Come float away with the Current and Jacks Fork rivers

Although the Ozark National Scenic Riverways is a national park, it sometimes seems like it is the best-kept secret in the state.


River of Life Farm in Dora, in southern Missouri.

WINTER GETAWAYS: THAT’S MY M-O.

Looking to get away and explore some natural beauty this winter? Look no further than Missouri! Whether you prefer a cabin, treehouse or villa, Missouri has accommodations for any interest or budget.


A misty morning for fisherman on Lake of The Ozarks in Ha Ha Tonka State Park

Winter Float Trips: See Wildlife and enjoy the solitude.

With high-tech gear, you can float an Ozark river and still stay warm. Enjoy the quiet solitude and see lots more wildlife. Our writer shares her experience and tells you where to float and how to prepare and find a paddling pal.