About Northwoods

The Northwoods Ranch & Pavilion is a unique private event space nestled in Missouri’s heartland.  Enjoy your special day on a beautiful country ranch located within an hour’s drive from Kirksville, Columbia or Mark Twain Lake.  Entertain your friends and family in a beautiful rustic outdoor setting overlooking our small private lake.  Our open-air pavilion and covered dock offer a beautiful welcoming outdoor event space without the worry of inclement weather dampening your plans.

Northwoods Ranch & Pavilion
Northwoods Ranch & Pavilion

The Amenities

It's all in the details. We offer: 

  • A complete kitchen with refrigerator, stove, microwave and sink.  A pass-through serving station is perfect for receptions and catered events.

  • Modern accessible bathroom facilities offer convenience for both you and your guests.

  • Exclusive use of the venue for the night of rehearsal immediately before your wedding until midnight on the day of the event. 

  • Outside caters allowed

  • Access to Northwoods Ranch property for engagement photographs prior to the wedding by appointment

  • White, insulated curtains that can be utilized for inclement weather and patio heaters for those cooler days and evenings.

  • Round banquet tables and chairs for up to 80 guests.  Five picnic tables for additional seating.

  • Bonfire site and wood provided

  • Other on-site activities including hiking and fishing in season