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Dragonfly-In Resort Arcadia Valley

Cabin Rental – B&B – Outdoor Weddings in Ironton, MO

The perfect location near St. Louis for a lakeside outdoor wedding to rent a cabin or romantic suite with lake access and fishing, plus wooded hiking trails.  Why not try a Missouri romantic getaway or bring the whole family to the DragonFly-In.

Nestled on the side of Taum Sauk Mountain, Missouri’s tallest peak, in the beautiful hills of the Arcadia Valley, in the Missouri Ozarks. 

The DragonFly-In is the perfect place to take that “close to home but far from ordinary” vacation located just 90 miles from Saint Louis and 30 miles from Farmington, MO.

Enjoy peace and tranquility at a private gated resort with 46 gorgeous acres, lake and cabin rental.

Green Darner Cabin Rental Ironton, MO - Arcadia Valley

Cabin Rental

Green Darner Cottage – sleeps up to 8, so plenty of space for family getaways. See details

Wedding couple outdoors

Outdoor Weddings

Perfect wooded, lakeside venue for elopements or weddings up to 50 people, the DragonFly has lots of ambiance to make your wedding day uniquely yours. See details

Property Details

Linda McHenry, Owner, Dragonfly-In

Linda McHenry (Owner/Innkeeper)

  • 46 private acres 
  • Private luxury cabin – sleeps 8
  • Two miles of forested hiking trails
  • Lake-side patios
  • 6-acre private lake
  • Swimming, fishing and boating
  • Paddleboats, canoes and kayaks are available

We have so many on-site activities, most guests feel no need to leave our hidden “Shangri-La”. If you need more exercise or adventure, our lodging is also close to many area activities and historical sites.

Enjoy swimming, canoeing, kayaking or a Missouri Black River float trip. Picnic and hike in Elephant Rocks State Park or Johnson’s Shut-ins State Park (swimming too). Trek along the Ozark Trail or up Taum Sauk Mountain, enjoying the scenery, exercise and fresh air.

Come join the fun at the Arcadia Valley Mountain Music Festivals, May and October each year. Enjoy wholesome family activities and the price is right – FREE Admission!

Take the family to the Fort Davidson State Historic Site, learn about the Battle of Pilot Knob and picnic in the park. Full-scale Civil War reenactments of the Battle of Pilot Knob are staged, attracting thousands of visitors.

Every year, in March, whitewater enthusiasts from across the nation congregate for a weekend, to compete in the Missouri Whitewater Championships. Just 8 miles from the Missouri Whitewater State Championship Races, you can enjoy race day activities knowing you only have a short drive to lodging.

Also 3rd or 4th weekend in March: Mountain Bike enthusiast from all over descend on Arcadia Valley to watch and compete in the first leg of a National Enduro Race. The race(s) are held at our recently developed “Shepherd Mt Bike Park”. The new racecourse is being heralded as one of the top competitive courses in the nation. The trails are open year-round.

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Sean Killian
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Been visiting Dragonfly-Inn for years. Great place. Friendly people and nice little town.
Amber Clubb
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I had my wedding here last year and it was wonderful!!! Not only is this one of the most beautiful properties I've ever visited but the prices and accommodations were pretty fantastic too. The service was nothing but friendly and constantly worked with me to help make the wedding planning even easier. My husband and I are already planning our next stay at the Dragonfly and will surely have other future visits too as this venue also doubles as a great vacationing spot as well.
Rob Evans
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I can not say enough how great this place i travel all over the world i can say you won't find a place any better i live in California and Missouri and lived in Brazil and this place is beautiful and Linda and her staff is unbelievable have stayed there many times cannot wait to come back.
Julie Pfeifer
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A hidden gem! Wow! Majestic mixed with an abundance of nature! Our favs were our cabin, happy hour trail, swimming & paddle boarding the lakes!
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