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Persimmon Grove Retreat & Camp

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64 reviews
· Walnut Shade, Missouri
70 acres
6 sites
6 Tent
Family owned for over 30 years. The land has been resting for all those years. It has become a safe home for wildlife. The 70 acres has a small water stream that flows during the wet seasons. It is the perfect place for peace and relaxation. Learn more about this land: Pitch your tent in the primitive Ozark Mountains.  Over 70 acres of hiking and mountain biking, along with 6 designated camp sites that surround our community campfire. A Pavilion is on the property for private party rental. (inquire during reservation) We are located fifteen miles north of Branson.  Walking distance to Copper Run local distillery, Pizza, Wine Tasting, & Little Beaus Backyard. Five minutes from zip lining! Contact us if you'd like to bring your own horse to ride our trails. There is a small fresh water stream on property. We specialize in group retreats, offering yoga, meditation, and open discussions, along with coaching.  Creating a healthy body and mind. The property yields wild raspberries and wild peach and persimmon trees. We have a well on the property for water. Feel free to bring your own water bottles as well.
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Walnut Shade, Missouri, United StatesTo respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Lori B.Joined in February 2018
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82 ratings · 64 reviews
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Melanie P.recommends
October 24, 2022
Site 2 - Persimmon Grove
Love this place!
Beautiful place. Lots of fun. Lori is an awesome host!
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Hudson S.recommends
October 16, 2022
Site 5 - Persimmon Grove
We had the best camping experience.
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Ashley G.recommends
October 9, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
I loved tent camping here! Getting to pet the animals was great and the Porta potties and showers were clean. It's a great property and having the winery across the street is very convenient.
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Brenda P.recommends
October 2, 2022
Site 5 - Persimmon Grove
We'll Be Back! 🙂
Lori's campground was just what we needed! My husband, myself & 2 teen daughters really enjoyed our weekend getaway!! Including our 2 dogs!! Tranquility #5 spot worked for us!! It is private and enough space for 2 small tents or a large one. Gold star given for the larger firepit with grill, wood on site, moveable picnic tables, clean portable pottys and shower available. Note: little walk from #5 to the restroom but exercise appreciated:-) The farm animals next to the campground are a bonus! Other thoughtful touches to the grounds as well. I expect to be back with friends. Lori Thank you for such a comfortable, lovely campground!
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Erica K.recommends
September 29, 2022
Site 1 - Persimmon Grove
Camping Nirvana
Car Camping at it’s best! So very tranquil and relaxing. I literally had the entire place to myself. I especially enjoyed the neighboring animals (goats, sheep, mini horses, lama). The outhouse was surprisingly odor-free. The bathroom and shower was very clean. The xmas lights were a nice personal touch.
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Regina D.recommends
September 8, 2022
Site 5 - Persimmon Grove
Really cute spot. Be careful for bugs. Not much of a trail when we visited. Also easy drive into town. The animals, showers and host were lovely
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Melinda N.recommends
September 6, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Beautiful property. Everything was well maintained and clean.
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Micaela P.recommends
August 29, 2022
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
The perfect getaway
Permission Grove was the perfect getaway! From the nice shower/bathroom/sink area, to farm animals, and camping spots separated each with their own fireplace and picnic table!
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Melanie P.recommends
August 27, 2022
Site 3 - Persimmon Grove
Wonderful time!
Great place to camp! Love the animals, beauty, convenience and amenities! Lovely hosts. Will definitely return.
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Kendra D.recommends
August 20, 2022
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
We love persimmon! It’s a no hassle, very peaceful, well kept slice of heaven. We always come here to unplug and unwind. The showers are my favorite of any camp site ever. Every time I visit I make friends with new animals; this time was a sweet boar!
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Hadley F.recommends
July 21, 2022
Site 1 - Persimmon Grove
A dreamy stay!
The property is absolutely gorgeous and the individual sites are well-maintained! Lori also has goats, llamas, donkeys, etc. on the property too and it was so fun to be greeted by them when I arrived (they’re gated off). Lastly, I appreciated the amenities onsite like the sinks, portable bathrooms and outdoor showers. It was a perfect stay!
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Marcia C.recommends
July 7, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Fiddling under the stars
We had a wonderful experience camping at Persimmon! When we worried about the site we were assigned because of the camper size, Lori graciously switched us to a more accessible site. We loved playing our fiddles up in the pavilion by the showers! Serenading the alpacas! Lovely!
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Jacob F.recommends
July 1, 2022
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
The land was lovely, the sites well-spaced, the amenities clean. We will definitely be back.
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Shannon M.recommends
June 29, 2022
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
Great area!
