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.
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...