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
A mile west of of Running Water is the Chief Standing Bear Overlook and bridge that offer great views of the river. Across from Running Water is the Bazile Creek State Wildlife Management Area which has 4500 acres and contains many wetland birds as well as other animals. Below Running Water, the river begins to turn into a delta due to sediment from the Niobrara River piling up. More...
Begin Access Pt Running Water
River mile 841
Latitude: 42 46 15.16N Longitude: 97 58 44.18W
End Access Pt Gavins Point
River mile 814
Latitude: 42 51 31.21N Longitude: 97 33 1.22W
Natural Features Bazile Creek State Wildlife Management Area, Bon Homme Island, Calumet Bluff
Cultural Features Chief Standing Bear Overlook, Calumet Bluff, Gavins Point National Fish Hatchery