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 […]

Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri

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Lake of the Ozarks was given the name “The Magic Dragon” because of its serpentine appearance. It is a vast reservoir due to the impoundment of other nearby rivers and creeks. If you want to bring your family for an excitement filled day or weekend, then you should go to the Lake Ozarks State Park. […]

Black River, Missouri

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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 […]

Cooley Lake, Missouri

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Cooley Lake in Clay County is located inside the 1,348 acre Cooley Lake Conservation Area, which is managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation. This little oxbow lake was once part of the main channel of the Missouri River. The area also consists of wetlands, croplands, and forested bluff making it ideal for fishing, hunting, […]

Clearwater Lake, Missouri

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Clearwater Lake is located about six miles from Piedmont, Missouri. This lake lies along the Black River and is utilized for recreation and flood control of the White and Lower Mississippi River. This scenic lake is also called the “Gem of the Ozarks”. It is a great place to take the family with numerous activities […]

Atkinson Lake, Missouri

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Atkinson Lake is found in St. Clair County, Missouri. It is part of the Schell-Osage Conservation Area which is six miles west of El Dorado Springs on Highway 54. The area was named after the Osage Indians. Channel catfish are the most abundant here, as well as flathead catfish. There is also a fair amount […]