Our Location

Valley Springs Youth Ranch is located on Highway "J" in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest, just outside the eastern Ozarks town of Black, Missouri.


From I-44 at Rolla, go south on Hwy. 72 to Salem, then east on 32/72 to Hwy. "KK", south on "KK" to "J", then east on "J" for 6 miles. Turn right just before the river bridge.


From St. Louis, go south on I-55 to 67 S. Follow 67 S. to Farmington, then go S. on "Hwy 221" for 18.4 miles. Take 21 N. for .2 miles to "N". Follow "N" 19 miles to 21/72. Right on 21/72 for .2 miles to Hwy. 49 N. Go N. on 49 for 3-1/2 miles to "J" Hwy. Make first left after the river bridge.

525 County Rd 816

Black, MO. 63625

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