreational and entertainment venues.
For more information, please visit www.funlake.com
Saint Louis, MO – is a 2 hour drive and with a host of attractions to see. The Gateway Arch, Forest Park, St. Louis Zoo, Science Center, Anheuser-Bush Brewery, Grant’s Farm, Missouri History Museum and Botanical Garden are just a few. There are numerous casinos, professional sport events and hundreds of restaurant to meet any taste.
For more information on St. Louis attractions go to www.explorestlouis.com.
Springfield & Branson, MO – 2 ½ hours away you can visit / shop Bass Pro Shops World Headquarters and tour the Wonders of Wildlife Museum. The Country Music Capital of the World, Branson is just a half hour away from Springfield. See your favorite Country Music Stars live on stage. Or visit Silver Dollar City theme park where you will step back in time to an 1880 Craft Village.
For more information, please visit www.explorebranson.com