Steelville, MO

Steelville Missouri - The gateway is open to the Ozarks with rolling hills, farms and 3 water-ways (Meramec River, Huzzah & Courtios Creek) to enjoy. This warm welcoming community hosting several outdoor activities including, camping, fishing, hunting, floating, trail rides with ATV or horses. A night on the town strolling down the antique and specialty shops can only be outdone by the Auctions, fine country dining and the fiddle playing music of the Meramec Music Theatre local talent. Found to be one of the last surviving "free country" areas, their are no zoning laws established here. The whole town comes out to celebrate the many family orientated festivals held through-out the year. Still need enticing? Crawford County host over 47000 Acres of National Forest as well as many Missouri State Conservation areas to visit each holding special attention of the wonders of this area such as Dillard Mill, an old restored and operational spring Creek flour mill. Or perhaps a trip to Indian Trails Park Trout raising program. Red Bluff National Park offers day/nightly camping with vast vista's of the outstanding terrain. If the past is what interests you, we have many ghost town areas to venture through. Sligo, home of an old lead furnace, or Wesco, where a grist mill pulled by the upper Meramec River are just a few of the beautiful country towns of yesteryear with many of the original buildings still standing today. If raising a family is on your agenda, you will find our highly rated school system packed with happy youngsters and many parents volunteering their time to assure the best outcome for every student. Or a trip to one of our parks, Hoppe Springs with crystal clear spring water gushing from the hillside and drifting into a rock bottom pool. Our new park hosts a million dollar pool, sports fields, tennis courts, pavilions, tracks and trails along the Yadkin Creek. Many churches are offered with knee slapping music or quiet prayer and thought. We are the symbol of American Pride, grasping at what is left to retain our strong heritage and country lifestyle. So ...bring that 10 gallon hat and pull on the overalls, and join us, you'nzs will love our simple but fun filled life of this outstanding country area.