Valles Mines, Missouri, U S A
Founded in 1749 by Francois Valle years before he became Commandante of the Fort of Sainte Genevieve and The King of Spain made him Don Francois Valle for saving their Fort San Carlos (now St. Louis).
270 years later as The Valle Mining Company, his 4000+ acre property every year absorbs 21,000 tons of carbon dioxide and puts out 14,000 tons of oxygen, enough to meet the needs of 63,000 people. [USDA Forest Facts]
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We offer areas for fishing, mountain biking, hiking, camping, and public 'BYOH' (Bring Your Own Horse) bridle trails. We require a valid Coggins test be on file for all horses. Call first! 573-631-6875 (cell).

1) Day Permit: Regular members bringing a guest may use the Drop Box (any season permit holder can bring any guest. The Drop Box (the mail slot) is located at 14116 Valles Mines School road) across from the Gen. Store/History Museum buildings.

2) NO Permit: CALL FIRST! 573-631-6875. Visit the old General Store & Lost History Museum at 14117 Valles Mines School Road to buy one.

We have a lot of activities going on especially on weekends so call first 573-631-6875. Or download a Rate Card. Rates subject to change without notice, the card may be a little out of date by now.


Rent your own PRIVATE area.

You can have exclusive use of areas from 10-1600 acres for as long as you need. Post it with No Trespassing. You don't have to own the outdoors to enjoy it (subject to availability, waiting lists vary)


COMING SOON: Haunted Indoor Camping

Camp indoors in our haunted historic Furnace Tender's Cabin near the General Store in our ghost town. Orbs at no extra cost. Sleep dry then go out to explore wilderness in the elements. Electric, wood stove, flush plumbing.