We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Arcadia Valley

Arcadia, MO
Review Highlights
Scenic adventures await not too far from St. Louis!

Hidden gem of Missouri. Hidden swimming holes in Marble Creek Rec Area, hiking excurisions at... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Saint-Louis, Senegal

Thank you Arcadia stables for a wonder time.Kyle and Tim were very nice.will come again.beautiful... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
via mobile
Read all 28 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Compared to the rolling mountains of New England, this scenic valley is nestled in the heart of the Missouri Ozarks.
  • Excellent90%
  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Arcadia, MO
Write a Review
Reviews (28)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Hidden gem of Missouri. Hidden swimming holes in Marble Creek Rec Area, hiking excurisions at Elephant Rocks and a natural waterpark at Johnson Shut-Ins! All within a short distance. For the adventurer, for the family, for all to enjoy. So much to do and for...More

1  Thank 1Wanderlusttra
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Thank you Arcadia stables for a wonder time.Kyle and Tim were very nice.will come again.beautiful country ride.christina and Greg,from festus,mo.

1  Thank cmazurki
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Such a nice valley to visit (and live). First, go to the Pilot Knob Civil War site and wander around the grounds. There was so much blood spilled here and the ground so hallowed, you should be awestruck. Second, you might want to catch a...More

2  Thank Johnny D
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Spend a day or a week in the beautiful Arcadia Valley. Arrive by Amtrak or bring your RV and set up in one of the many camping areas. There is so much to see. and do in the Valley. Johnson Shut In's, Elephant Rocks, Taum...More

Thank JustJak
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

I have lived in the valley for many years and enjoy going back. Many parks and small businesses. This is also the valley of the Battle of Pilot Knob which is reenacted every the years and something that every one should see once.

Thank Shari H
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We were staying at the wonderful Arcadia Academy Bed and Breakfast, which in itself is a delightful experience. Since we had been to Johnson's Shut Ins,Taum Sauk Mountain, Elephant Rocks, and Fort Davidson several times in the past - we were looking for someplace different...More

2  Thank ThomasTCat
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Elephant Rocks, johnson shut ins, trail of tears and civil war battlefields are just a few of the things we did in the area. Check out the soap shop in Ironton too--wonderful place!!

1  Thank ritarealtor
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful, picturesque drive with rolling hills and valleys.. an ah moment and peaceful. Interesting towns..Arcadia- a must see especially Arcadia Alley.

1  Thank Ben B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went for a Sunday afternoon drive on highway 72 thru Arcadia Valley. One of my favorite places to see in this area is the rock wall along Lake Killarney. The views are just awesome! I believe this wall was built by the CCC.

1  Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Floating the Black River, Exploring Johnson Shut-Ins, Hiking Elephant Rock state Park, St. Joe State Park has bike trails, ATV trails and a cool mineral museum with beautiful specimens called the Powerhouse Museum. This area is beautiful

1  Thank glrick05
Nearby Restaurants
The Depot Cafe
27 reviews
14.45 km away
Thee Abbey Kitchen
105 reviews
15.41 km away
Baylee Jos BBQ
106 reviews
16.42 km away
The Rustler Cafe
21 reviews
16.87 km away
Nearby Attractions
Arcadia Valley Soap Co
9 reviews
15.35 km away
Fort Davidson State Historic Site
60 reviews
16.83 km away
Elephant Rocks State Park
261 reviews
21.99 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Arcadia Valley staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines