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.

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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Mailing Address:

508 East 2nd Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Phone:

(605) 665-0209

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