Missouri Float Trips - Campgrounds & Resort near St. Louis: camping, lodging, cabins, Missouri floating
Camping near Taum Sauk Mountain State Park, Camping near Johnson's Shut-ins & Elephant Rocks State Park
Camping on the Black River ~ Missouri
Ozark Mountains
Missouri Cabins with hot tub, jacuzzi  ~ Come for the Best Missouri Vacations!
Missouri camping with cabin rentals, float trips, canoeing



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We are a dog friendly campground, with your donation to COLARS, the ASPCA or the World Wildlife Fund.

We are dog friendly.  We
charge for well behaved pets and require they be on a leash at all times. All pet charges are donated to Diana's Grove (local no-kill animal shelter), the ASPCA, or
the World Wildlife Fund . . . . . all causes we support.


Concerts & Events
Every Weekend During the Summer Season!!

See our 2014
entertainment page!


MidLife Crisis

ColdShot on May 31st

Parrothead Weekend 2014

Excalibut Classic Rock

Aaron Kamm & The One Drops - June 21st

Zak Perry Band & Pat Liston of Mama's Pride June 27th & June 28th

Rickie Lee Tanner Band

Jake's Leg on July 12th

Fiesta Weekend 2014 with Broseph E Lee & Black Diamond!

Tribute to Pink Floyd with Red, White & Floyd!

Pirates on the River with CAPONE & BLUES HANDLE

Cattapalooza 2014 with Staggercatt



Hired Hands August 23rd

Aaron Kamm & the One Drops with Clusterpluck


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Missouri Camping, Float Trips with live music, entertainment, music festivals and special events!

Missouri Float Trips, Camping & Cabins!
Bearcat Getaway Resort, Bearcat Mountain Cabins
& Bearcat Mountain Lodge

Campground, Cabins & Lodge near St. Louis on the beautiful Black River, Lesterville, Missouri, Camping, Entertainment & Lodging in the Ozarks, Southeast Missouri



Welcome to our site!  If you're looking for a Missouri Campground in the Ozarks, visit Bearcat Getaway to enjoy Missouri float trips, canoeing, rafting, camping, cabins, lodging and concerts on the beautiful Black River just outside of Lesterville, Missouri in the Ozark Mountains!  Call us to schedule your MO float trip in the Ozarks now. Don't miss floating the Black River this year!  Bearcat Getaway Resort ~ Just 105 miles from St. Louis!

CALL 573-637-2264 for reservations

Missouri Floating!  Float our beautiful Black River and have fun on our 1/2 mile of beach front!

What's Bearcat all about?  FUN!!!
Entertainment for Season 2014 just announced
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Special Announcement!
We are thrilled to offer you
BEARCAT LODGE AND CABINS ON BEARCAT MOUNTAIN
Come soak in our new deluxe 6-person hot tubs or jacuzzi tub!
They're Open Year Round!
Take the Bearcat Mountain Lodge tour, click here.

See more about our Bearcat Mountain Lodge and Bearcat Mountain Cabins!


Also, take a tour of Bearcat Mountain Cabins ~ Make your reservations now!

The 2014 season is almost here!
Make your reservations now!


Enjoy live entertainment on the Bearcat Stage every weekend
during the summer season!
 


Come on down and relax on the Black River at Bearcat.  We'll feed you, float you, entertain you and camp you by the river and under the stars in one of the most beautiful places in the Ozarks of Missouri.  Mother Nature has been very kind to us! 
All you have to do is relax, have fun & enjoy it!


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from David & Glee, owners of Bearcat Getaway

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Only 2 hours from St. Louis, Bearcat Getaway campground, cabins & Lodge are located on the delightful, spring fed Black River in the Ozark Mountains just a little down river from Lesterville, MO. We offer camping, floating in canoes or rafts, cabins, lodging and entertainment every weekend!  On the campground stage you'll experience some of the best regional and national bands and exciting music festivals.  With over 1/2 mile of beach front and no quiet hour until 2 am, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy the music, river and friends until the wee hours or stay by your campfire in a secluded campsite, enjoy the sounds of nature and the river. . . then drift off early. . . .It's up to you.  Because we own both sides of the river, your view is one of a pristine forested Ozark river bottom.  Nothing gets in the way of nature, abundant wildlife and a wall of trees.  Serious birdwatchers will be very impressed.  Enjoy fishing, wildflowers, swimming and relaxing by the water with friends and family.  We have a huge campground with varied and remote sites.  Let us know what you're looking for! We can accommodate any number of your family or friends with your own private camping area.  Just let us know in advance.

Bearcat Campground offers separate, modern bathroom facilities with free hot showers for men and women that are wheelchair accessible. 

At Bearcat, there's no reason to worry about hauling your food or firewood.  Firewood is included in the cost of your campingPlease visit our BeBe's Black River Beach Club & Bistro and General Store while you're here.  We offer a delicious menu at our Bistro.  Or, feast at our food bar in our general store!  If you forget to bring something, chances are we have it in our store.

Black River, Lesterville, Missouri


Take all the time you need to look around our site then join us for Missouri canoeing or rafting on our beautiful river.  The Bearcat staff looks forward to helping you have the best and most fun outdoor experience of your life!  We're a hop, skip and a jump from Johnson's Shut-ins ~ Bearcat is a convenient campground near Elephant Rocks, Johnson's Shut-ins and Taum Sauk Mountain State Park.  Be sure to check out these natural wonders while you're here.

 Call 573-637-2264 for your reservations now! 
Time's a wastin'!


If our phone is busy, please call 573-637-2011

Hope to see you this season at Bearcat Getaway Resort!
Missouri canoeing, camping, cabins & entertainment!


PARROTHEAD BEACH PARTY 2014

Read all about it . . just click the banner!


Parrothead Weekend June 6th & 7th!
Parrothead Costume Contest


Aaron Kamm & the One Drops




Watch the movie about our beautiful Arcadia Valley Region &
Black River Recreation Area -
Your best choice for a Missouri Ozarks Vacation!
(best viewing - full screen with speakers on)
All of this beauty surrounds Bearcat Getaway





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Won't you give up that bottle of wine or that dinner out to join us in changing the world?  Join Team Bearcat today! 
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Float Trips in Missouri
Bearcat Getaway Campground, Resort, Missouri Float Trips, Cabins & Bearcat Mountain Lodge
Black River, Lesterville, MO ~Getaway to Bearcat for the Best Missouri Vacations
573-637-2264
Camping, Floating, Lodging, Cabins & Concerts . . .on the Black River.  
Where It All Began!
 
Camping in Southeast Missouri Ozarks, Campground in Arcadia Valley MO

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