Sam A. Baker State Park Floating

2
Route 143
Patterson, MO 63956
Phone: 573-856-4223
Floats leave: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., and 11 a.m.

Canoes, one-person sit-on-top kayaks and six-person rafts are available for rent on the scenic and secluded St. Francois and Big Creek. Big Creek is best floated in the spring and fall, while the St. Francois is floatable year-round. Half-day, one-, two- and three-day float trips can be arranged at the park store.

CANOE / FLOAT ATTRIBUTES
  • outfitting
  • canoe rental
GENERAL INTEREST INFO
  • open seasonally only
  • gift / souvenir shop
  • shuttle service available
  • restaurant on-site
FOR TRAVELERS WITH DISABILITIES
  • ADA fully compliant
SMOKING POLICY
  • smoking allowed outdoors only
SUITABLE FOR THESE AGE GROUPS
  • All ages
ACTIVITIES ON-SITE OR WITHIN 10 MILES
  • fishing
  • canoeing outfitters
  • biking / walking trails
  • equestrian trails
  • backpacking trail
  • camping
PET POLICY
  • service animals welcome
RENTAL ITEMS AVAILABLE ON-SITE
  • canoe rental
  • kayak rental
  • raft rental
TYPES OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED
  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa
GUEST RESERVATIONS NEEDED?
  • reservations recommended
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