Eleven Point River 3-Day Float Trip & Hike May 4, 2012 16:00:34 GMT -6
Post by YouandI on May 4, 2012 16:00:34 GMT -6
Eleven Point 3 Day Float Trip
Greer Springs Hike
Mark Twain National Forest & Irish Wilderness Area
Date: July 12Th-14Th, 2012
Directions: From Winona, Missouri (Hwy 19 & Hwy 60), take Hwy 19 south for 17 miles, turn left on Forest Rt. 3188, follow road to boat ramp. (Entrance to the Greer Crossing Rec. Area, is just before crossing the Eleven Point river bridge).
Date: July 12Th, 2011
Time: 9:00 AM
Location: Greer Crossing Recreation Area-Mark Twain National Forest
Place: Boat Ramp
Mile Marker: 16.6
We will unload our gear at the boat ramp/Greer Crossing Recreation Area. Then drive up to Richards canoe rental, park our vehicles on the Richard family property. Pick up last minute supplies, rent a canoe if needed and shuttle back down to the boat ramp. Hopefully be on the water by 10:30 AM. Allowing for a late start, we will float approximately (7.4) miles the first day. This will give us time to fish as we float and still give us enough time to set camp in the evening.
Note: Richards Canoe Rental will shuttle us from the Riverton Access back to our vehicles on Saturday (14Th.), pre-determined time.
The first night (12Th), we set camp on a gravel bar, before/after Horseshoe Bend (Mile Marker: Approx. 24.0)
Date: July 13Th
We will float approx. (7) miles.
The second night (13Th), we will set camp at the Greenbriar Float Camp. (Mile Marker: 31.0)
Eleven Point Greenbriar Float Camp
Date: July 14Th
We will float approx. (4.7) miles. and finish at the Riverton Access (Hwy 160 Bridge) and shuttle back to our vehicles.
Comments: Before and after float trip
Wednesday Night (07/11)
Suggestion - A few of us will be coming down the night before (Wednesday) and camping at Greer Recreation Area. This is a National Forest campground and is the same location we will be launching from on Thursday morning. This makes for a relaxing start on Thursday, you get the driving out of the way the night before. Let us know if you will be coming down the night before.
Saturday Night (07/14)
Suggestion - We will be shuttled back to our vehicles at Richards Canoe Rental. Then we will drive to Alton, Missouri to the Alton Motel. This is a small motel in Alton, get a room, shower and clean up. Then walk down the street to the Burger Palace for dinner and ice cream.
Sunday Morning (07/15)
We can walk down to Grandma's Kitchen for a great country breakfast.
Sunday Hike - Before departing on Sunday, we can hike down to Greer Springs. Greer Springs is the second largest spring in Missouri. This is an easy hike (Under 1 mile). If you have never hiked into this spring, it is so worth it! (Bring Your Camera)
After the hike, we will say our Good Bye's and head our separate ways.
Greer Crossing Rec. Area: Mile Marker 16.6
Gravel Bar Camp: Mile Marker 24.0
Greenbriar Float Camp: Mile Marker 31.0
Riverton Access Point: Mile Marker 35.7
Note: This is a fishing float, not about mileage
Note: Everyone is responsible for their own gear, food, drinks, etc. (Be prepared).
ORCC Event - Family Orientated
BASE CAMP: CB Channel #7
If you have any questions, please feel free to Contact Us. Thank You