It's time to enjoy a Fall float! We offer canoeing, kayaking or rafting on the pristine Courtois, Huzzah & Meramec Rivers near Steelville, Missouri. Our spacious resort offers primitive and RV camping options along the beautiful Courtois or choose from one of our many lodging options! We offer a variety of outdoor activities that includes floating, hiking & mountain biking on the Ozark and Berryman Trails, and so much more!  At Bass River Resort, F.D.I.C. means F.un D.own I.n the C.ountry!  We are 10 1/2 miles east of Steelville on Highway 8.

Primitive Tent Camping

There is no better camping experience than being able to set up your tent right along the crystal clear water of the beautiful Courtois! Our spacious resort can accommodate groups of all sizes and we offer a variety of camping options including primitive, full hookups, water and electric hookups, and electric only campsites. We provide a picnic table and fire ring at each site. Our campground facilities include four bathhouses with coin operated showers and flush toilets, three pavilions, johnny-on-the-spots, dumpstation, camper's outpost, swimming pool, horseshoes, volleyball, basketball, fishing and hiking trails!

Nestled in the Ozark Hills, our large campground has been set up to accommodate our guests by providing Family Sections where the quiet time is from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and an Island Loud Section where quiet time is from 2:30 a.m. to 6:00 a.m..

Most campsites will accommodate 10-18 people per site. When setting up a camping reservation you may pick a specific site or simply choose a site when you arrive, based upon availability. However, specific site requests are subject to change pending reservation confirmation and changes. Bass' River Resort is spacious, clean, full of trees and grass, surrounded by forests and water - there's not a bad site to be found! 


Family Camping - Sites 201-311, 526-671 (excludes site 203)

Adult (Fri - Sat) $11.00 p/person/night, $11.71 w/tax
Adult (Sun - Thurs) $9.50 p/person/night, $10.12 w/tax
Youth 8-12 yrs (Fri - Sat) $7.00 p/youth/night, $7.45 w/tax
Youth 8-12 yrs (Sun - Thurs) $5.00 p/youth/night, $5.32 w/tax
Children 7 yrs & under Free
Full/Wtr & Elct/Elct Only Sites

$12.00 p/site/night, $12.78 w/tax

Day Pass (9am -  9 p.m.)

$8.00 p/person, $8.52 w/tax


Loud Area Camping - Sites 2-35, 101-199d, 203

Adult 13yrs & up(Fri - Sat) $14.00 p/person/night, $14.91 w/tax
Adult 13yrs & up (Sun - Thurs) $11.00 p/person/night, $11.71 w/tax
Youth 8-12 yrs (Fri- Sat)  $7.00 p/youth/night, $7.45 w/tax
Youth 8-12 yrs (Sun-Thurs) $5.00 p/youth/night, $5.32 w/tax
Children 7 urs & under Free
Water & Electric Hook-up $12.00 p/site/night, $12.78 w/tax

** Hookup fees are in addition to per person rates
** Sundays on Holiday weekends are Friday/Saturday rates.

Off-season Camping Rates
Jan thru April & Oct thru Dec

Family Camping - Adults - $10.12 w/tax
Loud Camping - Adults - $11.71 w/tax
Full/Wtr & Elct/Elct Only Sites - Adults - $12.78 per site per night

Camping Information
Campsite deposit of $35.00 per site, or 100% prepayment of camping charge is required within 10 days of making reservation. There are no refunds or rain checks issued for camping.
Campsites 2 - 199d, & 203 require a security deposit of $35.00 per site, which will be held until departure. If site doesn't stay clean during your stay, your deposit will not be refunded. You must checkout at the Bass' Headquarters to receive refund!
Early camping arrivals can be accommodated based on availability with an additional fee of $3.00 p/person.
All campers must register at the Bass' Headquarters before entering the campground or using any of the facilities. Your car license, make, model, and color are required to register.
Campsites without a deposit are subject to first-come, first-serve basis.
Camping check-in: Monday - Saturday 3:00 p.m., Sunday only 5:00 p.m.
Camping check-out: Daily - 2:00 p.m.
No late check-in past 12 midnight on camping and cabins. Gates are closed, anyone coming in after check-in time will still be charged for that nights camping.

Contact Us

Bass' River Resort
Steelville, MO 65565
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Phone: 1-800-392-3700