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We love this place and we think you will too. Named after the spring-fed streams that run through the property and our vision of returning the corn and soybean fields back into an oak and walnut inspired savanna, Savanna Springs is tucked into a secluded valley at the end of a dead end road just 10 minutes from I-70. The campsite sits in a crook of a stream surrounded by mag


We love this place and we think you will too. Named after the spring-fed streams that run through the property and our vision of returning the corn and soybean fields back into an oak and walnut inspired savanna, Savanna Springs is tucked into a secluded valley at the end of a dead end road just 10 minutes from I-70. The campsite sits in a crook of a stream surrounded by magnificent sycamore trees. Relax under their canopy while listening to the water babble by or go for a walk and explore the 160-acre property. Off the property there are plenty of other places to explore. Take a walk or bike on the tree canopied gravel roads that are near by. Additionally, the famous Katy trail is about 15-20 minutes away and also a great place to take a stroll or pedal away. Columbia, home of the University of Missouri, is 20 miles away and has just about anything that you can think of.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 6 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Laundry absent
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 94%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


If you have a bike with fatter tires, then there are some great gravel roads to ride around on here. Also, there is the famous ...Read more


There is access to the Petite Saline, which eventually feeds into the Missouri River, just down the road. If you have a kayak o...Read more


Access to the Petite Saline is down the road and there is the ability to fish off the bank or bridge. You'll need to provide yo...Read more


Taking a walk in the wood or on the gravel roads is something we try to do often. There is a wonderful network of dirt roads to...Read more


The Petite Saline, which flows into Missouri river, is an excellent place to paddle up and down and see some wildlife. Since it...Read more


The best swimming/wading hole is about 700 ft from the camp site. Feel free to jump in the spring fed stream to get your blood ...Read more

Wildlife watching

Be on the look out for foxes, turtles, bobcats, deer, opossums, turkeys, raccoons, and the list could go on!


Natural features you'll find at Savanna Springs in Missouri.


You'll find a lot of oaks, hickories, maples, persimmons, ceders, black walnuts, honey locusts, paw paws, and hackberries throu...Read more


The 160-acre property is a dynamic mix of fields, streams, hills, and trees.

River, stream, or creek

There are four springs on the property, two of which run year round and provide a wonderful ambiance.

Swimming hole

There is a nice swimming spot located just 100 feet away from a spring so the water is cool and clean!


Our goal is to eventully turn this farm that used grow corn and soybeans and transition it into a place with a lot of beautiful...Read more

Places to see near Savanna Springs

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Hipcamper Jess

Beautiful spot!

Jess N.
recommends this listing.
October 26th, 2021

Beautiful spot! Beautiful little spot to spend the night. Just a few minutes off route 70, prefect for stopping off on our way to CO. We staid by the little stream. Perfect spot to pitch a tent, have a fire and enjoy the beautiful views. We heard owls and coyotes and saw a bald eagle, beautiful sunrise. Drew and Emily were super helpful and got back to us right away. If we ever pass through again we would definitely stay again!

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Hipcamper Kole
Kole M.
recommends this listing.
October 19th, 2021

Nice location. Very quiet and beautiful property!

Hipcamper Travis
Travis B.
recommends this listing.
October 15th, 2021

A+ hosts will go back!!!

Hipcamper Travis

Beautiful - convenient location

Travis B.
recommends this listing.
October 12th, 2021

Beautiful site - a piece of serenity

Hipcamper Travis

Beautiful land - great location

Travis B.
recommends this listing.
October 11th, 2021

First off, Drew and Emily provided excellent communication to me. I camped with some friends, and they let us have some people hang out who were not campers. They have a beautiful piece of serenity conveniently located only 10 minutes off of I-70. Upon arrival, Emily showed me the lay of the land. At night, the stars are so clear! Looking forward to visiting again. Thanks Drew and Emily!!!

Hipcamper Tracy
Tracy T.
recommends this listing.
October 6th, 2021

Perfect spot for camping with the dogs! It was very quiet & private with water spot for the dogs to play and cool off. Only 2O minutes from Columbia. We could not have been more pleased with the setting. Two camp sites to choose from, one shady and one in the sun. Both were close to the small creek.

Hipcamper Jason
Jason H.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2021

Drinking coffee while the sun rises and burns the fog off the fields, stunning. I can't recommend this spot enough. Thanks Drew!

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Hipcamper Niko

Paradise found

Niko L.
recommends this listing.
September 22nd, 2021

This campsite was my ideal Hipcamp experience! Drew & Emily have carved out an amazing space on their farm for nature seekers and weary travelers alike.

From the beautiful and long winding roads that led there, to the meandering nature trails, to the idyllic set up next to a serene babbling spring, I was enchanted by it all!

This secluded but easily accessible site was my favorite on my nearly 2 month camping tour of the US. I was lucky enough to arrive just before sunset and it was a stunner from my vantage point. And after taking that in and getting to meet the family (optional) the nearly full moon illuminated the site nestled amoungst old growth trees so well that I didn’t even need my headlamp getting too and from the site or to set up my tent.

I could hear the deer walk down to drink water from the stream just past me, so close that I could hear their hooves hit rock. The coyotes in the distance howled to initiate the start of the hunt as the sunset, and I could hear them occasionally call out to each other as I lay in my sleeping bag as I drifted off to sleep, along with a cacophony of owls and frogs, singing out as though just for me.

It was early September and still warm enough to sleep without my tarp on, so I had just a sheer net of fabric separating me from all of this, and my only complaint is that I didn’t allow more than one night to stay here.

It was a last minute booking and they reached out to me quickly, which was really appreciated since I had been on the road for a while, and I’ve saved the listing to go back again as soon as time allows.

I especially appreciated the compost toilet that looked out upon an open field, far enough away from the site to allow privacy if I was staying with other people, but close enough that it wasn’t an inconvenience to get to in the middle of the night. Watching the sunrise on my throne as the morning mist rolled through I felt like a newly minted lord of a tiny but excellent kingdom.

Thanks so much Drew & Emily for sharing your land with me. What a great experience!

Hipcamper Colton
Colton B.
recommends this listing.
September 10th, 2021

We had a great time staying here. We arrived later than expected, but Drew still helped us to find our campsite. The site was beautiful and well kept, with places to hang out hammocks. Great place to stay the night!

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