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 White Crane, you are just downriver from Gavins Point Dam. South of the Dam is Calumet Bluff, where the Lewis and Clark expedition spent four nights in 1804. Lewis and Clark Visitors Center is now situated on Calumet Bluff. When heading downstream from Whitecrane, about a mile down are remains of some pilings built by German World War II prisoners in 1945 to protect the Meridian Bridge. More...
Begin Access Pt White Crane
River mile 810.1
Latitude: 42 50 59.5N Longitude: 97 27 43.9W
End Access Pt Riverside Park
River mile 805.4
Latitude: 42 51 57.8N Longitude: 97 23 04.3W
Natural Features Calumet Bluff, Sister Island, Green Island
Cultural Features World War II pilings, Discovery Bridge