River Floats on the Meramec River

Date: Aug 18, 2018 | Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

River Floats on the Meramec River. St. Louis County Park Rangers will lead this 7-mile float on the Meramec River, 8am-5pm. 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. Four Saturday dates available: May 26th, June 16th, July 28th & August 18th. Advance registration is required. Call 314-615-8822 for more information or to register. Must be 8 or older. Cost is $40/canoe. (Information found in St. Louis County Parks Spring/Summer 2018 Activity Guide. See website to download printable PDF version.)

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Call to Register | 314-615-8822 | Website

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,
Ballwin, MO