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Family Vacation at Big Cedar Lodge

Updated on March 31, 2010

Big Cedar Lodge, a Bass Pro Shops property nestled in the heart of the Ozark Mountains, can be an ideal destination for a family vacation. A stay at Big Cedar Lodge offers your family a variety of outdoors activities paired with the benefits of a luxury resort. You can choose from several different lodging options to fit any budget, and activities ranging from outdoors adventures to a relaxing day at the spa. 

Things to Do

  • Top of the Rock Golf Course — This course offers golfers an excellent course nestled among beautiful scenery, which includes a cascading waterfall, ancient cedars, lush greens, and a variety of birds and other wildlife. This course covers 47 acres with nine holes and is located near the resort. Big Cedar Lodge guests receive discounted prices on the course, making it a convenient and affordable way to spend an afternoon.
  • Dogwood Canyon Nature Park – Dogwood Canyon Nature Park is a beautiful 2,200 acre park offering visitors the opportunity to go walking, biking, fishing, horseback riding, or observing wildlife. Fishing classes, segway tours, and guided jeep tours round out the activities list, and promise several days of fun for you and your family.


You and your family can choose from a variety of lodging to fit your budget and personal preferences. The most popular options include:

·      Lodges – Lodges provide a comprehensive option for your family, as they include dining, shopping, and in-house service in addition to excellent scenery and atmosphere. Falls Lodge is the newest lodge at Big Cedar, and incorporates excellent craftsmanship in private rooms and common areas.

·      Cabins – If you’re looking for more privacy and do not mind staying a bit father away from dining and shopping options, Big Cedar Lodge offers several different kinds of cabins to suit your family’s taste.  One room secluded cabins offer a great option for honeymooners or a romantic getaway, while multi-room cabins can provide your family with some great time together.


When planning your getaway to Big Cedar Lodge, consider purchasing a package that includes your lodging and activities. Packages for couples as well as spa packages and nature packages are available and can make your stay more convenient. Consider packages that include your dining as well. This will relieve you of the worry and stress of planning each meal and activity, making your stay that much more relaxing!

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    theherbivorehippi 7 years ago from Holly, MI

    This place looks really beautiful!! Just reminded me how much I need a vacation! lol