Shoal Kirk General Information

Shoal Kirk Lodge and Campground is for sale

Click HERE for information on the sale.

While on the market, Shoal Kirk is available for booking 60 days out from the date of your event.



(417) 624-2433

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Upon request, we can set up a tour of the facilities with our Ranger.

Shoal Kirk is owned and managed by the First Presbyterian Church of Joplin.

This little valley is enchanting. Make your special occasion a cherished experience.

Enjoy the peaceful garden setting away from traffic and city noises. The Lodge, located on the property sleeps 24, with separate showers, full kitchen, dining table, sofas, and chairs.

The newly built chapel can accommodate up to 120 guests, with room to add chairs as needed.

There are many beautiful sites on the property, to meditate and reflect on the good things in life.

ShoalKirk Retreat

ShoalKirk Chapel Pavillion

The pavilion has picnic tables to entertain and barbeques to cook outside. There are outdoor fire rings to roast marshmallows and warm the heart.

Family and friends of all ages will enjoy the day with a large area for children to play.

This place will always hold a special memory, no matter how large or small of a gathering. The beautiful acres will help make your event perfect.

You don’t have to drive far to enjoy the autumn colors. At Shoal Kirk the gold and red colors of the maple trees will make this a perfect occasion for you and your guests.

The Shoal Kirk property is just minutes away from Joplin.