at Roaring River State Park

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Roaring River State Park offers lodging accommodations for everyone’s taste from rustic cabins to modern motel rooms. The Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center, located on a hill near the entrance of the park, is an impressive stone and timber lodge that welcomes people to the valley. The inn offers 26 spacious and comfortable guest rooms, some with private balconies and a view of the river valley below. In addition to the guest rooms with standard amenities, the inn offers kitchenette suites. Wi-Fi is available in the inn’s lobby and meeting rooms.

The park also offers 26 rustic cabins and duplex and fourplex units. All cabins and housekeeping units have a kitchen and two bedrooms and are located throughout the park.

Dogs are allowed in a limited number of the cabins for an additional fee. Click on the Cabins for Canines link to the right for more information.

Motel rooms and cabins are available March through October, and reservations are required.

The Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center, located in Roaring River State Park, includes guest rooms, conference and meeting rooms and a full-service dining room. The park also includes a store offering fishing equipment. All are operated by your concession hosts. Let these concession facilities help make your visit more enjoyable. For more information about concession facilities, their hours and rates, please call 417-847-2330 or visit their website.

exterior and walkway to two cabins exterior of Emory Melton Inn and Conference Center Large rock fireplace and rustic decor of interior of the lodge
living and dinng room area inside a lodging unit kitchen inside a lodging unit exterior of four-ples with back decks
interior of lodge room with two beds


Lodging at this park

  • Cabins: 10
  • Duplexes/Four-Plexes: 16
  • Motel Rooms: 26