Missouri River Heritage Tourism

Missouri River Heritage Tourism

Missouri River Heritage Information

Missouri River Information
Missouri River Origin 45°55′39″N 111°30′29″W Confluence of
Madison River and Jefferson River,
near Gallatin River, in
Gallatin County, Montana.
Missouri River Mouth 38°48′49″N 90°07′11″W -90.11972Mississippi River, near St. Louis,
in St. Charles County, Missouri
Missouri River Basin countries United States of America, Canada
Missouri River Length 2,540 miles (4,090 km)
2,341 miles (3,767 km)
Missouri River Source elevation 4,042 feet (1,232 m)
Missouri River Mouth elevation 404 feet (123 m)
Missouri River Avg. discharge Great Falls: 292 ft³/s
Pierre: 16,000 ft³/s
Sioux City: 36,830 ft³/s
Omaha: 39,100 ft³/s
Kansas City: 56,950 ft³/s
Boonville: 69,220 ft³/s
Hermann: 87,950 ft³/s
Missouri River Basin area 529,350 square miles (1,371,000 km2)

Missouri River Heritage Events

Date Event Name
Missouri River Events From 05/01/09-09/07/09 Sunset Drive In Theatre
Plentywood 406-765-1233
Missouri River Events From 05/29/09-09/06/09 Fort Peck Summer Theatre
Fort Peck    406-228-9216
Missouri River Events From 07/04/09-10/31/09 Glasgow Farmers Market
Glasgow    406-785-4801
Missouri River Events From 07/11/09-09/26/09 Wolf Point Farmers Market
Wolf Point    406-525-3330
Missouri River Events From 07/14/09-09/22/09 Nashua Lions Farmers Market
Nashua    406-785-4731
Missouri River Events From 07/22/09-09/26/09 Circle Farmers Market
Circle    406-485-2288
Missouri River Events From 08/03/09-08/05/09 Daniels County Fair
Scobey    406-487-2468
Missouri River Events From 08/05/09-08/08/09 Richland County Fair and Rodeo
Sidney    406-433-2801
Missouri River Events From 08/07/09-08/08/09 Northeast Montana Relay for Life
Glasgow    800-252-5470
Missouri River Events From 08/09/09-08/12/09 Northeast Montana Fair
Glasgow    406-228-6266
Missouri River Events From 08/12/09-08/16/09 Roosevelt County Fair
Culbertson    406-787-5881
Missouri River Events From 08/14/09-09/25/09 Richland Federal Credit Union Farmers Market
Sidney    406-482-2704
Missouri River Events on 08/15/09 The Centennial Ball of 1909
Malta    406-654-1037
Missouri River Events From 08/20/09-08/22/09 McCone County Fair
Circle    406-485-2741
Missouri River Events on 08/30/09 Annual Foundation For Community Care Benefit Golf Tournament
Sidney    406-488-2273
Missouri River Events From 09/03/09-09/07/09 Milk River Wagon Train
Malta    406-654-1720
Missouri River Events From 09/03/09-09/06/09 Poplar Indian Days
Poplar    406-768-7623
Missouri River Events on 09/13/09 Circle Rifle Club Turkey Shoot
Circle    406-485-2539
Missouri River Events From 10/09/09-10/10/09 Glasgow Homecomming Festival Weekend
Glasgow    406-228-2222

Missouri River Heritage Attractions

Missouri River Attraction Name Contact No.
Missouri River Attraction - MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS ARTS 712-644-3888
Missouri River Attraction - ASHFALL FOSSIL BEDS 402-893-2000
Missouri River Attraction - NEIHARDT CENTER 402-648-3388
Missouri River Attraction - VELKOMMEN DANISH WINDMILL 712-764-7472
MISSOURI RIVER BASIN LEWIS &CLARK INTERPRETIVE TRAIL &VISITOR CENTER NA
Missouri River Attraction - LOESS HILLS VISITORS CENTER 800-886-5441
Missouri River Attraction - FREMONT DINNER TRAIN 800-942-7245
Missouri River Attraction - WORLD'S LARGEST PORCH SWING NA
Missouri River Attraction - EUGENE T.MAHONEY STATE PARK NA
Missouri River Attraction - FONTENELLE NATURE CENTER NA
Missouri River Attraction - DESOTO NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE NA
Missouri River Attraction - FORT ATKINSON STATE HISTORICAL PARK NA
Missouri River Attraction - HOLY FAMILY SHRINE NA
Missouri River Attraction - HISTORIC HAYMARKET DISTRICT NA
Missouri River Attraction - HENRY DOORLY ZOO NA
Missouri River Attraction - LAURITZEN GARDENS NA
Missouri River Attraction - OLD MARKET NA
Missouri River Attraction - TRINITY HEIGHTS NA
Missouri River Attraction - HITCHCOCK NATURE CENTER NA

