A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks Guide Book

by Tom Kennon (Menasha Ridge Press)
A Canoeing and Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks  by Tom Kennon

252pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0897325214

The ultimate guide to paddling whitewater in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri and Arkansas, this book now in its 3rd edition has guided boaters to the best water in the area for years. Inside, boaters will find expanded and updated information for the classic rivers as well as for the extreme creeks. Also included is information vital to all paddlers, beginner and expert alike: info on clubs and organizations, state water trails, and national and scenic rivers. Ratings and descriptions include topographic maps, country locations, gauges, difficulty ratings, drop/distances, run times, water quality, and much more.

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Trails from the "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 64.
... Preview: The Alum Fork rises in the Alum Creek Experimental Forest east of Iron Springs National Forest Campground on AR 7 and flows to the southeast to join the North, South, and Middle Forks of the Saline Ri ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Benton, AR - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 20.5
... Preview: Archey Creek rises on the east side of AR 16 north of Nogo in Pope County and flows to the southeast through some of the more rugged country in Arkansas, similar to the terrain found on the Middle For ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Dennard, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 16.2
... Preview: Baker Creek begins in the Caney Creek Wilderness Area on Porter Mountain at an elevation of 1,600 feet and drops over 400 feet before combining with Harris Creek and emptying into the Cossatot River b ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Vandervoort, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Big Creek is located approximately 15 miles south of Heavener, Oklahoma, and 17 miles west of Mena, Arkansas, on US 270/59 in a narrow gorge squeezed by Black Fork Mountain to the north and Rich Mount ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Page, OK - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 6.3
... Preview: This quiet little tributary of the St. Francis is not a whitewater run; however, this creek has many things going for it. Located near the southern end of the St. Francois Mountains, it flows through ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Patterson, MO - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9.3
... Preview: Big Creek, located in Cleburne County, begins as a tiny stream near the town of Banner on AR 87. Big Creek twists through the Ozark foothills for approximately 38 miles to its confluence with the Litt ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Banner, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 12
... Preview: Big Piney Creek rises in the Boston Mountains near the small town of Fallsville, Arkansas, and flows generally southward to its confluence with Lake Dardanelle, a distance of approximately 67 miles. T ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Dover, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 39.8
... Preview: Brushy Creek’s headwaters are near Smoke Rock Mountain south of AR 375 and just east of the Cossatot River watershed. Brushy Creek is a major tributary of the Cossatot and flows into that river just a ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Vandervoort, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5.9
... Preview: Bryant’s Creek is a relatively untamed stream that begins north of MO 76 in Douglas County and flows approximately 40 miles to Norfork Lake. It is spring-fed but lacks the volume found on many other M ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Gentryville, MO - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 27.7
... Preview: The Buffalo River begins as a tiny stream in the Boston Mountains on the north side of AR 16 near Fallsville, Arkansas, and flows approximately 140 miles to its confluence with the White River. Its en ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Ponca, AR - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 132.6
... Preview: The Caddo River begins south of AR 8 near the Missouri Mountains and flows to the southeast, passing near Norman, Caddo Gap, and Glenwood before entering the backwaters of Degray Reservoir. The reserv ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Norman, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 31.69
... Preview: Just east of Pearson, between AR 25 and AR 5, Cadron Creek begins, flowing southwest to its confluence with the Arkansas River near Conway. Many enjoyable miles of water await paddlers on Cadron, but ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Pearson, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: The Castor River is on the eastern edge of the St. Francois Mountains. Its upper willow-choked channel offers no clue as to its dramatic change downstream. Hahn’s Mill Shut-In is a beautiful miniature ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Frederickton, MO - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 1.5
... Preview: Cedar Creek begins just east of Cedarville, Arkansas, at the confluence of West Cedar Creek and East Cedar Creek. West Cedar Creek begins near Kimes Mountain and flows southwest towards Cedarville. Ea ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Cedarville, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9.35
... Preview: Clear Creek begins just south of Winslow, Arkansas, and makes a mad dash southward to its confluence with Frog Bayou near Mountainburg, Arkansas, a distance of only 14 miles. Clear Creek’s watershed i ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Winslow, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9.5
... Preview: The Cossatot River rises southeast of Mena, Arkansas, and is one of the most difficult whitewater streams in the state. The river originally flowed uninterrupted for 87 miles to its confluence with th ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Vandervoort, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 19.5
... Preview: Cove Creek begins in Washington County near the small community of Hubbard, Arkansas, and flows southeast to its confluence with Lee Creek just below Lee Creek Community. The total length of the creek ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Natural Dam, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5.3
... Preview: Cove Creek begins near Bee Branch, Arkansas, and flows southwest to its confluence with Cadron Creek just downstream of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Access at AR 285. The creek has a small ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Bee Branch, AR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: Crooked Creek rises south of Harrison, Arkansas, and runs alongside AR 7, flowing through Harrison before heading east. It then parallels AR 62 until it flows into the Buffalo National River. It lives ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Everton, AR - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 48.2
... Preview: The Current River begins near Licking, Missouri, and flows southeast for 133 miles to its confluence with the Black River in Arkansas. The Current River is blessed with more springs than any other in ... From the guidebook "A Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to the Ozarks"
Eminence, MO - Flatwater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 96.2