Whitten River Access

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The Whitten River Access is located on the right bank of the Eleven Point National Scenic River at 27.6 miles. This is a popular launch and take out site on the river. There is a vault toilet and boat ramp located on this access site. This is a popular day float put in from Whitten to Riverton which is an 8.0 mile float. It is a popular day float take out point from Greer to Whitten which is an 11.0 mile float. You will find this to be busy on weekends with both motorized and non motorized users.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: There are currently three canoe, rafts, or kayak outfitters for rental and shuttle services. Eleven Point Canoe Rental, Alton, Mo., 417-778-6497. Hufstedlers's Canoe Rental \& Guide Service, Riverton, Mo., 417-778-6116. Richard's Canoe Rental, Alton Mo., 417-778-6168.
Fees There are no fees.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Alton, Mo or Riverton, Mo
Water: None
Restroom: Vault

General Information

Directions: From Alton, Mo., take State Highway 19N, to County Road AA heading east, turn left on Whitten Church road (FR4144) to the access site. This is both paved and gravel roads with a steep section when coming down into the access site.

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  Area/Length : 
River mile 27.6 (see river map)

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  Elevation : 
469 ft