Missouri's Finest River

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The Black River is a crystal clear rock bottom river that is one of Missouri’s cleanest river ways.  Whether swimming, floating, snorkeling or just enjoying the sun, the Black River is the perfect spot.

Floating

River Wild Life

The Black River is a crystal clear rock bottom river that is one of Missouri’s cleanest river ways.  You can spend hours just snorkeling amongst the wildlife that call the river home and never run out of new things to explore – or new amazing creatures to find.  Lets dive in and take a look!

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River Wild Life

You can spend hours just snorkeling amongst the wildlife that call the river home and never run out of new things to explore – or new amazing creatures to find.  Lets dive in and take a look!

Crayfish
Crayfish

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Gar
Gar

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Soft Shell Turtles
Soft Shell Turtles

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Red Ear Sliders
Red Ear Sliders

This is one of the most common semi-aquatic turtles in Missouri. The color of the upper shell is olive-brown with numerous black and yellow lines.  A distinct red or orange stripe is normally present on each side of the head behind the eye.

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Map Turtles
Map Turtles

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Bullfrog Tadpoles
Bullfrog Tadpoles

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