Date: Oct 19, 2017 | Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fall Color Canoe Float on the Meramec River. St. Louis County Park Rangers will lead this 7-mile float on the Meramec River. Floaters will meet at the boat launch at Castlewood State Park and travel to the put-in at Route 66 State Park. Bring a lunch, water, binoculars and other personal items you will need for this all day float. Canoes, paddles and life jackets are provided. Three dates, Saturday, October 14th, Thursday, October 19th and Saturday, October 21st. Advance registration is required. Call 314-615-8822 for more information or to register. Cost is $40/canoe. This activity is intended for ages 8+.
Castlewood State Park features access to the Meramec River for fishing and boating, eight hiking trails, eight mountain biking trails and three trails open for equestrian use; two picnic shelters and 50 picnic sites throughout the park; swimming is at your own risk.
Directions: Located off of Kiefer Creek Road in Ballwin, Missouri, along the Meramec River. Kiefer Creek Road can be accessed from either Manchester Road opposite of Clarkson Road, or from Ries Road south of Big Bend Road, or from New Ballwin Road south of Big Bend Road. Park office is on the right; Meramec River access is beyond the railroad tracks, at the parking lot located at the end of Kiefer Creek Road.
1401 Kiefer Creek Road,