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

    Missouri

    National Recreational River SD,NE

Outstandingly Remarkable Values

Missouri-&-Vermillion-confluence
Confluence of Missouri and Vermillion rivers
NPS photo
 

2012 marked the completion of an ORV study and report, reaffirming and detailing the outstandingly remarkable values that motivated Congress to designate these segments of the Missouri under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act.
Click to download the report. (PDF 6mb)

Did You Know?

Steamboat Yellow Stone

The "Yellow Stone," a steamboat belonging the John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company, was the first steamship to ascend the "Big Muddy" into what would become the Dakota Territory and eventually the present-day Dakotas and Montana. More...