This Little Known Valley Is One Of The Most Beautiful Places In Missouri

Arcadia Valley is located just 80 miles south of St. Louis and might be Missouri’s best kept secret. Nestled in the St. Francois Mountains of the Ozarks Plateau, this breathtaking area is comprised of three small towns which include Ironton, Arcadia and Pilot Knob. Here are some of my favorite attractions located in and near the valley.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

While most out-of-state guests may flock to the big cities, true Missourians know that most of our state’s beauty can be found off-the-beaten-path. Have you visited Arcadia Valley before? What was your experience like?

Address: 148 Taum Sauk Trail Middle Brook, MO 63656