Elk River Floats Kayaks in Pineville Missouri

Our floats range from Class I to Class II, making them ideal for first-time floaters and those looking to kick back and relax with friends. The Elk River offers crystal clear waters, beautiful views of bluffs, gravel bars and shallow swimming areas.


Float Trips

We offer one main float trip from Kozy Kamp

  • The Upper Trip. (6-8 mile float)
    • This is the ideal float trip for Kozy Kamp guests.
    • This float departs from Kozy Kamp and ends at Elk River Campground.
    • Kozy Kamp floaters can be shuttled back to camp after the float, or receive the shuttle before the float if they park at Elk River Campground.
    • Kozy Kamp campers must be on the water by 10:30 AM.

Other Float Trip Routes are available from Elk River Floats’ downstream locations. This includes:

  • The 12 Mile
    • This float departs from Kozy Kamp and ends at Wayside Campground.
    • Floaters depart from Wayside Campground at 8 am on Saturday and 9 am on Sun-Fri.
    • This float can be done in one day or be broken into two days.
    • Elk River Campground & Eagles Nest are the halfway points and can act as your over night stay if you would like to break this float into two days. Boat rentals are still required to be checked in at a midway campground.



Personal Watercraft

$25 per person  

This is a ride on the bus from our downstream location back to Kozy where you left your boat.

Boat and Vehicle Shuttles range in price depending on group size and if your group is renting from us or not. Please call for a quote.

 WARNING: Under Missouri law, an outfitter is not liable for an injury to or the death of a participant in paddle sport activities resulting from the inherent risks of paddle sport activities pursuant to the Revised Statutes of Missouri. Chapter 537 RSMO revised to 537.327 

Elk River Floats & Kozy Kamp

71 Elk River Road, Pineville, MO 64856

(417) 223-4586


Open today

09:00 am – 10:00 pm