This All-Day Float Trip Will Make Your Missouri Summer Complete
Let’s hear it for the warm weather! Warm weather months mean spending as much free time as we can outdoors. And, there are so many lovely, small rivers to explore across Missouri. However, the Current River has proved to be one of the most popular destinations for all-day tubing in Missouri. If you’re thinking of planning a float with your friends or family, keep reading to find out about one the best river resorts on the Current.
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Choose from an abundance of natural waterways – and adventure outfitters, who typically provide everything you need – for tubing in Missouri. Of course, you can head to the Current River for a leisurely float. Other popular rivers on which to go tubing in Missouri include the Meramec River in Leasburg and the Elk River in Noel. Or, if you like canoeing in Missouri, embark on a full moon tour with Big Muddy Adventures in St. Louis.
What else can I do besides tubing at the Current River?
You’ll find plenty of things to do in Missouri, particularly on its rivers. Once you’ve finished your tubing adventure on the Current River, enjoy a leisurely swim in the water. Wake up early for a bit of fishing, or enjoy a picnic on the shores of the river. Kayaking, boating, and canoeing are also popular on the river. Visit Current River State Park, where you can also hike and go wildlife watching.
Does Missouri have clean rivers?
Missouri’s rivers play a significant role in the lives of Missourians. In fact, the state boasts more than 110,000 miles of rivers and streams. While pollution in rivers may be common, Missourians have taken steps to ensure that the state’s waterways are as clean as possible. Many volunteers work with organizations, such as Missouri River Relief, to clean up area waterways.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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