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Elk River Float Trips

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


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

Shuttle Service


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



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

Day Use

Noel River Float Trip

6 miles • shuttle & parking included

Departure Times


Saturday: 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Sunday-Friday: 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Please call to schedule a later departure time.

Rules and Regulations

  • Feel free to bring your own MUST be 21+ to consume alcohol
  • A cooler tube is available for rent
  • No Glass or Styrofoam allowed
  • Towels not provided, please bring your own
  • Photo ID required at check in
  • Dogs are not allowed on any raft and allowed on the river with permission only. Please let us know when booking if you are planning to bring a dog.

More Float Trips

Kayaking, Rafting, Canoeing & Tubing in Noel, MO

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!