Contact Info
Missouri River Institute
The University of
South Dakota
414 E. Clark Street
Science Center
Vermillion, SD 57069

Financial support for website development provided by the
Living River Group
of the
Sierra Club




Route Information
Starting out at the Ponca backwater area is a great opportunity to explore some of the wetlands being restored. About a mile upstream is the largest backwater area which was finished in 2004. It is only accessible by non-motorized watercraft and provides habitats for fish and other wildlife. The next 2 miles downstream are the last of the unchannelized river. More...
Begin Access Pt Ponca State Park
River mile 753.5
Latitude: 42 36 09.8N Longitude: 96 42 43.3W
End Access Pt South Sioux City
River mile 732.0
Latitude: 42 29 09.8N Longitude: 96 24 22.1W
Natural Features Ponca backwaters, Ponca bluffs, Texas Island
Cultural Features Siouxland Veterans Memorial Bridge, Sergeant Floyd Monument