Center Creek, MO

White Water: I   |   Difficulty: II – III

Center creek can be found in Jasper County. The creek was once home to Lakeside, an amusement park from the early 1900s.  Center Creek is a fast and narrow creek with sharp turns and many obstacles.  

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Water Gauge


Note: Never float on high water! If water is brown or has floating debris stay out of the water. 

Center Creek near Smithfield, MO

Gage Height: 3.61

Water level Graph for Center Creek near Smithfield, MO

Center Creek near Smithfield, MO

Current Level: 93.8

Water level Graph for Center Creek near Smithfield, MO

 

River Map


Note: A Creek/River’s environment will change constantly.  Always use caution and follow all safety procedures when floating.

Center Creek Printable Map

 

0.0 Dogwood Access
(37.11196907784126, -94.30373941388098)
0.7 Hwy 49 Access
(37.10481230153328, -94.31125883591449)
02.5 C Access
(37.10901149546382, -94.34335785372241)
6.7 Fir Road Access
(37.140745384057624, -94.38218661776773)
9.7 Lakeside Access
(37.16265297762356, -94.40892177088244)
11.7 Cave
(37.17798616344787, -94.425820794022)
10.2 Lake Side Bridge
(37.164946873963494, -94.41458502045862)
13.2 D. Access
(37.174864072076176, -94.45486107102624)
15.8 Homestead Access
(37.172699462200455, -94.49161056991215)
17.1 Stones Corner Access
(37.167356132807626, -94.51177154507604)
18.1 Dogwood Trail Access
(37.16688749488254, -94.53601666918985)
18.9 Center Creek Park Access
(37.170076413245624, -94.54697081080667)
20.4 Joplin Access
(37.16413071009399, -94.56104972592584)
21.9 Carl Junction Access
(37.1610463138284, -94.58073650326696)
24.0 Smithfield Access
(37.15585175345161, -94.6033642556722)
0.0 Fidelity Branch
(37.10040546572865,-94.29390200893977)
LogJam001
(37.10928251049648, -94.33681641512521)
LogJam002
(37.16921194251055, -94.51911070576898)

 

History



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Lakeside Park | Joplin Kayak and Canoe

Lakeside Park was first envisioned by Alfred Harrison, the president of Southwest Missouri Electric Railway. The Trolley …

 

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