Welcome to UnFUSSY camping . . . 
where relaxation is the
ULTIMATE GOAL.
Visit us in the
Foothills of the Ozarks and
enjoy what
UnFUSSY camping is all about.


       


20279 MO-8 East
Saint James, MO 65559
Office: 573-265-5149      
Cell: 314-303-5504
Email: [email protected]
Webpage: pheasantacrsrv.com

UNDER RE-CONSTRUCTION
at the moment.

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Keep an eye out for our highway sign!
Or look for our YELLOW FRONT DOOR.


FROM SAINT LOUIS:  82.8 Miles.  ​​​


  • Heading West on I-44 from Exit 272 (Hwy 141) go 82.8 miles to Exit 195 St. James
  • Take exit ramp and go left on overpass into town. 
  • You are on MO 8/68 heading towards Salem and Steelville. 
  • Go 5 miles through town, past golf course, over Dry Fork Creek. 
  • NOTE: MO Hwy 68 to Salem will veer to the right.   DO NOT TURN RIGHT.
  • Stay on MO Hwy 8 towards Steelville for .5 mile to top of hill. 
  • ENTRANCE is on your left past cabin with red roof and grey house with yellow door. 
  • TURN LEFT on to drive way immediately after entrance sign and drive around to office ​at back of my home. 


FROM COLUMBIA: 97.4 Miles.


  • From I-70 Exit 128 take Hwy 63 South for 97.4 miles to towards Rolla, MO.
  • Before Rolla,  turn left at Vichy intersection onto MO Hwy 68 to Saint James.
  • Continue over I-44 overpass heading into Saint James.
  • You are on MO 8/68 heading towards Salem and Steelville. 
  • Go 5 miles through town, past golf course, over Dry Fork Creek. 
  • NOTE: MO Hwy 68 to Salem will veer to the right.   DO NOT TURN RIGHT.
  • Stay on MO Hwy 8 towards Steelville for .5 mile to top of hill. 
  • ENTRANCE is on your left past cabin with red roof and grey house with yellow door. 
  • TURN LEFT on to drive way immediately after entrance sign and drive around to office at back of my home. 


FROM SPRINGFIELD: 119.4 Miles.

  • Heading east on I-44 from Springifield Exit 82 go 119.4 miles to Exit 195 St. James
  • Go up ramp at EXIT 195 turning right into town.
  • You are on MO 8/68 heading towards Salem and Steelville. 
  • Go 5 miles through town, past golf course, over Dry Fork Creek. 
  • NOTE: MO Hwy 68 to Salem will veer to the right. DO NOT TURN RIGHT.
  • Stay on MO Hwy 8 towards Steelville for .5 mile to top of hill. 
  • ENTRANCE is on your left past cabin with red roof and grey house with yellow door.  
  • TURN LEFT on to drive way immediately after entrance sign and drive around to office at back of my home. 


FROM POTOSI:  64.1 Miles.

  • Take MO Hwy 8 through Potosi all the way to Steelville.
  • Follow Mo Hwy 8/19 through town of Steelville past the Public Schools to intersection
  • Turn left on MO Hwy 8 towardsiMaramec Spring Park/Saint James for 13 miles.
  • DO NOT GO TO CUBA.
  • You will pass Maramec Spring Park on your right. 
  • PARV is 2 miles past Maramec Spring Park at the top of hill on your right.
  • TURN RIGHT into drive before entrance sign and follow the road to office at back of my home. 

What is Unfussy camping?

It's about releasing your inner self
to enjoy Mother Nature's breathtaking beauty
and making the time to thoroughly relax.





It's about sitting around a campfire, listening to the tweets of the birds in the trees, watching sunsetsover the horizon, walking in the woods, splashing in the nearby streams, checking out the wild flowers, meeting new friends - and clearing the cobwebs out of your soul.

Sprinkle in some great trout fishing at nearby Maramec Spring Park, one of the five trout parks in the state of Missouri - or gas up and cruise along the Mother Road, Route 66 - or sip some local vino or brews at several nearby wineries and craft breweries - and ending your day dining at superb local restaurants - or practicing your outdoor cooking skills over an open campfire.

And if you haven't ever done 'ole school style' river swimming you can head down to the nearby Meramec River Access - be sure and take your cooler, lawn chairs, floats  and sunscreen - and don't forget your fishing poles. You have to admit this sounds like the perfect setting to enjoy unfussy relaxation at the water's edge by soaking up some good ole' Ozark sunshine.

Well - are you are game to remember how camping can be a great out-of-doors experience? Then you're ready for 'unfussy' camping at Phesasnt Acres RV Park.  Spend a night, a weekend or longer. You won't find another RV park and campground surrounded by such lush forest shade and green grassy area.  I am sure you're going to love discovering  what our quiet family and pet friendly RV park is like. Hopefully you will want to come back again and make us your homebase for exploring the Foothills of the Ozarks. We love our 'PARV Friends.

Camping in the Foothills of the Ozarks is the perfect time to stow away all those electronics and let your tour guide be Mother Nature.

​Our physical location in a area of low population density means WiFi, Cell phone and satellite connections are not top notch.  Dang it, nothing we can do about that.

Our apologies in advance.  Believe me - we anxiously await the day that Mid-Missouri technology catches up with the big urban areas. Camping and the wide open out-of-doors can be your opportunity to DETOX from TECHNOLOGY and enjoy the beauty that Momma Nature has to offer - right?











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Area Attractions 

Maramec Spring Park
2  miles east with
great year round trout fishing

Historic Route 66
The Mother Road -
A fun afternoon
of adventure on the road

5 Nearby Wineyards
Good Missouri wine and food

Missouri S & T University
in Rolla, Mo.

Fort Leonard Wood Museums
40 Minutes west
at St. Roberts

Little Prairie Lake
Conservation Area
Great fishing off the dock 
for bluegill and bass

Floating Rivers Nearaby
The Huzzah, Courtios and Meramec with many
of local outfitters

Restaurants 
Saint James has
outstanding choices

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Day Trip Page
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Amenities 
  We offer beautiful quietness of camping in the woods and

FREE sunshine - FREE breezes - FREE hiking - FREE friendships - 
FREE sunsets  - Free Dew - Free Skeeters - FREE stars

Plus Hot showers and clean bathrooms - 50/30 and 20 Amp RV sites
Level Gravel Back-ins - Patios/Picnic Tables/Firepits - Pet walking trails
Water & Sewer - Dump Station - Covered Pavilion
Basketball Court - Large grassy area and bicycle riding for kids
Covered porch with tables, chairs, ceiling fans and BIG SCREEN TV
Hillbilly wifi and satellite (check out that page for more info)
​And...2500+ hundred acres of adjacent Conservation Land

And we're two miles from trout fishing and river access for water play
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