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What’s Your Perfect Getaway?  It’s Here, Now!

If you are looking for seclusion, beautiful scenery, great adventures, and comfort, you have found it at Young’s Lodge on the Chariton. Macon County, Missouri is known for it’s amazing scenery and abundant hunting. It is also far enough away from your everyday distractions for you to relax and enjoy the company of your friends. Yet, it is only a couple hours from Kansas City, MO and St. Louis, MO.  The University of Missouri, in Columbia, is only an hour and a half away, and we are only 27 miles from Kirksville, MO.

Full Function

Young’s Lodge is a fully-functional historical lodge, located on 320 gorgeous acres which border the Chariton River, spacious enough for large parties or corporate events and retreats, but also includes private rooms if you are just looking for a quiet getaway.

Outdoor Activities

The Chariton River offers terrific fishing and we are located about 5 minutes from a modern maintained concrete boat ramp. There are numerous outdoor activities available to you such as bird watching, hiking, biking, trail rides and so much more!

Event Facility

A must see venue! 2,250 sq ft of beauty! So much room for entertaining, dining, dancing, sports events, weddings and more. We are now booking weddings for 2018 and we have begun booking for 2019 also! We would love to meet with you to plan your perfect event.


Our amenities include a 70″ flat screen TV with surround sound, pool table, foosball table, tournament size Texas Hold ’em card and poker table, hundreds of DVD’s, WiFi, stand up bar, wet bar, scenic view mini loft above the main loft, a full equipped kitchen, and numerous comfortable couches and beds.

Our stunning property is heavily wooded with lots of mature structures and adjoins both crop land and the Chariton River.

We have the perfect combination for successful hunting, swimming, or just floating on the river.