The Historic Farm

Shepherd’s Historic Farm & Playland

The farm is the authentic setting of the word-famous novel, Shepherd of the Hills. Now in modern day, your family can explore the setting of the where the Ozarks began. Plus, your little ones can have a blast in our Lil Pete’s Playland. History comes to life on a tour of the Shepherd of the Hills Farm.

General admission – $10 Adults $8 Children
Includes basic entrance to the Farm & Lil Pete’s Playland – Historic Tour and Inspiration Tower not included.

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Matts cabins in shepherd of the hills

Historic Farm Tour

The story and history of The Shepherd of the Hills collides with present-day on our open-air, Jeep-drawn tram tour of the Homestead. Your Ozark native guide will lead you through the key locations and places of inspiration during Harold Bell Wright’s sabbatical in the Missouri hills.

Inspiration Tower

Travel to the top of the Inspiration Tower to experience the beauty of the Ozark mountains from the sky. Built on the spot where Harold Bell Wright wrote The Shepherd of the Hills, the Inspiration Tower is the perfect place to savor a summertime sunset, or take in a beautiful afternoon sky and reflect on the history of these hills.

Watch tower in forest at sunset
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Lil Pete’s Playland

Lil’ Pete’s Playland is sure to cultivate your young one’s imagination and get them good and tuckered out. This kid-centered zone is comprised of a timed American Ninja Warrior Course, rope-bridge linked treehouses, custom putt putt course, petting zoo, gem sifting and more!

Morgan Chapel Church

Morgan Chapel seats 75 people and is perfect for intimate gatherings and celebrations. This quaint and simple church was saved from impending demolition and moved to Inspiration Point in 1991. Its structure and feel is very similar to the churches that Harold Bell Wright ministered in as he traveled across southern Missouri. 

Chapel