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Current River

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The Current River is one of the most pristine rivers in the US.

Located in the rolling foothills of the Ozark Mountains of Southern Missouri, Current River, along with the Jack's Fork river, make up The Ozark National Scenic Riverways, the first national park area to protect a river system.

The Current and Jacks Fork Rivers are two of the finest floating rivers you'll find anywhere.

Spring-fed, cold and clear they are a great to canoe, tube, kayak, raft, swim, boat and fish.

Besides these two famous rivers, the park is home to hundreds of freshwater springs, caves, trails and historic sites.

"See Current River" is regional tourism project that provides a vacation planning website for the entire Current River region. Interested in taking a trip to Current River? Visit seecurrentriver.com and find every tourist-related business listed for the communities of Van Buren, Eminence, Poplar Bluff, Ellsinore, Doniphan, and Salem.

You will find a regional event calendar as well as the See Current River blog, a weekly article that highlights scenic natural resources such as Blue Spring, Rocky Falls, The Ozark Trail, Big Spring and many more.

Plan your trip on seecurrentriver.com and visit southern Missouri's most alluring destination. You can also find us on facebook.com/seecurrentriver.

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