Calling all Hikers, Bikers and Paddlers

The Castlewood 8-Hour Adventure Race includes three of Missouri’s best outdoor activities—hiking, biking, and canoeing.


Kayaking down a Missouri River on an overcast day

Canoeing on The Big Piney

The Big Piney is the perfect place to float with multiple camping spots along the way.


Bluffs at Upper Jacks Fork

Discover the Splendor of the Upper Jacks Fork

Photographer Matt Faupel and his friend in adventure, Brian Grace, spent three days last spring floating the Upper Jacks Fork River, from the Prongs to Bay Creek, a river distance of 25 miles. Come along, and let Matt be your guide to the discoveries.


5 Fantastic Float Trips

Life on the river carries its own unique lessons. Here, the senses are on overload in this peaceful environment. There were times when the only sound was of the paddles dipping and lifting in the current.