Current River

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The Current River is located within the Ozark National Scenic Riverways; along with the Jacks Fork river they flow through Mark Twain National Forest.  These two rivers are some of the finest floating rivers you’ll find anywhere in the Ozarks.  The Current River itself flows through Missouri for 138 miles before crossing the border into Arkansas; where it continues for another 40 miles before joining up with the Black River.  The Current river is floatable year-round with its consistent flow of cool, clear spring-fed water.  With its cool spring-fed waters the Current river one of the best places  to cool off during hot summer months.

Best time to visit

Summer
Spring
Fall
Winter

Activities

Day floats
Multi-day floats
Camping
Hiking

Additional Information

National Geographic waterproof topo map available in-store.

Paddlers Guide to Missouri available in-store.

Printable river map

Rules of the river

NPS Ozark National Riverways

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