Hipcamp host Jack B.
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Camp in a peaceful setting above the Niangua River under the canopy of tall oak trees. Enjoy 25 acres of complete privacy and seclusion! Firewood is provided. It's a pretty steep trail from the campsite down to the banks of the lazy river, and then a short trail to the canoe put-in spot where a 3-person canoe awaits. Contact me for flexible check in/out times.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 10 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Kitchen available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No potable water
No showers
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 14ft
Surface type: grass or field
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send Jack a message!
  • Check in: After 5PM
  • Check out: Before 1PM
  • Cancellation policy: Strict
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


You will get plenty of exercise walking up and down the rather steep trail from the campsite to the riverbank!


Canoe with 2 paddles and lifejackets included!

Wildlife watching

Deer, turkeys, raccoons, bald eagles (seasonal) and Woodpeckers are pretty common. You'll often hear Coyotes and Owls at night.



Natural features you'll find at River Bluff Woods in Missouri.


Going up and down the steep trail between the campsite and the river will make you remember you are in the Ozarks!

River, stream, or...
Swimming hole

The vibe at River Bluff Woods

9 Reviews

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Hipcamper Anne
Anne S.
recommends this listing.
May 21st, 2018

Beautiful campsite. Jack has cleared a very nice space to pitch your tent. He has built a fire ring and stocked the site with wood. Great hiking and close to the river. My 13 year old son kept saying, “Look how beautiful it is, Mom”.
Jack is a super nice guy, a great host. I locked my keys in my car and he came to the site and got them out for me.
Would definitely recommend.

Hipcamper Jack
Response from Jack, the Host, on May 21st, 2018

It's so good that you're teaching you son to love and respect nature! Thanks for camping on the River Bluff -Jack

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Hipcamper Laura
Laura F.
recommends this listing.
September 5th, 2018

Beautiful piece of property! Jack was kind enough to meet me and assist me in getting my things to camp, showing me around, and was a great host in general. He's happy to share his love of the outdoors with others. The suggestion is 4x4 only, but my Mazda 3 made it down to the campsite just fine since it was dry ground (I waited to see what it looked like on the first ride down with Jack). In addition, he allowed me to borrow a canoe for my stay, which really made it all the better. Great place to swim, fish, and if you're lucky, pick some fresh pawpaws from the riverbank! My dog and I had a great and secluded time, as expected. Hope to come back!

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Hipcamper Jack
Response from Jack, the Host, on September 9th, 2018

I'm glad you and Roo enjoyed your time here, and I love the pictures of Roo in the canoe! I think every positive experience on the land increases it's spiritual strength. You have helped make it more beautiful. Come back anytime!

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Hipcamper Emily

Did not disappoint!

Emily F.
recommends this listing.
June 3rd, 2019

We loved this campsite! My husband and I were celebrating our 19th wedding anniversary, so we were looking for somewhere with more privacy than the average campground. This site is very secluded and private! I was a little disappointed that the water wasn't as close to the camp as we thought, but it was fairly easy to get to. The host was very nice and helpful. We would love to visit here again!! Thanks for a wonderful trip!

Hipcamper Shane
Shane H.
recommends this listing.
June 30th, 2019

The campsite was fantastic. Nice open area for tents. Jack had firewood cut and paddles/life jackets at the site for the canoe. It really was a beautiful property. The water was perfect for swimming. I would recommend this to anyone.

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Hipcamper Bobby

Awesome place!!!

Bobby L.
recommends this listing.
March 28th, 2020

We had a wonderful stay. Jack was an excellent host and was always available if we had a question. The site was in a great area that was very private and the river was just a short walk away. He even has a canoe and life jackets for use! This was our first Hipcamp trip and everything about it was perfect. Would absolutely recommend Jack’s place!!!

Hipcamper Brad

Awesome secluded experience!!!

Brad H.
recommends this listing.
May 12th, 2020

Jack’s place is awesome! Love that he only books one group at a time for a secluded experience. The property is beautiful, the campsite is great and getting out on the river in his canoe was so fun. Jack is an incredible host. Super friendly and very helpful. He helped us haul our stuff to and from the campsite, and came out to repair the canoe after it took on some water. Awesome guy! We made the drive all the way from Texas and we will be back!

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Hipcamper Jack
Response from Jack, the Host, on May 15th, 2020

It was great meeting you and your wonderful family! It always makes me happy when folks appreciate the beauty of nature. Thanks for camping!

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Hipcamper Brian
Brian M.
recommends this listing.
May 24th, 2020

Jack was a great host. Extremely friendly and very concerned about us Having a good stay. Also, the cleanest primitive camp toilet I have ever seen.

Hipcamper Jack
Response from Jack, the Host, on May 27th, 2020

Thanks Brian! I love the little lean-to TP the kids made. I left it standing cause it was really cool!

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Hipcamper Matt
Matt O.
recommends this listing.
May 26th, 2020

Jack is a great host. The site is definitely private. We felt perfectly safe, kids had a great time. It was a great get away

Hipcamper John
John G.
recommends this listing.
June 9th, 2020

Beautiful land, great host. We had some worries about getting out with a tropical storm coming in. Jack anticipated the need and soread gravel along the road for us. Great host.

River Bluff Woods
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