Missouri Lewis and Clark Water Trail

Useful Links

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Other Watertrails on the Missouri River

South Dakota and Nebraska
Montana

Trip Planning Tools

A collection of websites useful for planning a river trip, with information on river levels, weather, water temperature and more can be found online.

Canoe and Kayak River Guides and Rentals

Mighty Mo Canoe Rental http://www.mighty-mo.com/

Katfish Katys http://www.katfishkaty-campground.com/

Regional Water Trails

Great River Water Trail (Mississippi River) http://www.greatriverwatertrail.org

Iowa Water Trails http://www.iowadnr.gov/riverprograms/index.html

Nebraska Canoe Trails http://www.ngpc.state.ne.us/boating/guides/canoetrails/

Big River’s Educational Materials

The Big Muddy: The River of Lewis and Clark
Life on the Mississippi: A New Century

Lewis and Clark Information

The Missouri Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission http://www.dnr.mo.gov/parks/lewisclark.htm

The Discovery Expedition of St. Charles, Missouri http://lewisandclark.net/

National Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commemoration http://www.lewisandclark200.org

Lewis and Clark Across Missouri http://lewisclark.geog.missouri.edu/index.shtml

Facts About Big Head and Silver Carp

U.S. Geological Survey http://www.cerc.usgs.gov/Projects.aspx?ProjectId=41

River Stewardship Organizations

Missouri River Community Network http://www.moriver.org/

Living Lands and Waters http://www.livinglandsandwaters.org/

Missouri River Relief http://www.riverrelief.org/

Friends of the Big Muddy http://www.friendsofbigmuddy.org/

Missouri Stream Team http://www.mostreamteam.org

Regional Paddling Associations

River Miles- home of the Missouri River 340 Ultra Endurance Paddling Race http://www.rivermiles.com

Kansas City Whitewater Club http://kcwc.org/

Missouri Whitewater Association http://www.missouriwhitewater.org/

Relevant Guide Books and websites

Corp of Engineers navigation charts shows where all the wing dikes are on the Missouri River. http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/RiverCharts/

The Complete Paddler: -  By David Miller. A Guidebook for Paddling the Missouri River from the Headwaters to St. Louis, Missouri 
http://www.thecompletepaddler.com/

Exploring Lewis and Clark's Missouri - By Brett Dufer; Lots of information on the history of river towns along the river and the Lewis and Clark voyage. http://www.pebblepublishing.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=PPOB&Product_Code=MG3427

Bike Katy Trail - An unofficial on-line guide to the KATY Trail State Park with information on places to stay and sites to visit as well as shuttle services. http://www.bikekatytrail.com/

Missouri River Trips - Pictures of many of the Missouri River access points are provided on this site. http://missouririvertrips.com/

The Complete Katy Trail Guidebook, Updated and Revised 8th Edition- By Brett Dufer; A guide book to America’s Longest Rails-to-Trails Project; the KATY Trail State Park. http://www.pebblepublishing.com/complete_katy_trail_guidebook.htm

The Big Muddy. http://www.thebigmuddy.net/

Other Resources

Big Muddy National Fish and Wildlife Refuge http://www.fws.gov/midwest/BigMuddy/refuge_map.html

Missouri River Basin Water Management Information-U.S. Army Corps of Engineers http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/

USGS Missouri River Information (InfoLink) http://www.cerc.usgs.gov/Content.aspx?ContentId=330