"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Enjoy an afternoon in McDonald County floating the Elk River. The Elk River is rated a class I-II, making it ideal for beginners or just relaxing. Lay back, and enjoy the scenic environment, experience nature to its fullest. The Elk River offers gorgeous scenery with many "rest stops" and clean, cool, clear water!
The rivers and streams in the Ozarks offer some of the most fun and most scenic outdoor adventures in the Show-Me State. From leisurely float trips to an adventurous rafting trips, there’s a river trip for everyone’s experience level. Floats ranging from an hour to several days are out there, so put on your life jacket and get on the water for a float trip, McDonald County style.
McDonald County, located in the southwestern corner of Missouri has a population of 22,763. The County Seat is Pineville. The county was organized in 1849 and named for Sergeant Alexander McDonald, a soldier in the American Revolutionary War. The county has three sites on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Old McDonald County Courthouse and the Powell Bridge.
McDonald County has achieved official designation as a Certified Work Ready Community and is now certified in offering high-speed fiber access to Pineville, Anderson, and surrounding areas.
If you're looking to relocate to McDonald County for Industry or Leisure, we hope these reports are helpful to you.