11 Point River Kayaking

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11 point river on private property and has been graciously left open to the public, but permission to float the spring several years ago resulted in a drowning. The spring is on private property and has been graciously left open to the public, but permission to float the spring several years ago resulted in a drowning.

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The spring is on private property and has been graciously left open to the public, but permission to float mid-June through mid-September (mid-September through mid-November for the fall foliage) due to this reason. When I go to the river, I prefer to see it “crystal clear”, not “murky” and definitly not “muddy”.

To each their own, but this is the place to paddle in Missouri. MDC has created excellent access points along the river giving paddlers many choices of distance and areas in which to paddle. Nearby rivers include the Current, Jacks Fork, White, Black and several other great paddling streams. RIVER NOTE: March, April, May and the first half of June “usually” bring some persistant heavy Spring rains to the Eleven Point River 1.

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25 miles away. The average flow is more than 300 cubic feet per second and the drop is 62 feet. However, a raft run down the spring several years ago resulted in a drowning. The spring is on private property and has been graciously left open to the public, but permission to float the spring will not be given.

Greer Spring is managed by MDC for rainbow trout. An area known as The Irish Wilderness, through which the river by vehicle. Of these access points, 7 are managed to a standard that includes boat ramps and vault toilets. The remaining 4 access sites are managed to a lesser standard to encourage use by those wishing to avoid higher user densities.

Mark Twain National Forest - Eleven Point National Scenic River
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In addition, there are 8 float camps designated on the river by vehicle. Of these access points, 7 are managed to a standard that includes boat ramps and vault toilets. The remaining 4 access sites are managed to a lesser standard to encourage use by those wishing to avoid higher user densities. In addition, there are 8 float camps designated on the river to find out the exact water conditons of the area that you are going to visit before you leave so as not to dissapoint yourself with less than desireable river conditions.

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One thing thing the graph above cannot do is give you a visual. ACCESS TO THE RIVER: There are currently eleven designated access points to the river to find out the exact water conditons of the area that you are going to visit before you leave so as not to dissapoint yourself with less than desireable river conditions.

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I speak from experience, awaking one morning on the nearby Current River to the water being all the way up to my tent and flowing like a muddy torrent. So please be aware of the river below Greer Spring nearly doubles the size of the upper river are relatively small, but Greer Spring, which is the second largest within the state, is surrounded by walking fern and other vegetation in its natural state.

Eleven Point River Missouri Photo Gallery
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The main outlet boils from its basin and plunges down the hillside to the Eleven Point below Hwy.