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Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental

1246 Blue Springs Road, Bourbon, MO 65441
Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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St. Charles
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a lot to do; floating, pool, zip-line and horseback riding. The cabins are nicely spaced apart so you still have plenty of privacy. Cabin was very clean. The only downside I found was the full size bed. In today's age, I think most couples prefer at least a queen size, and there would have been plenty of room... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stay here every year to camp with friends and if the weather is nice we take a float trip. We have a large 5th wheel camper so we camp in the sites with full hookups. A majority of the sites are long enough for a 37ft or larger rig. Cabins and tent sites are also available. The grounds are... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We have rented cabins @ BSR for the last five years in a row. We have ALWAYS had a great time. The cabins have been very clean, well stocked and every staff member has been fabulous. This past June, we had a large group and at the time of checkin, we had 2 couples that had an emergency and were... More 

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Charla B, Manager at Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental, responded to this review

We're always happy to have your family back at our ranch, Cynthia! Thank you for the kind words and for letting me know my staff does such a great job of making sure you're taken care of and having a good time. Thanks for the shout-out here as your favorite spot in the area -- it really means a lot... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

VERY MISLEADING -- READ THE FINE PRINT! We and two other couples rented Cabin 9 for two nights. On the website, the floor plan clearly shows three separate sleeping areas. The video tour also implies that there are three bedrooms. We rented this cabin because each couple preferred privacy. On arrival, we discovered that there were two separate sleeping areas... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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39 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

Went on a great float with my family - husband and three kids. Nice crowd on the river, totally family appropriate. Grounds very nice, great store, nice staff, clean stretch of river. Did not stay on the property but looked nice.

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Charla B, Manager at Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental, responded to this review

Thrilled to hear that your entire family had such a great time. Thanks for taking a moment to spread the word! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you head our way. Warm regards, Charla, Manager — Blue Springs Ranch More 

St. Louis
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Although we didn't stay on property (INTEND TO NEXT TIME), The grounds are very nice, it is out there in the woods. It is a scenic area. We went there to go one a float trip. It is the least expensive rip. Friendly staff.place we found to rent tubes and ride to drop off point.

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Charla B, Manager at Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental, responded to this review

There's no better way to spend a day than floating on the water. Thanks for taking the time to spread the word, Sonja! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you head our way. Warm regards, Charla, Manager — Blue Springs Ranch More 

Lee's Summit, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Our family has stayed here, for our family reunions, for 20+ years. Unfortunately, the past two experiences have been horrible! Something has definitely charged! Employees are extremely rude, especially owner and their business practices are bordering on illegal? They charged $200 to the credit card our reservation was booked on after we left and without approval calling it a cleaning... More 

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Charla B, Manager at Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental, responded to this review

Bringing families together is what we're all about and we've really enjoyed hosting your family events over the past 20 years. Because of this, it's especially disappointing to know that you felt let down after your recent visits. While weather in Bourbon can be unpredictable in the winter and force us to close down when we'd rather stay open —... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Most of activities stopped the week preceding my stay but I found out later the zip line was still open. The lodges were really nice, #22. Though a little dusty and besides the occasional flies, wasps and spiders it was pretty clean. The rooms were only big enough for a bed and your bags but it was fine. The views... More 

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Charla B, Lori H. at Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental, responded to this review

It's great to hear that we had all of the amenities necessary for your group to camp comfortably! It's always a treat to get away for a while and soak in nature whenever possible. Most of the time those occasional insects are beyond our control, but I'll be sure to pass your comments about the dust along to our cleaning... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Employees are rude and to an extent abusive. Don't ask for anything or else you'll get your head ripped off. Cabin was DIRTY. Question if they even changed the sheets as they felt gritty from River Sand. Kitchen floor sticky. Found a dirty washcloth from previous renter in shower. So grossed out slept on the couch and then cleaned the... More 

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Shawano, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We were here in August in rainy weather, but made the most of it. There is so much to do, zip-lining, canoeing, swimming, horseback riding. Choices of tent camping all the way up to furnished cabins, a spot for every budget! Great service, owner J.R. very accommodating.

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Charla B, Manager at Blue Springs Ranch Campground & Canoe Rental, responded to this review

I'm glad to know that you were able to make the most of the rainy weather and still enjoy your visit. I hope that the sun is shining the next you make it out to see us. We really appreciate your recommendation — thanks for helping spread the word! Warm regards, Charla, Manager — Blue Springs Ranch More 

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