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Walking the Hiking Trail

posted Sep 6, 2015, 7:49 PM by Joyce Wallace

Weeds can be beautiful if you look close enough!

posted Sep 4, 2015, 9:45 PM by Joyce Wallace   [ updated Sep 4, 2015, 9:56 PM ]

even a common weed is beautiful if you look close enough!

Take a walk on our walking trail and enjoy the wildlife

posted Sep 4, 2015, 9:26 PM by Joyce Wallace   [ updated Sep 4, 2015, 10:23 PM ]

I so enjoy watching the deer,  red fox, turkeys and other wildlife as they enjoy my wildlife feeder.  This is your view from either The Gathering Place Retreat Center  or from The Cabin both located only 6 miles from Nevada, Mo. Make your reservation today and start enjoying the scenery!

2015 Family Reunion held at The Gathering Place Retreat Center and The Cabin. We would love to host your family get-together!

posted Aug 7, 2015, 11:05 AM by Joyce Wallace   [ updated Sep 4, 2015, 10:25 PM ]

Time to take out the boat and enjoy the water with a friend when you reserve The Cabin located just 6 miles from Nevada, Mo.

posted Apr 30, 2015, 9:13 AM by Joyce Wallace   [ updated Sep 4, 2015, 10:28 PM ]


It's that time of year again! Book your small groups and family reunions!

posted Apr 12, 2015, 8:49 AM by Joyce Wallace

Planning a family reunion or small get-together?  Give us a call!  Two day minimum.  Whole house stay..  Plenty of room on the grounds for enjoying fishing, hiking or sitting on the porch and catching up with friends and family!  Give us a call to check for availability.  Conveniently located about an hour south of the KC area or about an hour north of the Joplin area.  417-465-2655

Looking for a quiet place for a "silent retreat?" The Cabin is available for reservations or for lease

posted Feb 2, 2015, 2:15 PM by Joyce Wallace   [ updated Mar 6, 2015, 7:35 PM ]

Our one bedroom one bath cabin with it's  small kitchenette  is now ready for rental!  The family room has plenty of seating with  two couches, two recliners and a corner snack booth.  There is also a  flat screen TV  hooked up to satellite with Directv, and we also have  internet access. The bedroom has a rustic hand made bed with an adjoining bath with oversize shower.  In the mornings you can walk out the bedroom door with a cup of coffee and sit on the  porch where you have a perfect view of the pond.  In the evening you can take a hike around that pond and enjoy our many wildlife.  When darkness falls,  light a fire in the fire pit and enjoy Smores with your friends.  It's always a great time to get away and enjoy the country!

New Blog

posted Feb 19, 2012, 8:44 PM by Joyce Wallace

check out the new blog for The Gathering Place Bed and Breakfast at 

Check out our special "Couples Package"

posted Oct 8, 2011, 9:25 AM by Joyce Wallace   [ updated Feb 13, 2012, 6:05 PM ]

We have  a  special "Couples Package" which can be added to our suite price.  Included in this special is a bottle of wine or if your prefer a bottle of non-alcoholic Sparkling Grape Juice.  This will be chilling in a wine bucket with wine glasses  awaiting your arrival.  Also will be a small box of specialty chocolates and our very own mixture of praline pecans with dried cranberries.  There will be an additional charge of $25.00 for this package.  Come sit in the jetted tub by candlelight and drink a bottle of wine with your sweetheart!

Calling all hunters!

posted Aug 29, 2011, 2:55 PM by Joyce Wallace

....The Gathering Place is a great place to stay during the hunting season.  Sorry, we protect our wildlife so can't hunt here but welcome to spend the night and enjoy the gentle breeze while sitting on the porch after a day in the wilds.  Give us a call...

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