River Reach Guides

NPS Rangers assisting a party of canoeists
A party of canoeists preparing to paddle down the river

The Missouri National Recreational River consists of two reaches:

39 miles from Fort Randall Dam to Running Water, South Dakota,(along with the lower 20 miles of the Niobrara River and the lower 8 miles of Verdigre Creek) and

59 miles from Gavins Point Dam to Nebraska's Ponca State Park.

Description and location of launch sites are included for each reach.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

508 East 2nd Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Phone:

(605) 665-0209

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