Yeary Farms is a fifth generation working cattle farm on the Meramec river, in the foothills of the Ozarks, some of the oldest mountains in North America. Located 90 miles southwest of St. Louis, Missouri and 8 miles west of Steelville, we are located just 30 miles from the headwaters of this gorgeous spring fed river and exactly zero miles from tranquility.
At the House (Milt’s Place):
- three bedrooms and two bathrooms
- multiple decks and porches to entertain and relax
- well equipped kitchen
- flatscreen tv, bluetooth sound bar, CD/DVD
- comfortable beds for nourishing rest and afternoon naps
- many places to gather for meals, conversations, or games
On the Farm:
- many roads to wander and explore
- a river to enjoy, as well as several streams and springs
- landscapes galore to view, photograph and paint
- ultimate solitude to relax, read, write or plan your next move
Off the Farm:
- Steelville: Our hometown with a quaint and recently revived main street offering antique stores, a soda fountain, a fudge shop, several diners, parks, an art gallery and a drive-in with soft serve ice cream.
- Local Rivers: the Meramec, the Courtois, and the Huzzah; fish or float a different place every day.
- Wildwood Springs Lodge: Enjoy their concerts, history, ambiance, and food.
- Onondaga Cave: One of us recently visited, wow, so unique and different and huge, a great place to visit during the extreme temperatures of summer, the cave remains a temperate 57 degrees all year round.
- Maramec Spring Park: Flowing at an average rate of 100 million gallons per day Maramec Spring is the state’s fifth largest spring and is a site to behold. this privately owned public park is well maintained and has quite the history as an old iron foundry, operating for 50 years in the mid-19th century. Lots of building relics remain as well as two museums and a trout fish hatchery. It’s a great place to relax, walk around the spring, picnic or fish.
- Dilllard Mill: A beautiful old gristmill, built in 1908, still intact on the bank of Huzzah Creek, sets the scene for a majestic Missouri backdrop, fish hike or picnic.
- Johnson’s Shut Ins: A jewel of the state park system, this unusual geographic spot on the East Fork of the Black River has something for everyone. You won’t find a more unique place to swim and play and while away the summer days.
And so many more great local destinations…ask us for one of our current favorite spots or share your find with us…..
Drop what you are doing and come see us!