Hang Out on the Beach

Float The Elk River

Camp along the Elk River

Welcome to Elk River Campground

Elk River Campground is a beautiful 20 acre campground. We offer scenic Elk River float trips, cabins & vacation rentals, RV  hookups, electric & primitive tent camping. We are located on the banks of the Elk River in Ginger Blue, Missouri. Elk River Floats has three other locations so we have a location perfect for you. Our campground policies are available below.

Campground Map


Elk River Campground offers open style camping. Your group can take up as much room as you need, with in reason. 

  • Quite time is 11 pm - 8 am.


Additional Information

  • Camping Reservations & Policies

Campground features RV sites with water service and 30 amp electrical service at each site. Tent camping is also available. We want everyone to have a great time so please respect your camping neighbor and the beautiful surroundings. Please keep the park clean. For your safety the speed limit is 5 mph throughout the campsite.  

  • Floating Reservations

Float trip (kayaks, canoes, and rafts) reservations are highly recommended for everyone on weekends and for groups during the week. Float trips paid in advance will guarantee your kayaks, canoe, and/or raft until 11:00 am on float date.  

Saturday floats start at 8:30 am and run until about 2:00 pm unless arrangements are made for a later time.

Sunday through Friday floats start at 9:00 am and run until about 2:00 pm unless arrangements are made for earlier or later times.

No coolers larger than 48 quart and no Styrofoam coolers!

  • Cancellation Policy

Elk River Floats will gladly issue rain checks for floats if we deem the river unfloatable. NOTE: We float rain or shine.

If you cancel prior to 10 days before your float or camping there is a 10% cancellation fee,within the 10 days is raincheck only. Rescheduling is available if the river is at flood stage. 

We will take your reservation in advance. Any reservation made in the last 10 days (30 days on Lodge) prior to your arrival date is final. *Reservations made within the 10 days prior to your reservation are non-refundable, but a raincheck will offered to reschedule for another time. No money can be returned if cancelled. This policy is strictly followed.

Lodging Policies

Contact Us

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 Campground & Trestle Park

435 Elk Springs Road, Noel, Missouri 64854, United States

(417) 658-0072


Open today

09:00 am – 05:00 pm

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