Ozarks Vacation & Tourism Guide
The perfect St. Louis Getaway Weekend!
Your haven in the Southeast Missouri Ozarks where fun flows and
Make your Missouri Vacation plans now!
Welcome to Lesterville Missouri
and the Black River Chamber of Commerce website!
We're only 105 miles from St. Louis
Box 64, Lesterville, MO 63654
for Lesterville, Annapolis, Centerville and the Black River
Join us for Missouri Floating Season! IT's going to be
a great year on Black River.
Make your plans now to visit us this season!
Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park
is now open! The
day-use area includes the shut-ins, picnic areas, a series
of pedestrian trails, access to the East Fork of the Black
River, several interpretive shelters and the park store.
Visitors can access the scour channel from a new
trail, which can be accessed from Highway N. The park will
be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily and the store
is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. (From
MO State Parks) Camping at Johnson's Shut-ins is back! Also, please
see our campgrounds near
Special Event at Johnson's Shut-ins on October 5th, 2014!|
To guarantee a t-shirt, register by: Sept. 21
See this page from Missouri State Parks to register!
Download a flyer about the race!
We are taking it for “granite” you will be at Johnson’s Shut-Ins Inaugural “Rocktober Run.”
Join us for our first ever 5K run and 1 mile Fun Walk. The race will take you from the day-use area main parking lot through the park along the new Black River Trail. Awards for the top three winners in each age division** will be presented at the end of the race.
Whether you are running, walking or enjoying the race as a spectator, be sure to travel the ¼ mile trail to the overlook at the name sake of the park, “The Shut-Ins”. This is Mother Nature “running” at her best as the East Fork of the Black River winds its way through the rhyolite boulders formed by volcanic eruptions so many millions of years ago.
you love camping and floating or
just relaxing and exploring Missouri's
natural wonders from the comfort of a Bed
and Breakfast Inn, Lodge or Cabin,
the Black River Area in the Ozarks is the perfect
getaway or family vacation spot away from the city. Enjoy
Missouri canoeing at
its best, or choose to take a relaxing float in rafts,
tubes or kayaks. Only two hours southwest
of St. Louis, we are the hub of recreational activities
in the Southeast Missouri Ozarks. Visit Taum
Sauk, Missouri's highest mountain, the Ozark Trail,
Bell Mountain Wilderness Area and Mark Twain National
Forest. Elephant Rocks is close by and don't
miss Fort Davidson Historic site. We also have
and antique shops in our area. So take
a few minutes to explore our site. We
hope to see you soon!
read comprehensive information about the Missouri State
Parks, Conservations Areas, hunting and fishing, hiking
and biking, entertainment, history, events, recreational
opportunities, the Civil War in our region of Missouri and
please visit www.missouri-vacations.com
you for visiting our beautiful Black River Area!
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