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Ruby's Landing

Ruby's Landing is an RV park that also has cabins and sites for tents that can be found in Waynesville, Missouri. There are 100 RV sites, 20 primitive camping spaces, 15 cabins, and 3 B&B rooms in total for guests to choose from year-round, with some of their busiest times being from May to mid-August. The campground sits on the edge of Gasconade River and allows guests the opportunity to enjoy the different activities the river offers, like kayaking and river rafting. Ruby's Landing hosts several season events, with the most mentioned one from guests being The Haunted River experience, where there is a haunted house and a river ride after dark, among other things.


Ruby's Landing is built on 115 acres of land and has a grand total of about 133 available spaces for the public. There are 15 cabins on the campground and, depending on the size, can sleep up to 12 people. Some cabin amenities include air conditioning, heat, electricity, and running water. Housekeeping services are available to guests during their stay in the cabins. For an additional fee, pets are welcome and allowed to stay inside the cabins. Ruby's Landing has a no-smoking policy for their cabins and asks that guests don't smoke or vape while inside. The RV park has over 100 sites for RVs.

Most of the RV sites have several amenities, including Wi-Fi, bathhouses, laundry facilities, and a storm shelter. The RV park has its doors open to guests who are interested in staying both long-term and short-term. The RV Park offers pull-through sites with full hook-ups with 20, 30, and 50 AMP electrical stations. The Cassidy House Bed and Breakfast offers three different modern rooms with antique decorations and added features for guests during their stay. Visitors can enjoy a home-cooked breakfast when they stay at the Cassidy House. There are rooms for two people, with the largest one fitting a maximum of four people. There are also 20 primitive/tent sites with a riverfront view.

Ruby's Landing sits on the Gasconade River, which makes it more possible for families and guests to spend more time in the water if they so desire. Whether it be canoeing, kayaking, rafting, or swimming, guests can usually find a good spot for any activity they plan on doing. Ruby's Landing offers rentals for kayaks, canoes, and rafts for guests who don't have them or didn't bring them. The store on the property sells a number of basic needs that guests may have left or run out of, such as ice, firewood, and camping supplies.

Going beyond the property, guests can find several places of potential interest. One interesting landmark is Frog Rock, which is east of the property. It's a large boulder, about the size of a car, that has been painted to look like a frog. Guests have said that it is not necessarily a well-known monument and can be a bit difficult to get to, but that it is still a fun spot to visit if time is not an issue. There are a number of parks in the area as well. A couple of parks that are closer to the property are Roy Laughlin Park and Roubidoux Park. Roubidoux Park has a splash pad named Waynesville Splash Pad, as well as an amphitheater called Waynesville Amphitheater and a playground called Little Hero's Playground.


The owner says that the goal of Ruby's Landing is to create a family-friendly setting for guests. The campground invites visitors of all ages to come and stay at their campsite. Ruby's Landing takes pride in the variety of guests that have stayed in the past, from avid outdoorsmen looking for an adventure to weary city folk searching for a place to relax and everyone in between. Ruby's Landing is located on the outskirts of town but remains in a relatively close approximation of the city.

Guests have commented on feeling peaceful at the campground and enjoying some quiet time there. Many of the reviewers mention the things that they have been able to do with the river, saying that there is a little bit of everything when it comes to accommodations. One person who stayed at the property wrote, "The cabin we stayed in was very nice. It was clean and had enough room for the 4 of us. Kelly, Kristy & the rest of the staff was very friendly and I enjoyed my visits with them." Due to the fact that Ruby's Landing offers a variety of living arrangements, guests have the option of staying in a B&B, an RV, a cabin, or a tent. The campground is located just off of I-44, almost the halfway point between St. Louis and Springfield.

Something unique that Ruby's Landing does every year in the fall is the Haunted River Float. It is a night-time event for guests that include a half-mile float in a raft down the river in the dark. The staff at Ruby's Landing set up various decorations and people dress up as "river monsters and ghouls." After the boat ride down the river, visitors can make their way through a corn maze and then through a haunted house. The campground also sets up a small escape room, ax throwing, and zombie paintball. Food vendors will often make an appearance and sell a variety of foods for guests to eat, as well as venues that can entertain. The Haunted River Float is available to both patrons staying on the property and those who are just passing through.


Ruby's Landing was founded in 2016, making the establishment about five years old. The property started out as farmland and was eventually used as a church campground. Before it was established as Ruby's Landing, it was a very primitive campsite. It wasn't until the current establishment was founded that RV sites, electric and water stations, and cabins were built. The owner says that it is still a work in progress, and Ruby's Landing is continually working on improving to satisfy customers' needs. They plan on continuing to add cabins, RV sites, and more amenities in the future.

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22474 Restful Ln
Waynesville, Missouri 65583
United States



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