Branson, Missouri Micropolitan Area

Local whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

Although Branson, Missouri is not a place known for great whitewater paddling there still is some at a reasonable distance. Below is a list of nearby paddling places for you to chose from. It's not a very long list of nearby whitewater as you can see but not too bad either. Pick the right stretch from the list below and have a great paddling trip.

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Whitewater paddling spots near Branson, Missouri:

Whitewater 25 to 50 miles from Branson, Missouri

Adkins / Hailstone Creek, Arkansas, Dixon Ridge Road to Highway 21 bridge, 45 miles away, class III-V, 13 miles long.

Beech Creek, Arkansas, Cave MtNorth Road to Highway 21, 43 miles away, class III-V, 7.5 miles long.

Boen Gulf Branch, Arkansas, Headwaters to Buffalo River, 43 miles away, class III-V(V+), 10.4 miles long.

Boulder Creek, Arkansas, Headwaters to Henson Creek, 37 miles away, class IV-V+, 2.6 miles long.

Broadwater Hollow, Arkansas, Park Boundary to Cecil Creek, 31 miles away, class III-IV(V), 0.25 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, NFR 1463 to Highway 21, 45 miles away, class II-III+, 13.6 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Boxley to Ponca, 39 miles away, class II, 6.1 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Ponca to Kyles, 35 miles away, class II, 10.6 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Kyles to Pruitt, 34 miles away, class I-II, 13.1 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Pruitt to Hasty, 37 miles away, class I-II, 7 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Hasty to Carver, 40 miles away, class I-II, 4 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Carver to Woolum, 43 miles away, class I-II, 15.3 miles long.

Buffalo River, Arkansas, Woolum to Tyler Bend, 48 miles away, class I-II, 15.3 miles long.

Clark Creek, Arkansas, Lost Valley, 38 miles away, class II-IV, 1 miles long.

Crooked Creek, Arkansas, Harman to Highway 101, 43 miles away, class I-II, 52 miles long.

Falls Branch, Arkansas, Tarlton Flats to NFS Road 1200 Close to Bass, 48 miles away, class III-V, 9 miles long.

Kings River, Arkansas, Dripping Springs to Highway 74, 45 miles away, class III+, 11 miles long.

Kings River, Arkansas, Highway 74 to Missouri 86, 32 miles away, class I-II, 67 miles long.

Little Buffalo River - East Fork, Arkansas, Deer to Murray, 44 miles away, class III-IV(V+), 7.3 miles long.

Long Branch, Arkansas, Hike in from CR 28 to East Fork Little Buffalo, 43 miles away, class III-V, 5.5 miles long.

Osage Creek, Arkansas, Compton to Carroll County Road 11, 30 miles away, class III-IV, 6 miles long.

Sandy Springs Hollow, Arkansas, Deer to Murray, 46 miles away, class III-IV+, 2 miles long.

Shop Creek - West Fork, Arkansas, Alum Cove Creek to Parthenon, 42 miles away, class III-IV(V), 6 miles long.

Stepp Creek, Arkansas, Gum Branch to ELFB, 45 miles away, class III-IV+, 1.25 miles long.

War Eagle Creek, Arkansas, Highway 23 to War Eagle Mill, 48 miles away, class I-II, 38 miles long.

Roaring River, Missouri, Roaring River State Park to Highway 86, 39 miles away, class I-II, 5.8 miles long.

* Distances listed are direct linear distances from the center of the metro area to the middle of the river section listed, actual driving distance is longer.



Other Outdoors Recreation Nearby:


Ski Resorts near Branson, Missouri:

Ski Areas 200 to 250 miles from Branson, Missouri

Hidden Valley, Missouri, 206 miles, vertical drop 250 feet

Ski Areas 250 to 300 miles from Branson, Missouri

Seven Oaks, Iowa, 280 miles, vertical drop 275 feet

Ski Areas 300 to 400 miles from Branson, Missouri

Sundown Mountain, Michigan, 344 miles, vertical drop 475 feet

Mount La Crosse, Wisconsin, 383 miles, vertical drop 516 feet

Afton Alps, Minnesota, 397 miles, vertical drop 350 feet

Welch Village, Minnesota, 393 miles, vertical drop 350 feet

Buck Hill, Minnesota, 396 miles, vertical drop 309 feet

Mount Kato, Minnesota, 375 miles, vertical drop 240 feet

Chestnut Mountain, Illinois, 354 miles, vertical drop 475 feet

Ski Snowstar, Illinois, 300 miles, vertical drop 262 feet

* Distances listed are direct linear distances from the center of the metro area to the ski areas listed, actual driving distance is longer.


National Parks near Branson, Missouri:

National Parks 0 to 100 miles from Branson, Missouri

Buffalo National River, 25 miles

George Washington Carver National Monument, 79 miles

National Parks 100 to 200 miles from Branson, Missouri

Hot Springs National Park, 124 miles

Ozark National Scenic River, 157 miles

National Parks 200 to 300 miles from Branson, Missouri

Chickasaw National Recreation Area, 285 miles

Poverty Point National Monument, 266 miles

Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve, 246 miles

* Distances listed are direct linear distances from the center of the metro area to the parks listed, actual driving distance is longer.


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