FLOAT CAMP PICNIC AREA, MO

Float Camp Picnic Area is located only 150 feet from the cool waters of the crystal clear Current River. Visitors enjoy floating the river, fishing and hiking. A campground is only a half-mile away for those who want to stay longer than a day.The picnic area is nestled under a mature...
Status: Closed through Tue Sep 23 2014   Season Dates

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  • Drinking water is not availalbe at the campground
  • All vehicles are required to pay a day use fee, $3/vehicle, upon entering day use area. Seasonal pass is accepted or daily fee is payable on entry.
  • Click here for more information on the Mark Twain National Forest.
  • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit dontmovefirewood.org for more information.
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Electric Hookup Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed Near Water
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Overview

Overview

Float Camp Picnic Area is located only 150 feet from the cool waters of the crystal clear Current River. Visitors enjoy floating the river, fishing and hiking. A campground is only a half-mile away for those who want to stay longer than a day.

Natural Features:

The picnic area is nestled under a mature forest of hardwoods, which offers plentiful shade. It is adjacent to the Current River.

Recreation:

The swift-moving river allows for enjoyable float trips, as well as canoeing and great fishing. Swimming is also a popular pastime.

Visitors enjoy horseshoe pits and volleyball courts, as well as hiking and other recreational opportunities nearby.

Facilities:

The day-use picnic area offers an accessible group shelter that can accommodate up to 75 people. The site is equipped with electricity, tables and grills. Individual sites are available on a first come, first served basis. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Doniphan is four miles away and offers float trip outfitters, restaurants and lodging.

Booking Window
Sat Sep 27 2014 - Wed Sep 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

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Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Shelters
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Kayaking
  • Parking
  • Picnic Area
  • River Access
  • Swimming
  • Trash Collection
  • Tubing
  • Volleyball Courts
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Lodging
  • Restaurant
  • Trailheads
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
General Season
Sep 23 2014 -
Sep 23 2015
GROUP PICNIC AREA $25.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.66472, -90.87139
36°39'53"N, 90°52'17"W

From Doniphan, Missouri, go 4.5 miles north on Highway Y. Go west on Forest Service Road 3210 for 0.5 miles to the recreation area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

FLOAT CAMP PICNIC AREA
#4 Confederate Ridge Rd.
DONIPHAN  MO  63935

Phone Number:

Project Office: (573)996-2153
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