Secluded Cabin with a Fire Pit near Elephant Rocks State Park in Missouri

Black, Missouri (United States)

Secluded Cabin with a Fire Pit near Elephant Rocks State Park in Missouri

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1 unit
4 guest capacity
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Mary
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Private Barbecue
Nestled among the towering pines, this secluded lakeside cabin is located near Elephant Rocks State Park in Black, Missouri, and is ideal for those looking for a rural getaway to relax, rejuvenate, and have fun. With one studio-style bedroom and one full bathroom, this rustic cabin can accommodate up to four glampers. The bedroom features a queen-size bed, while the living room features a queen-size futon. Other amenities include air conditioning, Wi-Fi throughout, a ceiling fan, and access to a washer and dryer. There is also a TV complete with a VCR and DVD player, and an extensive movie collection.

The open-concept living room, kitchen, and dining room gives the rental a spacious atmosphere. Along with the futon, the living area features a comfortable leather armchair. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything glampers would need to make their favorite recipes, including a range cooker and a microwave. Guests can enjoy their culinary creations at the dining table by the window or on the deck.

Outside, guests will have access to a private wrap-around deck complete with a hammock, patio furniture, and a BBQ grill, as well as a fire pit. Glampers are sure to enjoy this unparalleled setting as they doze off in the hammock, grill a delicious meal, or roast marshmallows in the fire pit as the stars dance in the midnight sky. Guests are sure to love their stay at one of the best cabins near Elephant Rocks State Park, like this one.


  • Queen-size bed
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
  • Linens and pillows
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Fan
  • Towels
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Coffeemaker
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Fire pit
  • Private Barbecue
  • Hammock
  • Games
This fantastic retreat has everything guests need for a delightful stay, including quality linens and plush towels. Guests will be able to pack light, as there is a washer and dryer to keep all belongings clean while exploring the breathtaking wilderness. Additionally, there is Wi-Fi throughout the property, along with a TV complete with a DVD player and an extensive movie collection. Furthermore, there are plenty of toys and games for tiny glampers to enjoy while on vacation.

Outside, guests will be able to explore the vast acreage of the property and have access to the property’s private river frontage where they will be able to splash in the crisp water or spend the day fishing.

Guest Services

  • Shuttle
If glampers do not have time to go grocery shopping before their arrival, they can email a list to the host who will be able to do the shopping for them and have the groceries in the accommodation upon arrival. The cost of this service is the total of the receipts, plus an additional fee. Please ask the host for more information.

There are three scrapbooking retreats per year. Please inquire with the host for more information and pricing.

This property allows weddings, reunions, self-catered retreats, and special events. Please inquire with the host for more information and pricing.

Shuttle service to Ozark Trail, Taum Sauk, and Bell Mountain. Please ask the host for more information.

There is a paddle boat for rent. Please inquire with the host for more information.

Location + Surroundings

Nearby local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
Nestled in the St. François Mountain Range, this rural glamping site is situated on 110 acres in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest and the Missouri Ozarks. Located in Black, Missouri, the property is only ninety miles from St. Louis. There are several nearby state parks, including Johnson’s Shut-Ins State Park, Elephant Rocks State Park, and Taum Sauk Mountain State Park. All are within an hour of the property. Lesterville, known for great floating down the Black River, is about a twenty-five-minute drive away. The nearest international airport is St. Louis Lambert International Airport.


  • Swimming
  • Water sports
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wildlife watching
  • Hunting

From horseback riding through the rugged Ozark terrain to floating down the Black River to exploring countless historic sites, getting in touch with the great outdoors is a must when staying at this wonderful glamping site. Fishing enthusiasts can head to Clearwater Lake or to the private river frontage just steps from the retreat for excellent small mouth bass fishing, while hunters can make their way to different areas in the Mark Twain National Park, such as Deer Run Conservation Area and Ketcherside Mountain Conservation Area and the Royal Gorge, where they will find deer, squirrel, and turkey. Glampers can also admire the gorgeous wildlife as they hike and bike the countless trails, including the Ozark Trail and the Council Bluff Lake Trail. Those who enjoy water sports can make their way to Lesterville where they will be able to raft, kayak, canoe, and float down the Black River.

If guests want to take a break from exploring nature, they can make their way to countless historic sites. At the Dillard Mill State Historic Site, glampers will be able to tour the old mill and see how water was turned into power to grind wheat into flour. The nearby Fort Davidson State Historic Site, which played a pivotal role in the Civil War, is a must-see for any history buff. In September, guests may even be able to catch a glimpse of a re-enactment of the Battle of Pilot Knob.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: From 04:00 PM
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Smoking is not allowed. Pets are allowed, however, an additional fee is required. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times and be house-trained. A security deposit is required upon arrival. Guests planning to fish and/or hunt need Missouri fishing and hunting licenses.

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