Floating

Floating Upper Mramec Floating at Adventure Outdoors Upper Meramec

A float trip on a crystal clear Ozark stream is an enjoyable & rewarding experience. It’s easy to appreciate the natural beauty of Missouri as you pass through an ever-changing panorama of bluffs and valleys teeming with beautiful trees, plants and wildlife.

The upper Meramec is one of the best floating and fishing rivers in Missouri. The Meramec has recently been ranked as the 10th best river in the United States for canoe camping. Come see it, float it, fish it for yourself. Find out why many people say this may just be the loveliest part of the state!

We furnish 17′ canoes, two paddles and two seat cushions or life jackets per canoe. You are responsible for lost or broken equipment. We recommend two people per canoe, plus gear.

Reservations are highly recommended for weekends. Reservations paid in advance will guarantee you your rafts & canoes until 12:00 pm. Assuming you are not going to show, we will rent them to someone else, unless we hear from you that morning otherwise.

Departures start at 8:00 am and run until 3:00 pm. Remember to allow for room for coolers and gear.

2 Day Canoe/Raft Rental Discount

(full price 1st day, 1/2 price second day).

Only If You Camp On The River

Canoe Rental from Adventure Outdoors

Prices for 2 people (Per Day)

1-9 Canoes (alum.) $50

9-19 Canoes (alum.) $35

20 or more Canoes (alum.) $30

Old Town Canoes (fiberglass) $45

Mackinaw 3 seat Canoes $50

Mackinaw 3 seat Canoe Square-back $50

12′ Jonboats $50

Adding a Third Person (on all the above)

12 years or older $8

Under 12 $13

Kayaks (1 person) $30 (either set on top, or traditional set in)

Shuttles (vehicle/person/boat) $30

Reservations are highly recommended for weekends. Reservations paid in advance will guarantee your rafts & canoes until 12:00 pm. Assuming you are not going to show, we will rent them to someone else, unless we hear from you that morning otherwise.

Raft rental from Adventure Outdoors

4 man (3 or less people)    $90

6 man (5 or less people)    $150

8 man (7 or less people)    $210

10 man (9 or less people)  $270

Large groups (over 20 people) please call for special pricing

Prices are subject to change without notice to Web Site, please be sure to call and confirm All Pricing.

Transportation is included in rental fee of water craft. If you’re planning to stay overnight and don’t want to take all your gear with you, think about Adventure Outdoors as a base camp.

The River Classification for The Meramec is a Class I: Moving water with no rapids. Trips focus on scenery, wildlife, and optional swimming opportunities. Ideal for young children or anybody seeking a relaxing float trip with breathtaking scenery but no white water. lt is against the law to have glass in or on river.

Our camp store offers towels, T-shirts, water shoes, snacks, food items, and camping needs. From water toys to sunglasses and suntan lotions, We try hard to remember the things you forgot.

Remember to allow room for coolers and gear!