Mark Twain National Forest
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  • Current River

    The Current River recreation areas provide a wonderful opportunity for the public to experience a more social recreation opportunity in the southern Ozarks. The swift, clear and cool Current River with numerous gravel bars provides motorized boating, non-motorized boating, tubing, camping, picnicking and wading opportunities in a more developed recreation setting. On weekends you will experience many people enjoying a variety of water-based activities. A favorite past time on the river whether boating or tubing includes taking breaks on the numerous gravel bars. The recreation areas on the Current River are easily accessible by vehicle and are located near small communities which provide a variety of services