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Columbia, Missouri
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Keep in mind these are small houses in the woods of southern Missouri. It's not a 5-star resort with a corporate decorating team. Our stay was very nice - cabins were clean when we arrived and well appointed. Kitchen and bathrooms were supplied with everything we needed. The lodge is very spacious while the cabin is pretty small. Staff is...

Thank seitri94
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 19 June 2016

We just went down for the weekend with a group of 10 people. We camped in tents, and did the Saturday float on the river. The road to the entrance of Bearcat is narrow, and awful for anything that isn't a truck or suv. It was $12.50 per person for each night of camping ($50/couple for 2 nights), then it's...

1Thank mgrubb2016
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We booked one of the bear cub cabins for Labor Day weekend with another couple and our two small children. First of all the roads leading to bearcat are narrow and tore up. Had we not had a full size truck and suv we probably would have not been able to make it up the road that led to our...

1Thank Jamie H
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Beware! They do not give refunds when they get flooded out. Only rainchecks s good for only one year. I showed up after driving two hours around the river to witness a female worker give four different stories to six different people regarding possibility of floating or camping. If you don't know, you don't know. STOP LYING TO PEOPLE!

1Thank Stephanie A
Mumbai, India
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Firstly I want to rate this lodge between average and very good (3.5). We were a group of 3 couples who stayed at the Bearcat Mountain Lodge over the Valentine's day weekend... Since our idea was to relax and unwind, we weren't interested in camping. The place is a little bit in the interior, please make sure to follow the...

Thank Pooja264
Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for the weekend with a group of buddies. Tent camped, clean sites, laid back atmosphere, had an awesome time. Bathrooms/showers were a little rough though. The live music was great. This was the first time anyone camped here. Can't wait to make a weekend out at the bearcat next summer!

Thank Namrebil
Reviewed 25 August 2014 via mobile

I'm a fan of Bearcat. We tent camp and float every year and always have a great time. Having the additional bonus of a band is nice too. In the past, the breakfast served was pretty good, it's an additional charge but its nice that it is an option.

1Thank ARakers
Webster Groves, Missouri
Reviewed 23 August 2014 via mobile

The people on the phone have consistently been really rude the four times we have used them. The bathrooms need some work. The plumbing barely works. The office is really smokey. The only reason we have returned is because we can float the section of the Black River that we want.

4Thank fattyOdaddyOndapatio
Reviewed 12 August 2013

This was our group's second year at the Bearcat Getaway. We rent the lodge and cabin for our large group. The lodge is fully stocked with cookware, plates, linens, and towels. Plenty of space for everyone (8 in our group in the lodge) with three bedrooms and couches. Smaller cabin is more rustic. We had a few minor issues with...

1Thank midwesterner78
Florissant, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 24 June 2013

My husband and I went to this campground with another couple for Memorial Day 2013. It was the worst experience of my life. I have generations of family reunions at this campsite that were wonderful memories but not anymore. My family still has 40 acres of property in Lesterville and I have been going down to the Black River for...

10Thank Kim P

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Address: Lesterville, MO
Region: United States > Missouri > Lesterville
Number of rooms: 3
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