Spring River, MO

White Water: I   |   Difficulty: II – III

Spring River is fed by Big Spring near its source, Big Spring has a daily flow of 12.3 Million Gallons of water a day. Spring River is a fast-paced stream for the most part of Missouri but slows down once hitting the flatlands of Kansas. The river was very important to Native Americans and was known as one of “Seven Bulls,” a term used by Native Americans describing the rivers of southwest Missouri.

Freeze Warning Carthage, MissouriLocal Weather Alerts

Freeze Warning
...freeze Warning In Effect From 1 Am To 9 Am Cdt Tuesday... The National Weather Service In Springfield Has Issued A Freeze Warning, Which Is In Effect From 1 Am To 9 Am Cdt Tuesday. * Temperature...upper 20s To Lower 30s. * Impacts...these Temperatures And Frost Will Harm Sensitive Vegetation If Steps Aren`t Taken To Protect Them. ...Read More.
Effective: October 16, 2018 at 1:00amExpires: October 16, 2018 at 9:00amTarget Area: Barton; Benton; Cedar; Dade; Hickory; Jasper; Polk; St. Clair; Vernon


Freeze Warning Waco, MissouriLocal Weather Alerts

Freeze Warning
...freeze Warning In Effect From 1 Am To 9 Am Cdt Tuesday... The National Weather Service In Springfield Has Issued A Freeze Warning, Which Is In Effect From 1 Am To 9 Am Cdt Tuesday. * Temperature...upper 20s To Lower 30s. * Impacts...these Temperatures And Frost Will Harm Sensitive Vegetation If Steps Aren`t Taken To Protect Them. ...Read More.
Effective: October 16, 2018 at 1:00amExpires: October 16, 2018 at 9:00amTarget Area: Barton; Benton; Cedar; Dade; Hickory; Jasper; Polk; St. Clair; Vernon

Water Gauge


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

Spring River at La Russell, MO

Gage Height: 1.69

Water level Graph for Spring River at La Russell, MO

Spring River at Carthage, MO

Gage Height: 3.09

Water level Graph for Spring River at Carthage, MO

Spring River near Waco, MO

Gage Height: 1.56

Water level Graph for Spring River near Waco, MO

Spring River at La Russell, MO

Current Level: 105

Water level Graph for Spring River at La Russell, MO

Spring River at Carthage, MO

Current Level: 143

Water level Graph for Spring River at Carthage, MO

Spring River near Waco, MO

Current Level: 188

Water level Graph for Spring River near Waco, MO

 

Access Map


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

At mile 60.4, Spring River crosses the Kansas border.  Before crossing the state line, please remember floating in Kansas is considered trespassing without permission from landowners.   

02.7 Robert E. Talbot Access
(37.128777103453906, -93.92005005112878)
05.6 Hwy 97 Access
(37.136866517766904, -93.94845464492391)
08.8 1040 Bridge
(37.13790361316531, -93.98458455336367)
15.7 La Russell Access
(37.150135057270774, -94.06179379206151)
21.1 Hwy 37 Bridge
(37.15559070536191, -94.15518026333302)
26.8 Forest Mills
(37.175819342711975, -94.21491842251271)
32.7 Dam at Hwy 96 Portage Right
(37.18410686275936, -94.29847394814715)
34.5 Civil War Road Access
(37.188531009043786, -94.32566350093111)
42.0 Route O Bridge Access
(37.22601698639672, -94.41797505598515)
49.1 Hwy 43 Access
(37.267150467116615, -94.48878537397832)
51.6 Old Mill Dam at Galesburg
(37.27218145148607, -94.51594005804509)
51.7 Access along road on the left.
(37.272543667519905, -94.51842231675982)
53.4 (270) Bridge
(37.26663390238669, -94.54237591009587)
55.5 Maple Lane Bride
(37.24559311932096, -94.566356157884)
58.6 Kafir Bridge
(37.21788798606405, -94.60749458055943)
60.4 Kansas state line
(37.19477052657687, -94.61838807910681)
Hwy 96 Access
(37.18480681739398,-94.29899762850249)
Old Quaker Mill
(37.23638602684532, -94.4487259327434)
Quaker Mill Private Access
(37.23400553596467, -94.44822873920202)
River Rejoins
(37.236397254532136, -94.44900121539831)
River Splits
(37.232235321737136, -94.44741887971759)

 

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