Franklin Floats is the oldest family and veteran owned float trip outfitter on the Upper Black River in Lesterville established 1976. We rent four-, six- and eight-man rafts, kayaks, Cadillac Tubes providing cup holders and head rest, cooler tubes and canoes. Personal service and custom float trips are based on river flow conditions on day of your float trip. Coolers in rafts should be soft and small to accommodate the rafts so we can continue to provide our excellent quality equipment condition.
Facilities include: a store with river supplies, campground on East Fork Black River with picnic tables, trash barrels and a shower house with hot showers and flush toilets. Shuttle service is available for hikers of the Ozark Trails. We provide year round service with appointments for floats and hiking Ozark Trails. Group rates and private group sites are available based on group size and availability.
We are Environmentalists – we recycle all trash. We have a Missouri Stream Team and have Stream Team discounts! Located at East Fork Black River Bridge at 32294 Route 21 at Lesterville. Call for reservations and personal service. Ask for Bob!