Our Mission

We invite everyone to come enjoy our fair chase hunting preserve in the Ozark Mountains of Southern Missouri. We offer retreats and hunting vacations for Whitetail,Red Stag and Elk Hunts on 2,500 acres high fenced, with all-inclusive 5 Star Lodging and Meals. We have 3 Lodges, totaling over 17,500 square feet, 2 lake cabins over looking our 40 acre private lake with native, Bass, Bluegill, Catfish, Crappie and Walleye.  We offer your hunting party the opportunity to experience a hunting adventure just like the legendary trips our grand fathers tell stories about.


We have families, corporations, individuals and small hunting parties, even honey-mooners come out each and every year to hunt. We only allow fair chase professionaly guided hunting September to February. We have limited availability on the preserve for trophy bucks & bulls, to schedule or learn more please call or email ASAP to book for 2018 or 2019. 

There are many trophy Whitetail Deer, Red Stag, and Bull Elk, on these rolling Ozark Mountains. Our Whitetail typically score 150″ to 400″ and the Red Stag and Elk go 300″ to 650″ typical and non-typical antler racks. 

Our 3 stunning and beautiful Lodges total over 17,500 square feet and include: 21 spacious bedrooms – which sleep parties 20 to 40 very comfortably, private lake cabins for couples and small parties, game room with pool tables, card room, whirlpool tubs, 8 fireplaces, creeks and lakeside fire-pits, many large screen TV’s, lakeside sauna, a private church and much more.

For company events and outings contact us to obtain a 50% tax deduction for Customer Sponsored Events and 100% tax deductions for Employee Sponsored Events.

The airport we recommend is Springfield – Branson National Airport (SGF)http://www.flyspringfield.com/. The airport is only an 1 1/2 from the farms.
There is a regional airport, our corporate clientele use, which is 25 minutes from the farms. http://westplains.net/airport.php  

We also offer a private runway for small airplanes and helicopters. You can land and park about 10 minutes away from the main lodge. We will pick you up and transport you to the hunting lodge you are scheduled to hunt.

  • World Class Hunting 
    Expert Hunting Guides & Lodging Staff


    Each of us at The Hunting Grounds™ prides ourselves in being experienced outdoor enthusiasts and dedicated to our passion, which is developing, maintaining and growing wildlife resources. Our staff maintains an intense focus on Wildlife Management, which is directly responsible for the quality and quantity of our herd.We are committed to working with each of our clients to create and execute his or her all-inclusive dream outdoor hunting experience.

    We handle EVERY aspect of your hunting vacation, from our initial discovery meeting, where we learn more about your goals and ideas, all the way through post trip follow-up.We are dedicated to creating life-long memories for our clientele, as such, included in your package are multiple opportunities to document your experience to share with friends and family. Our ultimate goal is to grow the initial customer/client relationship, from the very first discovery call, into a long-lived, deep-rooted friendship. Call or e-mail us today, we are ready to earn the opportunity to deliver your dream outdoor experience!

  • Our Location

    The Hunting Grounds™ is located in Willow Springs, Missouri