Meramec River, Missouri

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The Meramec River, one of the longest free flowing rivers in Missouri, is about 200-miles long. It starts in the agricultural county of Dent, Missouri, and ends up joining the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri. The Meramec River is fed by Meramec Spring and several smaller springs and can be floated year round. The […]

Castor River, Missouri

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The Castor River starts near Sainte Genevieve County near Silver Lake. It meanders through Bollinger County and ends south of Cape Girardeau in the Mississippi River confluence called Little River. The name Castor means Beaver in French, named after the beavers that used to build dams in this river. The Castor River is also know […]

Forest Lake, Missouri

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Forest Lake is the main attraction in the Thousand Hills State Park. The area is well kept, and gives you the feeling of being in the wild. The water is cool with woody shores including the savannas. There are several activities to enjoy in the park like fishing and boating, plus swimming in Forest Lake […]

Big Lake, Missouri

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Big Lake in Holt, County is another oxbow lake in the state of Missouri. At the northeast side of the lake is Big Lake State Park. The park offers diverse facilities for your enjoyment such as camping, lodging, dining, fishing, bird watching, boating, swimming, picnicking and a playground. It is the perfect getaway in the […]