Boating in Missouri

Learn more about Missouri’s boat registration requirements, state regulations and best places to boat and fish with your family and friends.

Find Places to Boat

Top Boating Spots in Missouri

Table Rock State Park
Camping areas allow easy access to the lake and a marina rents different types of boats. Anglers can catch largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, crappie and bluegill.
August A. Busch Conservation Area
The park offers 32 fishable lakes and ponds. You can purchase your fishing license on site at the visitor center.
Sioux Passage Park
A well-known place to fish and boat on the Missouri River. Whether from shore or by boat, anglers can cast a line for catfish, carp, and drum.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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