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

    Missouri

    National Recreational River SD,NE

Plan Your Visit

Where is the Information that I Need?
Pre-trip planning is important. Most of the basic information you will need is available on this website. Below are a few quicklinks to some of the more sought after information. Additional information is available through the links to the left. <<<

Current River Conditions
Get the most up to date information on conditions along the Missouri National Recreational River.

Things To Do
Our Things to Do Page features links to pages about the incredible outdoor activities available to visitors at Missouri National Recreational River. To learn more about natural or historical sites, or to learn about recreational opportunities, visit this page.

Maps
Fine downloadable versions of park maps right at your fingertips.

Visitor Centers & Headquarters
Learn about our partners visitor center/contact stations and our headquarters where we have rangers staffed during the year. Details on what each offers will get you headed to the right one.

Weather Information
The weather along Missouri National Recreational River can change in a matter of minutes. A trip here should be planned to take all types of weather into consideration.

Things To Know Before You Come
Learn how to get around, what weather to expect and what's available in the nearby communities.

Rules & Regulations
If you have questions about what you are and are not allowed to do while visiting Missouri National Recreational River this section will provide you with the answers to most of your questions.

Nearby Communities & Tourism Offices
Links to area Chambers of Commerce are highlighted along with local and state tourism offices. This is a good way to find out about services in our neighboring communities.

Nearby Parks
Information regarding nearby parks, national forests, and wildlife refuges, is provided through this link. If you are looking for other things to see and do while in the area, many of the possibilities are covered here.

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...