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Little Platte River, Missouri
Report by Marc W. McCord


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General Description

Location

The Little Platte River forms about 25 miles east of St. Joseph on the Clinton-De Kalb County Line and flows southward to Smithville Reservoir, then to its Platte River confluence near Platte City in Platte County.

Distance from major cities

St. Louis miles; Joplin miles; Springfield miles; Kansas City miles; Oklahoma City miles; Little Rock miles; Dallas miles; Austin miles; San Antonio miles; Houston miles; Albuquerque miles; Phoenix miles; Denver miles; Salt Lake City miles (all distances are approximate and depend upon starting point, destination point to your put-in on the river and route taken.)

Water Quality and Flow Rates

Best Times to Go

Hazards to Navigation

River Access Points

Campgrounds and Accommodations

Liveries, outfitters and shuttle services

Reviewer's comments

Technical Data
Class Rating
Length miles
Minimum Flow cfs
Optimum Flow cfs
Maximum Flow cfs
First Put-in
Lat. / Long.
Last Take-out
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Elevation msl
Gradient fpm
USGS Gauge Web: ( )
Boats Canoes, Kayaks, Rafts
Season
Permits No


Canoeman River Guide Service - Guided river trips in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah

Ozark Wilderness Waterways Club - a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of Ozark streams

Lone Star Paddler - the paddlesports web site of Marc W. McCord

Click the links below for information regarding the section of the Missouri River and its tributaries where you want to paddle.

[ Missouri River Homepage ] [ Missouri River ] [ Chariton River ] [ Crooked Creek ] [ Blackwater River ]
[ Gasconade River ] [ Osage Fork River ] [ Niangua River ] [ Little Niangua River ] [ Big Piney River ] [ Osage River ] [ Platte River ]

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