Welcome to Meramec River Resort, formerly known as Bird’s Nest Lodge and Bird’s Nest Resort. We’re your ultimate destination for an amazing tent camping experience along the picturesque banks of the Meramec River outside of Steelville, Missouri. Nestled amidst the beauty of the Meramec River Valley, our resort offers an unforgettable getaway for fun lovers, nature enthusiasts, adventure junkies, and rest seekers, alike.

At Meramec River Resort, we understand the allure of escaping the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immersing oneself in the tranquil embrace of nature. Our primitive tent camping sites provide the perfect opportunity to disconnect from the digital world and reconnect with the serenity of outdoor refreshment.  

Pitch your tent in our shaded, well-maintained camping areas and breathe deeply, inhaling Crawford County, Missouri’s fresh, country air. Amidst lush, grassy knolls, our tent camping sites offer a back-to-basics experience that will rejuvenate your mind, body, and soul.

Wake up in the morning to the harmonious sounds of birds chirping and the gentle rustle of leaves. This pristine world will help you escape the chaos of honking horns, frustrated people, and dirty sidewalks. Spend your day rebooting on a Meramec River float trip, exploring area hiking trails, trickling your fingers in the water on our Meramec Mile Tube Trip, or fishing for trophy bass. At night, share stories, roast marshmallows, or simply relax around a crackling campfire under a star-studded sky. 

Our property provides convenient amenities such as clean restrooms, potable water, and picnic areas to enhance your camping experience. At Meramec River Resort, we take pride in providing a refreshing and rustic environment for our guests. Our friendly staff is always on hand to assist you and ensure that your tent camping adventure is both enjoyable and memorable.

Escape the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary at Meramec River Resort. Book your Missouri camping trip and grab your spot today, so you can experience the true essence of nature. Isn’t it time for you to get away and have fun with the ones who matter most to you?
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