About Paddle MO Ozarks 2024

NOTE: Registration has closed. To join the waiting list, Contact Mary at [email protected] or 573-586-0747 The Paddle MO Ozarks 2024 event will take registered participants on a unique 3-day journey down 22 miles of the upper Meramec River, one of the most biologically diverse rivers in the United States. With lead on-water educators Bill and Jody Miles of Earth's Classroom, we will discover the river, get immersed in nature, explore local history, and visit with experts along the way.  The optional arrival day is Friday, October 4th. The paddle will occur Saturday-Monday, October 5-7.  If you arrive on Saturday October 5th, you will need to check-in by 8:30 AM. 

Headquarters for Paddle MO Ozarks 2024 will be at Indian Springs Family Resort near Steelville, MO.  Lodging options include campsites, camper sites, cabins and tipis.   Reservations for your camping or lodging option are being done directly through the resort (call Larry at 573-775-2266). 

Most participants bring their own canoe or kayak. But if you need a boat, just let us know and we can help find one for you to rent or borrow.  Canoes are available to rent through Earth’s Classroom at 573-437-7628.