As Nature Intended
Imagine a 100-mile stretch of North America's longest river, a vestige of the untamed American West. The Missouri National Recreational River is where imagination meets reality. Two free flowing stretches of the Missouri make up the National Recreational River. Relive the past by making an exploration of the wild, untamed and mighty river that continues to flow as nature intended.
Our park has some of the finest river vistas in the nation. Check out the most scenic shots in the most beautiful spots!Read More
Looking for maps of the 39 mile or 59 mile river reaches? How about maps showing river miles? You've come to the right place!Read More
Floating the Missouri
Canoe or kayak down the Missouri. This link has all the information you needRead More
Things To Do At The Park!
Fishing, Canoeing or Kayaking, Ranger Programs and Birding are just some of the many activities that can make your visit to the MNRR a memorable one!Read More
River Guides for the Wild & Scenic Missouri
Download our 39 and 59 mile river guides. They were developed by our park staff to help you navigate the waters of the free flowing MissouriRead More
MNRR Presents: Our YouTube Channel
Watch the park's new YouTube channel and enjoy a broad range of interpretive podcats about the parkRead More
Historic Flood of 2011
Historic Flood of 2011 - Photopoints along the river throughout the MNRR - before, during, and after the 2011 flood.Read More
Calling All Junior Rangers
Missouri National Recreational River's Junior Ranger Program is a great way for children, as well as their parents, to experience the park.Read More
Birdwatch along the Wild & Scenic Missouri River. The park is one of North America's great migratory waterfowl flyways.Read More
Did You Know?
Sergeant John Ordway--not Lewis, not Clark--gave the name "prairie dog" to the animal then new to science. Expedition members discovered it along what is now the 39-mile reach of Missouri National Recreational River. More...