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Current River Canoeing Missouri

Hwy 19, Eminence, MO
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fun day on the river

fresh cold swift spring water makes for a fun day of canoeing & kyaking. Numerous places to stop... read more

Reviewed March 5, 2018
343danq
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SPRINGFIELD, United States
Akers Ferry Camp Ground- " BAD-BAD"

I have been going to the Current River for over 25 years. Back in the days when you could camp... read more

Reviewed February 6, 2018
Michael S
,
West Burlington, Iowa
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Reviewed March 5, 2018

fresh cold swift spring water makes for a fun day of canoeing & kyaking. Numerous places to stop and swim or float or picnic...whatever you choose. Pristine ^ clean river.

Thank 343danq
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Reviewed February 6, 2018

I have been going to the Current River for over 25 years. Back in the days when you could camp right by the river by Akers Ferry. We haven't been there the last few years because of high school girls busy schedules. We booked a...More

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Reviewed December 7, 2017

Floated Current River from Pulltite to Round Spring. Just after a recent flood so not as many turtles and water was uncharacteristically not clear from surface to ten feet down. I floated this river 12 times from 1981 to 1986 when I was 10 to...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing time floating on the current river. We loved jumping off the many bluffs and taking in the beautiful river. The children loved stopping off at different spots and jumping off the works or just having a swim. A must is a...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous weekend at Round Spring. We floated from Akers to Round Spring where we camped. So many springs feed the river and the water is cold and pretty clear. It's not deep in most areas but some spots have deep pools. Lots to see on...More

Thank Jeffrey D
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

Our first time floating and it was great. The water was calm so great for beginners. Rented a raft from Two Rivers. Next time I will rent from Wendy's . That place looked nicer.

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Reviewed June 23, 2017

We weren't warned how dangerous these trips can be. My family member, a young teenager, died last week after being thrown from a canoe on the Jack's Fork river and he was wearing a life jacket. We have also been contacted by another person who...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2017

We put in at Jerktail and took out at Two Rivers. There were lots of places to pull off and hang out or play in the water. It's a beautiful, beautiful river. We would not do it again though because of all the motorized watercraft...More

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Reviewed April 22, 2017

We love the fall colors, but even though we were early it was a great experience. We brought our own canoe and picnic. The crew at the Current River rental place accommodated us, told us some beautiful places to see. They were kind and had...More

Thank rylami
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Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

3 day float in February with 12 guys. We put on in eminence and took off at Log Yard. Mike from Windys Canoe Rental met us at the put in and followed us to Log Yard and gave us a ride back so all of...More

Thank David A
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Depending on when you go, there may be a "bunch of drunk people who may be inappropriate..." Most of the people I've seen who were intoxicated were young adults, probably college students, and it was during the weekend. I... More
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