Contact Info
Missouri River Institute
The University of
South Dakota
414 E. Clark Street
Akeley-Lawrence
Science Center
Vermillion, SD 57069
Email: info@mnrrwatertrail.org

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Living River Group
of the
Sierra Club

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Half-Day Trips
59-Mile Segment Distance (in miles) Estimated Time (in hours) *
NE Tailwaters to St Helena 12 4
Brooky Bottom to Mulberry Bend 9 3
White Crane to Riverside Park 4 1
Myron Grove to Clay County Park 7 2
39-Mile Segment    
Randall Creek to Sunshine Bottom 13 4
Sunshine Bottom to Verdel 14 4
Verdel to Running Water 12 4
Sand Creek Area -- --
Tabor Area -- --
Weigand Area -- --

Full-Day Trips
59-Mile Segment    
St Helena to Brooky Bottom 14 4
Mulberry Bend to Ponca State Park 23 7
Ponca State Park to South Sioux City 21 7
Kelly's Cove to Myron Grove 18 6
Clay County Park to Bolton 18 6
Bolton to Rosenbaum 14 4
Rosenbaum to Sioux City 17 5
39-Mile Segment    
Ft. Randall Dam Spillway to Verdel 27 9
Sunshine Bottom to Running Water 26 8
Springfield to Gavins Point 18 6
Santee to Weigand 14 4

Multi-Day Trips
59-Mile Segment    
NE Tailwaters to Ponca State Park 57 19
Mulberry Bend to South Sioux City 44 14
White Crane to Mulberry Bend 34 11
Riverside Park to Clay County Park 25 8-9
Kelly's Cove to Bolton 41 14
Bolton to Sioux City 31 10
39-Mile Segment    
Ft. Randall Dam Spillway to Gavins Point 65 21
Randall Creek to Weigand 63 21
Randall Creek to Springfield 47 15
Running Water to Gavins Point 27 9
Verdel to Weigand 36 12


*  Based on estimated paddling speed of 3 mph.
Actual times will vary based on individual paddling rate and number of stops.