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Welcome to Big Elk Camp and Canoe in Missouri

Big Elk Camp and Canoe Rentals in Missouri

We have a variety of float trips and rates available to meet your needs. We also offer a discount for large group!

If you have any questions regarding any of the following information, please contact us.

Big Elk Camp and Canoe Rentals in Missouri

Canoes

  • 2 people per canoe
    $32 weekday
    $38 weekend
    Extra person $18

Paddles, life vests and trash bags are provided.

Rafts
Available for the Elk River Float only

  • 6 Man Raft
    Weekday $100
    Weekend $115
  • 8 Man Raft
    Weekday $130
    Weekend $150

Kayaks

  • 1 person $25
  • 2 person $35

The Big Elk kayaks are sit-on-top.

Bellyaks

  • 1 man $25

Big Elk Camp and Canoe Rentals in Missouri

Big Elk Camp and Canoe Rentals in Missouri

Trips on Big Sugar

  • Deep Ford to Big Elk
    4 miles / 2 to 3 hours

  • Big Rock to Big Elk
    8 miles / 4 to 5 hours

  • Cyclone to Big Elk
    12 miles / 6 to 7 hours
    Two or more canoes

Trips on Elk River

  • Big Elk to Mt. Shira
    8 miles / 4 to 5 hours

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Big Elk Camp and Canoe Rentals in Missouri

Canoe Extras

  • Cushions are $2.00 each
  • Backrests are $3.00 each
  • We shuttle your privately owned canoes for $30 each.
  • Dogs are $10 each - Please leave dogs at home when possible. Absolutely NO aggressive breeds.

Restrictions

  • Children under 2 years old will not be allowed to float.
  • 4 persons in a canoe will not be allowed.

Group Discounts

Group discounts are available before Memorial Day and after Labor Day. Weekdays – all the time. For group discounts to apply they must be collected and paid by the group coordinator.

Alcohol Policy

Big Elk Camp is a family friendly campground. Please act respectably and drink responsibly.

Reservation Policy for all Floating, Cabin and Camping Rentals

  • Full deposit required for floating and camping reservations for Saturday and Holiday Weekends.
  • Full payment required for all RV, camping, boating, raft and cabin rental reservations 7 days prior to arrival for most summer weekend visits.
  • 7 day cancellation notice required for refund, less a 10% cancellation fee. No refunds for cancellation within 7 or fewer days of scheduled arrival date.
  • Float trips are made rain or shine. If extreme weather conditions prevent starting your float by 1 pm, you will be issued a raincheck for the date of your choice, based on availability.
  • No refunds or rainchecks on camping.

Be sure to check out our Reservation and Policy information.

If you have any questions regarding this information or would like to make reservations please contact us.

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