Plan Your Visit

A wide view of the Missouri River with its borders outlined by cottonwood trees.

NPS Photo.


Missouri National Recreational River is divided into two districts: the 39-mile and 59-mile. Pre-trip planning is important. Most of the basic information you will need is available on this page.

Current River Conditions
Information on current river conditions and water discharge rates.

Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked about the Missouri National Recreational River.

Laws & Policies
Tips on what is allowed and not allowed while visiting the national park.

Downloadable versions of park maps available.

Nearby Communities & Tourism Offices
Links to area Chambers of Commerce are highlighted along with local and state tourism offices.

Nearby Parks
Nearby parks, national forests, and wildlife refuges are provided through this link.

Park Headquarters & Visitor Centers
Learn about our Park Headquarters and our partners visitor center/contact stations.

Things To Do
This page features information about the variety of outdoor activities including natural and historic sites, recreational opportunities, and suggestions on what to do during your visit.

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

Weather Information

The weather along Missouri National Recreational River can change in a matter of minutes.

Last updated: December 15, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

508 East 2nd Street
Yankton, SD 57078


(605) 665-0209

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