Lower Missouri River
Posted by: old_user on Jun-06-12 4:57 PM (EST)
My friend Kathy and I are going to paddle from Rocheport Missouri 186 miles to St. Louis at the end of July. I am getting conflicting information on what I can expect from the current. Has anyone done the trip. Is it reasonable to expect to cover 30 miles with 6 hours of paddling?
Recreational Kayak Paddle
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Posted by: paddletothesea on Jun-08-12 10:46 AM (EST)
yes easy to cover that...good current.
Posted by: thistle on Jun-14-12 8:35 AM (EST)
Check Missouri River Paddlers on Facebook. There's a lot of expertise there you can tap into.
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Posted by: old_user on Jun-28-12 11:27 PM (EST)
Before you head out check with the Corp of engineers. They will be able to give you flows in feet per second. And miles per hour. That should help. It's been dry this year so probably slow comparatively.
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Posted by: markk on Jul-01-12 3:16 PM (EST)
just in case you want more info http://www.missouricanoe.org/river-maps/missouri.html