Black River, Missouri

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Black River

Picture courtesy Missouri Department of Natural Resources

The Black River is a tributary of the White River. It starts from Iron and Reynolds counties and flows down through two other Missouri counties, Wayne and Butler counties, and continues south all the way to Arkansas. It is around 300 miles long, and part of the Mississippi watershed. Popular activities on the Black River include canoeing, rafting, and fishing. There are several outfitters on the river that provide both camping and a float trips. You can also find cabins for rent along the river.

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RIVER SIZE:
Black River in Missouri has 1,123,840 surface acres and is around 300 miles long.

CONTACT INFO AND DIRECTIONS:
(573) 290-5730

From Iron County, MO, head south on MO-21 S/MO-72 W 4.2 mi. Slight right onto MO-21 S/MO-49 N/MO-72 W 13.3 mi. Turn right onto MO-49 N 4.7 mi. Continue onto State Hwy J 2.8 mi. Turn left onto Co Rd 822 0.4 mi. Take the 1st left to stay on Co Rd 822 0.7 mi. Turn left 0.5 mi.

GENERAL:
Cabins, Float Trip

FISH SPECIES:
Largemouth Bass, Spotted Bass, White Bass, Channel Catfish, Crappie, Paddlefish, Sunfish, Walleye, Rock Fish, Goggle-eye, Golden Redhorse, Northern Hogsucker

ACTIVITIES:
Fishing
Hiking
Camping
WATER SPORTS:
Canoeing
Rafting

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