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Address: 136 Shady Beach Lane, Saint Clair, MO 63077
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+1 636-629-8266

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We love shady beach and river rat. Go early to get a good spot very friendly staff. Love camping there!

Reviewed 18 April 2016
Karen B
Washington, Missouri
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Washington, Missouri
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

We love shady beach and river rat. Go early to get a good spot very friendly staff. Love camping there!

Thank Karen B
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

We camped at shady beach And my fiance and I along with a group of friends camped and then went on a float trip it was the best time I've had on a float trip I just can't wait to get back out there

1 Thank Wilma C
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 21 April 2015

We have been going to Shady beach for over 20 yrs now. The ownership changed about 10 yrs ago I think, and this was a good change. I have camped there before, but I live too close to bother with it now. This is a GREAT place to hang out, put your feet in the Meramec River, Swim around, or... More 

2 Thank bluemooniris
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Been going to Shady Beach for 4 years now. We love it (although Sunny Beach would be a more appropriate name). Just across the River, another water source runs into the Meramec. We've been told it's called "Indian Creek". The entire beach is a great swimming area (assuming the river is at normal levels). There is also a beautiful, large... More 

5 Thank MikeInSTL
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We came here this weekend because it's so close and reasonable and we've been coming here for years. It's always a calm, happy camping trip. From the minute we checked in it was crazy. I asked if we could move sites for shade reasons and the nice man in front of me said let me ask. Gets on his walkie... More 

25 Thank Joanna W
Bourbon, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 May 2013

fun just dont think it should cost to go to the river. But it is a very fun place to go to hang out with family and friends even if you want to camp out on the beach or just have a wennie roast.

7 Thank Amanda W
Granite City Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This is a great place if you are local to access the river, swimming, camping, etc.. It is relatively small and as with all places in the area often gets quite crowded. They vigorously enforce their rules but never harrass anyone who is simply enjoying themselves, swimming, camping, drinking, etc.. Actually the only ones I have seen asked to leave... More 

14 Thank Axekick

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