It's time to enjoy a Fall float! We offer canoeing, kayaking or rafting on the pristine Courtois, Huzzah & Meramec Rivers near Steelville, Missouri. Our spacious resort offers primitive and RV camping options along the beautiful Courtois or choose from one of our many lodging options! We offer a variety of outdoor activities that includes floating, hiking & mountain biking on the Ozark and Berryman Trails, and so much more!  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 on Highway 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



  • Daylight Savings Time Sunday November 1st - Fall Back!
  • Off Season Lodging Rates - Log Cabins $109 p/nt first 2 ad and Lodging Houses $279 p/nt first 8 ad plus tax - $21.30 each additional person 8 yrs & up p/nt
  • One free canoe rental with rental of Log Cabin in November! (No other discounts apply)
  • Ozark Trail 100 Mile Endurance Run -- Saturday, November 7th!
  • Thanksgiving Day Thursday November 26th
  • Black Friday November 27th- Christmas shopping begins!  Bass' River Resort has a wide variety of custom print t-shirts, hoodies, jackets, & more or a Gift Certificate is a great stocking stuffer!

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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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