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

    Missouri

    National Recreational River SD,NE

Things To Know Before You Come

View of the 39 mile reach of Missouri National Recreational River from Niobrara State Park
A view of the 39 mile reach of Missouri National Recreational River from Niobrara State Park
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Planning a visit to Missouri National Recreational River? Click on any of the links above or below for some things you will want to know before your visit to the area.

To have the best experience possible, it is best to plan ahead for a visit to Missouri National Recreational River. Click on any of the links below for some things you will want to know before your visit to the area.


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.