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Eleven Point River, Missouri

#81 of 103 in Nature in Missouri
The Eleven Point River is a 138mi river in southern Missouri and northern Arkansas, United States. It originates near Willow Springs, Missouri. It more than doubles in flow when Greer Spring Branch runs into it, adding over 200e6USgal of water per day to the river. The name derives from the Mississippi Valley French word pointe, which is a wooded point of land marking a river bend. Voyageurs marked distance by counting these points of land or river bends. The river flows into the Spring River southwest of Pocahontas near the small town of Black Rock.In 1968 a 44.4mi stretch was named the Eleven Point National Wild and Scenic River, one of the original eight rivers chosen to be part of the United States National Wild and Scenic Rivers System.
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  • We spent two nights and three days on the Eleven Points River. Even though it was class one the current had a good push to it. In the three days we saw 2 fishermen at the put in and two more at the ta...  more »
  • Beautiful river to kayak midweek during the fall. Tons of wildlife. Gorgeous float. 1st time I have ever seen wild otters. Awesome. Stayed at the Alton hotel very rustic but clean and cheap at $50 a n...  more »
  • Beautiful river!! Can't wait to get back down there!!
  • Such a beautiful jade jewel.

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