• An explosion of light as the sun strikes the waters of the Missouri National Recreational River

    Missouri

    National Recreational River SD,NE

Flood Photos

Gavins Point Dam

The spring of 2011 brought the highest water levels since the flood of 1952 and the greatest runoff volume since the Corps of Engineers began keeping records in 1898.

To view comparison photos along the Missouri National Recreational river, click on the maps or text links below.

Note: CFS volumes indicated on the photos represent releases from Fort Randall or Gavins Point dams and do not include contributions of tributaries below the dams.

 
Photopoints 39 mile reach Ft Randall area  Old Baldy to mile 852  Mile 851 to Springfield
 
 
Photopoints 59 mile reach Gavins Point Dam to St Helena  Bow Creek to Mulberry bend  Bolton to Ponca State Pk
 

Did You Know?

Sheet Music of Folk Song

Each verse of the haunting American folk song, "Oh Shenandoah," ends with the line "... 'cross the wide Missouri." Click on "more" to visit the Missouri National Recreational River. More...