Soak up the summer sun with canoeing, kayaking or rafting on the pristine Courtois, Huzzah & Meramec Rivers near Steelville, Missouri. Camp along the beautiful Courtois in our spacious resort or stay in one of our many lodging units. At Bass' River Resort, F.D.I.C. means F.un D.own I.n the C.ountry! We are 10 1/2 miles east of Steelville, Missouri on Hwy 8! 


We offer the best outdoor experience around!  Enjoy camping and lodging along the banks of the beautiful Courtois River.  Experience canoeing, kayaking, or rafting on the Courtois, Huzzah, or Meramec Rivers.  We offer a variety of float trip options varying from a short 3 hour canoe trip all the way up to a leisurely 6 hour rafting trip.  We're only a few hours away from St. Louis, MO and just a little further from Kansas City, MO.  Located just 10 1/2 miles East on Hwy 8 outside of Steelville, MO, we're easy to find!  Call today to set up your floating and camping or lodging reservations!

Great Escape Plans, Package plans offer everything from Canoeing and Rafting to Steak Dinners and Log Cabin Lodging. Great Escape Plans are perfect for large groups and are customizable with any of our services.

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Bass Resort

Monthly Specials


  • Mudd Bog & Fast Trac -- Sunday, September 6th @ 1:00 p.m.
  • Enjoy two nights camping and one day float trip! Family Camping with canoes $40.31 per person, camping with rafts $48.81 per person including tax. (Special not valid Labor Day weekend & minimum number of people per raft are required) (advance reservations & prepayment required)
  • Labor Day Special -- Labor Day Monday, September 7th
    Includes 3 nights of camping/lodging, a one day float trip, BBQ dinner Saturday, and a Buffet Breakfast on Saturday or Sunday morning! (Advanced reservations and prepayment are required)
  • Harvest Festival & Ozark Trailblazers Rodeo in Steelville September 11th & 12th -- Rodeo tickets sold at Bass'!
  • FREE use of the swimming pool in September!


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Current Water Condition

The water levels are great for floating! You can check out the current water levels at usgs! (8/23/15)


All reservations should be made by phone. Payment must be made prior to arrival to guarantee your reservation. Please call us at 1-800-392-3700

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