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Elk River Float Trips

The Elk River is a popular destinations for canoeing, kayaking, rafting, camping, and angling alike.


Shuttle Service

Included with rentals. Details & schedule provided at check in.



The easiest way to enjoy the day. Shuttles and day use included.


Day Use

Not floating or shuttling on your own? Required river access parking pass & day use pass for purchase at office

Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing & Tubing in Noel, MO

The water quality is some of the best in the four-state area. Our portion of the Elk River ranges from Class I to Class II, making it ideal for first-time floaters and those looking to kick back and relax with friends. The Elk River offers beautiful views and shallow swimming areas. There are also several gravel bars, perfect for picnics and snapping photos with friends. Choose a float trip ending at Wayside Campground to end at your car, or float to any of our other campgrounds and hop on a shuttle back to your car. Book your rental today and start your river float!

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Float Sections

Float the Lower 6

Our most popular section of the river to float & open all season!

  • Most Popular
From $150

Come enjoy a fun day floating down the Elk River with a raft rental! This is our most popular way to experience the beauty of the Elk. Our raft rentals include a shuttle to make your float hassle-free & can accommodate 4, 6, 8, and 10 people with the option for a cooler tube to maximize boat space. Float with friends & family, beach up on our natural gravel bars, and have a blast on the Elk River with us!

Paddle The Full 12 Miles

The ultimate full day float for paddle enthusiasts!! Water-level dependent.

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