Where vacation feels like coming home...

47247 Hwy. 49, Annapolis, MO 63620

Horseback Riding

Things to Do

There are many things to do in the Arcadia Valley and Black River Recreation Area. No matter what you enjoy, there's something here for you!

You can't beat horseback riding beside the beautiful clear Black River! Black River Traditions is only seven miles from Big Creek RV Park and has something for everyone! Prefer to bring your own horse? They have overnight boarding as well. Click here to check out their trail ride packages and other options.

Arcadia Valley Stables in the scenic Arcadia Valley will take you riding along Stout's Creek, and will even provide a picnic lunch. Click here for more information on this fun-filled family outing.


Motorcycle Tours

Love treasure hunting? Geocaching is a real-world treasure hunt, using your handheld GPS or smart phone! There are several geocaches in the surrounding area...click here to start your geocaching adventure!

Black River is the perfect place for both floating AND fishing.

We recommend Jeff's Canoe Rentals in Annapolis (a quick 7 miles from the RV Park) or for all your floating needs.
Prefer to float out of Lesterville? Bob & Bob at Franklin Floats will take great care of you. 

Want lake fishing? 
Clearwater Lake is 25 minutes away, and is great for fishing, swimming or water-skiing. Find the fishing report and other info at clearwaterlake.org.

Council Bluff Lake is another lovely place to go for swimming, fishing, or other water activities. Click here for more information.

Floating and Fishing


Take a scenic drive along the Ste. Genevieve Wine Trail! The six wineries and vineyards in Ste. Genevieve County will give you unique glimpses into both the growing of grapes and the making of wine. You will have the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking scenery as you tour their tasting rooms, browse their gift shops, and savor the wonderful wines of this region. Visit RDVWineTrail for more information.

There are many places to shop in the area...

you can make a day of it!

A Little Shop on Main
114 S. Main Street, Ironton

Arcadia Valley Art Studio

217 N. Main, Ironton


Arcadia Valley Soap Company
119 S. Main Street, Ironton

Arcadia Valley Sporting Goods
Junction Hwy. 21 and Hwy. 72, Arcadia

Attic Treasures
476 S. Main, Ironton
Boulder Books
109 S. Main, Ironton

The Country Bouquet/Chics Like Bling
103 N. Main St., Ironton
Rubles Meat Market
15387 Hwy. 21, Ironton
Taum Sauk Traders
146 S. Main, Ironton
Valley Vintage Antiques
474 S. Main, Ironton

Wood Notes on Russellville Road
420 Russellville Rd., Arcadia

First Dawn General Store &

Lesterville Florist & Gifts

514 Main St., Lesterville 

G&M Undercover Upholstery & Crafts
30036 Hwy. 21, Lesterville
Hadley's New Stoneage Jewelry
Hwy. AA, Iron County

Bill’s Old Stuff

225 N. Hwy. 21, Caledonia

C&C Collectibles

.5 miles east on Hwy. 32, Caledonia   573.779.3754

Carr House Antiques & Ice Cream

322 S. Hwy. 21, Caledonia


Farmhouse 1807 Antiques
20637 S. Hwy. 21, Caledonia
Markets at Caledonia
221 N. State Hwy. 21, Caledonia

Miss Mollie’s Shabby Chic (1st floor)

128 S. Hwy. 21, Caledonia

My Sister’s Antiques

215 N. Hwy. 21, Caledonia

Old Village Mercantile
219 S. State Hwy. 21, Caledonia
Red’s Resale

19911 Hwy. 21, Caledonia
Twelve Mile Creek Emporium &

Wine Cottage

128 S. Hwy. 21 (2nd floor), Caledonia  573.779.3806

Wine Trail

Southeast Missouri is a beautiful area for motorcycle riding, and there are several scenic routes that you can take. 

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