Missouri River Heritage Day Trips

  • Durham Western Heritage Museum
  • Nature Adventures - Round Trip: approximately 150 miles. Communities visited: Nebraska City, Auburn, Tecumseh, Pawnee City, Falls City, and Brownville.
  • Arbor Lodge State Park
  • Nature is focus of new Lewis & Clark Center
  • Outlaw Trail Loop
  • Dakota County

Missouri River Heritage Attractions Visitor's Information

Nebraska Visitor's Information

  1. Village of Bancroft
  2. Blair Area Chamber of Commerce
  3. Croft Chamber of Commerce
  4. Connect Fremont
  5. Village of Howells
  6. LaVista Chamber of Commerce/Office of Travel & Tourism
  7. Lincoln Convention and Vistor's Bureau
  8. Lincoln Chamber of Commerce
  9. Milford Community Chamber of Commerce
  10. Milligan, Nebraska
  11. Nebraska City Tourism & Events
  12. Niobrara Promoters
  13. Norfolk Chamber of Commerce
  14. Omaha Chamber of Commerce
  15. Pawnee City Chamber of Commerce
  16. Peru Chamber of Commerce
  17. Plainview Chamber of Commerce
  18. Ralson Area Chamber of Commerce
  19. Sarpy County Tourism
  20. Tekamah Chamber of Commerce
  21. Wahoo Chamber of Commerce
  22. York Co. Visitor's Bureau

Iowa Visitor's Information

  • City of Akron
  • Danish Windmill Welcome Center
  • Clarinda Chamber of Commerce
  • Dutch Windmill Welcome Center
  • Glenwood Area Chamber of Commerce,
    Mills County Tourism
  • Missouri Valley Chamber of Commerce
  • Red Oak Chamber of Commerce
  • City of Sargeant Bluff
  • Spencer Chamber of Commerce

Missouri River Heritage Attractions Museums

  1. MUSEUM OF RELIGIOUS ARTS
  2. WESTERN HISTORIC TRAILS CENTER
  3. WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
  4. BURT COUNTY MUSEUM
  5. MAY MUSEUM
  6. ONAWA MUSEUM COMPLEX
  7. DURHAM WESTERN HERITAGE MUSEUM
  8. UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA STATE MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
  9. JOSLYN ART MUSEUM
  10. STRATEGIC AIR &SPACE MUSEUM
  11. SARPY COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM
  12. MORMON TRAIL CENTER
  13. DUTCH WINDMILL VISITOR'S CENTER
  14. SIOUX CITY ART CENTER
  15. DANISH IMMIGRANT MUSEUM
  16. GLENN MILLER BIRTHPLACE HOME
  17. BURLINGTON NORTHERN DEPOT AND WW II MUSEUM

Missouri River Heritage Attractions Tributaries

Montana

  • Jefferson River
  • Madison River
  • Gallatin River
  • Sixteen Mile Creek
  • Dearborn River
  • Smith River
  • Sun River
  • Belt Creek
  • Marias River
  • Arrow Creek
  • Judith River
  • Cow Creek
  • Musselshell River
  • Milk River
  • Redwater River
  • Poplar River
  • Big Muddy Creek

North Dakota

  • Yellowstone River
  • Little Muddy Creek
  • Tobacco Garden Creek
  • Little Missouri River
  • Knife River
  • Heart River
  • Cannonball River

South Dakota

  • Grand River
  • Moreau River
  • Cheyenne River
  • Bad River
  • White River

South Dakota/Nebraska

  • Niobrara River (Nebraska)
  • James River (South Dakota)
  • Vermillion River (South Dakota)

South Dakota/Iowa/Nebraska

  • Big Sioux River (tri-state border)

Nebraska/Iowa

  • Perry Creek (Iowa)
  • Floyd River (Iowa)
  • Little Sioux River (Iowa)
  • Soldier River (Iowa)
  • Boyer River (Iowa)
  • Mosquito Creek (Iowa)
  • Platte River (Nebraska)
  • Little Nemaha River (Nebraska)
  • Big Nemaha River (Nebraska)

Iowa/Missouri

  • Nishnabotna River
  • Nodaway River (Missouri)

Kansas/Missouri

  • Platte River (Missouri)
  • Kansas River (Kansas)

Missouri

  • Blue River
  • Grand River
  • Chariton River
  • Lamine River
  • Osage River
  • Gasconade River

Missouri River Heritage Attractions Populated places

  • St. Louis, Missouri
  • Saint Charles, Missouri
  • Jefferson City, Missouri (capital)
  • Kansas City, Missouri
  • Kansas City, Kansas
  • Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Omaha, Nebraska
  • Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Sioux City, Iowa
  • Pierre, South Dakota (capital)
  • Bismarck, North Dakota (capital)
  • Great Falls, Montana