Great place!!! Highly recommend. Shower was nice and hot. Loved the tree in the shower. Beautiful scenery.
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Shianne R.recommends
June 20, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Anniversary trip
This was literally the cutest campsite. Everything was so well kept. Lori is a wonderful host and very communicative. I can’t wait to come back
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Kim S.recommends
June 12, 2022
Site 1 - Persimmon Grove
Beautiful setting! Had everything thing we needed for an enjoyable night.
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Hanna P.recommends
June 7, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
This was the second time my husband and I have camped here, this time we brought friends. It’s so peaceful with enough things within a short drive to keep you occupied. Lori is always quick to respond and a wonderful host. Everything is clean and the animals are an added bonus to experience.
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William G.recommends
May 11, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Breezy hilltop
Quiet spots with raised tent platforms. A large shared fire pit and convenient shower, port-a-johns. Cute goats in the pasture on the other side of camp.
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Paige M.recommends
April 24, 2022
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Lovely, peaceful, and private!
It was beautiful, well kept, quiet, and peaceful! The tent sites are all on gravel, so it keeps your tent from being muddy. The sites also come with fire pits and grates to cook, and they all have picnic tables. The bathrooms are outhouses, but they are also well kept. We had a fantastic time!
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Ann W.recommends
April 17, 2022
Site 2 - Persimmon Grove
What more could you want!
Lori's place was amazing!! She was so accommodating to our family and our kids absolutely loved their petting zoo! Such wonderful memories we made there and definitely we will come back!
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Bruce W.recommends
November 5, 2021
Site 5 - Persimmon Grove
Leave your stress at the entrance.
We really enjoyed our time here. We had the entire camp grounds to ourselves (it was a chilly weekend and we were the brave ones). The camp site was clean and ready for us when we arrived. If you want a nice semi private area, Site #5 is a good one. Even though we didn't use it, we thought the outdoor shower was a pretty cool thing. We brought our own wood but it appears if you forgot yours, there was a pretty good size wood pile up by the bath house area. We had a great little hike on the trail. We will definitely come again.
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Evan S.recommends
October 30, 2021
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Really pretty and well thought out campsite. Picnic table, fire ring, a grate that swivels over the fire, and a pretty level site. The hiking was beautiful (even if the steep parts had us out of breath). 10/10 would stay here again
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Dan C.recommends
October 13, 2021
Site 3 - Persimmon Grove
Paradise in the Ozarks!
Would I recommend? I already have, many times! Great stay. Good communication and beautiful space. Great value too!
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Jacob W.recommends
October 10, 2021
Site 6 - Persimmon Grove
Great Branson Area Camping
Was looking for a camping spot last minute and happened to stumble upon this gem. Clean and private sites. Lots of open lawn for kiddos to run. Got in a little too late to hit the trails and had to head out pretty early but will definitely come back and make better plans in advance to enjoy all the location has to offer.
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Natalie S.recommends
September 12, 2021
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
A great stay!
Had a great stay at persimmon grove! We stayed at camp site 4 and had no issues with finding anything. The bathrooms were clean, the area was perfect for the kids to run around in the open space there and the animals were adorable to check out. We have a rooftop tent and thought we'd have some trouble setting up but turns out it fit perfectly! Campsite was spread decently apart so even though there was another camper, we felt pretty secluded in our area.
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Jennifer H.recommends
September 6, 2021
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
Quiet and peaceful stay
Second stay at Persimmon Grove and it was awesome! Very well-maintained public areas and the campsites are adequately equipped. We love camping here and plan to return.
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Christine R.recommends
July 27, 2021
Site 3 - Persimmon Grove
Persimmon grove is a beautiful and thoughtfully designed camp space. The bath/ outdoor shower was clean and the shower was hot! The mini farm was a sweet surprise - I would def. recommend this property!
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Gregory M.recommends
July 5, 2021
Site 2 - Persimmon Grove
This place was GREAT! Everything was nice and clean and put together, the shower was beautiful!
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Jennifer H.recommends
July 4, 2021
Site 5 - Persimmon Grove
Quiet and private setting
We booked this last minute after having a less-than-stellar experience with another local campground and it turned out to be a blessing in disguise! The area is quiet and well-maintained, with centrally-located public restrooms (portapotties) and outdoor shower available. Our campsite had a picnic table and firepit, along with a level site for the tent. Lori was very hospitable and brought firewood directly to our campsite. Didn’t have time to check out the distillery and winery nearby, but we will next time. We are definitely planning to return sometime soon!
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James L.recommends
July 4, 2021
Site 4 - Persimmon Grove
Great spot!
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