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All cabins come fully stocked with basic cookware, dinnerware, stove, oven, gas grill, full size fridge, coffee maker and toaster.  High speed internet and smart tv’s are also included in each cabin. Bedding is included but towels, wash clothes and toiletries are not.   The gas grill, flat top and charcoal grill located near the covered pavilion are for all guests to use depending on availability.  There are 2 large fire pits in the courtyard are for all guests’ use as well as the toy box located on the south side of the courtyard.  The dock across the street is for Big River Escape guests exclusively.  Canoes, kayaks, paddleboards and a fishing boat are available for an additional fee depending on availability.  Please call ahead for details. 

Big River Escape Dock


Our 52′ dock is located just across the street from the cabins. Use it to fish, tie your boat up, or to enjoy a front-seat view of the Mississippi River and the spectacular sunsets.

Fire pit

Fire Pits

Toast marshmallows or a stack of s’mores around one of two group fire pits after dark in our expanded courtyard area. Firewood is available for purchase on site.

Pavilion, Grills

Use one of our two large gas grills or charcoal grill and covered pavilion located in our expanded courtyard to prepare and enjoy dinner with a view of the river and the spectacular sunsets. 

Big River Escape Canoe

Water Toy Rentals

Rent our 14 1/2 ft 25 HP tiller fishing boat, canoe, two-person kayak, one-person kayak (two available), fishing kayak (three available), paddle board or pedal boat.

Cornhole game

Outdoor Games
Toy Box

Our family-friendly outdoor games toy box filled with giant jenga, ladder game, tic tac toe, and more! Look for it on the south side of the courtyard.


High Speed WiFi

Our internet connection uses fiber optic technology with laser fast speeds for all of those photos and videos you’ll be uploading to your social media pages while you’re here.

pet friendly

Pet Friendly

Big River Escape is pet friendly! Up to two pets can stay for an additional $10 per pet per night. Read Pet Policy

Pontoon Boat Excursion on the Mississippi River

Rest and relax as our experienced captain takes you out on the Mississippi River on our 24’ pontoon.

See eagles and river barges, picnic and swim on a sandbar, and go fishing. Life jackets included. Seats up to 8 people. $150 for first hour and $75 for each additional hour, 2 hour minimum. Subject to availability and weather / river conditions.  Call ahead for scheduling.

Buck Cabin 6

Cabins & Rates

Our six cabins are nestled into a mature stand of trees providing plenty of shade after a long day on the Mississippi River.

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Fire pit

On-Site Amenities

Explore the Mississippi River on your kayak, canoe, or paddle board. Bike a 10-mile trail loop on the Great River Road. Use one of our grills to prepare dinner and eat under the pavilion with a view of the river and the spectacular sunsets, and then toast a stack of s'mores around the campfire.

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Flamingo float

Photo Gallery

Experience the beauty of the Mississippi River, Buffalo City and the surrounding areas.   

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Wings Over Alma

Things to Do

Venture out a few miles to experience unique gift shops and restaurants in the small towns to the north and south of Buffalo City. Makes a great addition to your motorcycle trip!