group of happy rafters pose for a photo during their Elk River float with River Ranch Resort Noel, Missouri
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Welcome to River Ranch Resort

We’ve been spoiling our guests since 1980, don’t you deserve to be next? Our campground sits upon the beautiful Elk River in Southwest Missouri, making camping, lodging, and floating as premiere as it gets! Apart from offering exceptional outdoor experiences paired with our professional customer care… You will leave here with everlasting memories and the desire to come back for more!

view of Elk River surrounded by trees at sunset River Ranch Resort Noel, Missouri

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Tent Camping

RV Camping


Glamping Pods


Why Choose River Ranch Resort?

The beautiful Elk River is the perfect way to unwind, relax, and even let loose during one of our 5 or 8 mile float trips! With day passes available, embrace nature while going on a walk, or even fish at one of our many great spots!

We understand packing is stressful, that’s why we have a fully stocked 6000sqft store including most anything you might forget. It also includes our stylish merchandise, pizza, breakfast buffet, and our newest addition Elk River Coffee Co.

Stay away from the louder crowd on weekends. We offer 18 designated camping spots, with beach access, located at Sycamore Landing just for families! This family-friendly spot is perfect for you and your kids’ summer adventure!

With 53 air conditioned cabins that sleep from 2 to 24 people, we have lodging for every group size’s needs! Want to get away from everyone? We have off-site houses and lofts, for groups wanting more seclusion!

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