Best Places to Kayak near St. Louis

Meramec State Park, MO

Paddlers and families will love paddling at Meramec State Park. A meandering stream of the Meramec River flows through the state park. The water is very calm.

Lake Lincoln in Cuivre River, MO

Cuivre River was named after a French explorer. Cuivre River is often called the “Little Ozarks” due to its picturesque scenery.

Big River in Washington State Park, MO

The big river is best suited for intermediate paddlers. The Big River flows through Washington State Park, Twin Rivers Park, Cedar Hill Park.

Huzzah Creek, MO

Huzzah Creek flows through the famous Mark Twain National Forest. This narrow bay has a series of bends and beautiful views surround each bend.

Sam A. Baker State Park, MO

Kayaking on the St. Francis River is absolutely stunning. while you sail across this untouched landscape.

Gasconade River, MO

There is less traffic on the Gasconade River than some of the more popular kayaking spots, but it is really enjoyable and relaxing.

St. Francis River, MO

If you're a more advanced paddler and enjoy whitewater kayaking, check out St. Stretch on the St. Francis River. The upper race is given second class status.

Creve Coeur Lake, MO

Creve Coeur Lakes offers peaceful sailing on a large lake. Creve coeur means "broken heart" in French. This U-shaped lake.

Simpson Lake, MO

Simpson Lake is a great place for beginners and families. It has been named one of the best places to go fishing as a family.

Black River, MO

The Kali River is crystal clear and offers paddlers beautiful mountain views and fishing facilities. Tall, lush trees line the banks. This river for one-way trips.

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