Activities and Local Attractions
More Activities That We Know You’ll Love
Riders of all skill levels enjoy our guided horseback rides! Enjoy a wonderful equstrian adventure riding through our Ozark River Country on a one or two hour horseback ride. Our scenic trails wind along the beautiful Courtois River and through the scenic hills of the Mark Twain National Forest to our special mountain overlook. We also offer a breathtaking Sunset Ride beginning at 6:30 pm and lasting approximately 1 1/2 hours. Our famous scenic overlook is absolutely spectacular as the sun sets! So no one is left out of the fun, we offer children 7 years and under a pony ride at the stable that lasts approximately 10 minutes.
Stephan's Riverside Event Center
Stephan’s Riverside Event Center is an ideal venue for weddings, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, business meetings, holiday parties, baby showers, family reunions, and more!
Event Center is completely enclosed with heating & A/C and can accommodate up to 200 people. Rental is available by half day, full day and for the weekend. Wedding rental includes Friday night set up, Saturday event, and Sunday morning take down/clean up.
Please contact our resort for more information.
The Ozark Trail
The Ozark Trail (ozarktrail.com) is part of a vision to build a scenic and varied route through the Missouri Ozarks stretching from Onondaga Cave (west of St. Louis) to the Arkansas Border. This extraordinarily scenic and diverse trail consists of almost 550 miles that have been completed with 350 miles in Missouri. Bass’ River Resort is located on the Courtois Section of the Ozark Trail and is happy to offer our services to users of the Courtois Section. We have numerous and varied accommodations should you want to stay the night along your journey. Should you want to expand your Ozark Trail experience with a float trip on one of our awesome streams, we have a full range of floating crafts and float trip options on the Courtois, Huzzah, and Meramec rivers for you to choose from. Click here for shuttle pricing!
Our group plans have what you are looking for when escaping the every day routine. Our Package Plans offer everything from canoeing, rafting, kayaking, BBQ dinners, camping, and lodging. Plus, the Great Escape Plans are perfect for groups of all sizes – from 2 adults to large groups and are customizable with any of our regular services. Use our group organizer for arranging your group (required for large groups).
Local Cave Excursions
Some of the finest cave systems in Missouri are located close by. The caves are open for individuals and groups.
Onondaga Cave & State Park and Cathedral Cave
Leasburg, MO · ph: (573) 245-6600
Cave tickets may be purchased at Onondaga Cave or customers at Bass’ River Resort may purchase cave tickets at a discounted rate at our main headquarters. For more information on tour times and hours of operation please visit www.mostateparks.com/parks/onondaga-cave-state-park. *Groups of 10 or more can receive group discounts but require a confirmed reservation 2 weeks in advance.
Concerts & Music Shows
The Meramec Country Music Show hosts a wide variety of musical entertainment ranging from gospel to bluegrass to down home country music. Feature shows include: Patriotic, Christmas, and Gospel Christmas Shows.
Steelville, MO · (573) 775-5999 For more information on additional shows and matinees please contact the Meramec Music Show. Ticket prices vary.
Missouri Hick Cuba (573) 885-6791
Spare Rib Inn Steelville (573) 775-2077
Enjoy world class wines from all that our local wineries have to offer!
Peaceful Bend Winery
Steelville, MO · (573)775-3000 – www.peacefulbend.com
Leasburg, MO – (573) 885-7156 – www.belmontvineyards.com
St. James Winery
St. James, MO · 800-280-9463 – www.stjameswinery.com
Heinrichshaus Vineyard & Winery
St. James, MO · (573) 265-5000 – www.heinrichshaus.com
If you have any questions at all, and you want to talk to a real person, we’re here to help. Let us know what we can help you with to make your stay spectacular. Fill out the Get-In-Touch form, or contact us directly: