No matter the season there is always a reason to visit.
Picture a family vacation that brings you back to nature and back together!
Cooper's Landing River Port Marina:
Campground, Dining,
Boat Fuel Station, Boat Dock & Store

Riverport Home
All year food service; explorers never go hungry.
The only boat dock with boat fuel in Mid Missouri
All year food service; explorers never go hungry.
Recreation for the whole family in a prime location.
Events include live music, social events, river projects, meetings, etc
History of the old town of Nashville, 
        where Cooper's Landing is currently located.
About the friends of Cooper's 
        Landing, event pictures, beautiful sunsets, and the ones we love.

Drop us a line!


Local Driving Directions

Located at the Port of Nashville
11505 Smith Hatchery Road
Columbia, MO 65203

(573) 657-2544

Cooper's Landing is an unlicensed music venue where local
and regional musicians perform original unlicensed music.
Before you perform at Cooper's Landing,
download this simple agreement and bring it with you.

See our calendar (below) for a schedule of the Central Missouri's finest singer/songwriters.


RV sites and tent campgrounds are in excellent condition

We have Firewood for sale

Flood Report as of 7/17/2019 at 5.16 am

Cooper's Landing is closed.
Both roads are open, however. We are intensely busy cleaning and repairing everything. We are currently closed but plan to reopen by the end of the month.


Click the blue right arrow to See Scheduled Events in coming months


The Thai Kitchen is open


We are serving Barbeque in our store on the weekends. Family Style meals during the week.
Breakfast on Friday, Saturday and Sunday


Cooper's Landing is a gathering place for artists, singers and local musicians. We feature local musicians performing original music.
All our events are free to the public.Generally the music is low key and perfect for a relaxed dining atmosphere.
Occasionally a local band will be featured with a festival atmosphere.
Some events will be video recorded in partnership with the
Missouri River Cultural Conservancy, MoRivCC.

Several festival events occur every year. Fundraising events for local not for profit organizations and other charities occur primarily in the spring and fall.
These festivals provide a variety of entertainment such as dance, art, poetry, plays as well as local original music.
The EcoArtFest, an environmental fair and art show, has become an annual fall event
Our Festivals provide an excellent opportunity for local artists and craft people of all types.

Dine and enjoy the unique setting with an eclectic crowd which arrives by automobile from the nearby cities, bicycles on the Katy Trail
or boaters landing at our commercial boat dock
. A secure and peaceful environment is considered important to the families who bring their children and their grandparents to enjoy the unique view and atmosphere.
Cussing and excessive drinking are not allowed.
We allow no carry in food or drinks.

Cooper's Landing is also an excellent place to host wedding receptions, retirement parties and business meetings.
The indoor "Gathering Room" seats 30 at tables and is used for a variety of purposes
. Even if there is music and dance going on outside there is a quiet room available for your group meeting in the Gathering Room.

Musicians, the Gathering Room is available year round as a practice room and recording studio.
Winter Sessions video recording sessions
take place primarily in January through March.
Please call to check on availability and to make reservations.


Enjoy excellent music while dining on fine foods on the bank of the Missouri River.

  • Food is always available from Cooper's Landing store.
  • Enjoy campfires in the evenings.
  • Winter time activities include, darts, movies, sporting events and cards.
  • Come by any time for a beautiful view of the Missouri River.
  • Enjoy interesting conversations with local characters, and people from all over the world.

— NO carry-in food or drinks can be brought into the dining or entertainment areas
inside or outside the building —

— NO HARD LIQUOR or WINE allowed on the PREMISES —
(sorry, our liquor license only allows beer on the property)

— NO cussing or excessive alcohol consumption allowed —

Please do NOT bring your dogs!

— Beer, Wine Coolers and Soft drinks available from Cooper's Landing Store.


The Gathering Room can also be used for viewing movies and sporting events in Surround Sound on our HDTV.

Camping is available year round. See the camping page for more information.