Estimated Float Times

Many quality float trips exist along the Jacks Fork and Current Rivers within the Ozark National Scenic Riverways and provide floaters with unique opportunities. Please plan your float trip accordingly by utilizing mile by mile float maps provided and using estimated float times. Whether it be a quick float, or an over night float, you need to be aware of the estimated time of your planned outing. Always be aware of fast rising streams and river closures. Please see the following detailed information on estimated float times, it is always a good idea to call your outfitter for the most up to date floating information based on river levels. Float times vary greatly based on river levels and your planned and unplanned stoppage along your float.

Jacks Fork River
Estimated Float Times (in hours):

Blue Spring to Rymers: 4hrs
Bay Creek to Alley: 4hrs
Alley to Eminence: 4hrs
Alley to Two Rivers: 8hrs
Eminence to Two Rivers: 4hrs
Hwy 17 to Alley: 16hrs
Prongs to Hwy 17: 4hrs
Hwy 17 to Rymers: 5hrs
Rymers to Alley Spring: 9hrs

Current River Estimated Float Times (in hours):

Upper Current:
Baptist to Cedar Grove: 3hrs
Cedargrove to Akers: 3hrs
Akers to Pulltite: 5hrs
Pulltite to Round Spring: 4hrs
Round Spring to Two Rivers: 7hrs
Akers to Two Rivers: 13hrs

Lower Current:
Van Buren to Big Spring: 2hrs
Two Rivers to Powder Mill: 3hrs
Waymeyer to Van Buren: 3hrs
Big Spring to Cataract: 4hrs
Big Spring to Gooseneck: 6hrs
Van Buren to Gooseneck: 8hrs
Powder Mill to Van Buren: 10hrs
Two Rivers to Big Spring: 14hrs

Last updated: August 20, 2018

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