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

    Missouri

    National Recreational River SD,NE

Multimedia Presentations

Portion of the 39-mile reach of the

Looking upstream at the 39-mile reach of the MNRR.

Tom Patterson

Virtual Flyover
If you want an idea of what the Missouri River and the surrounding terrain between Sioux City, Iowa, and Fort Randall Dam look like, here is your opportunity.

TIP! If you do not have a high speed internet connection, save the file to your hard drive before viewing [right-click on the link and select "save target as" from the popup menu that appears].

Recreational River Flyover [4.6 mb]. Requires QuickTime.

Living History Audio
Reenactors telll stories of life on the river and more. Click Here.

Did You Know?

Missouri River Delta at Lewis & Clark Lake

Before the 1950s, the Missouri River carried an average of roughly 140 million tons of sediment per year past Yankton. After closure of the dams in the 1960s, an average of roughly 4 million tons per year moved past the same location.