Elk River Float Trips and Camping in Pineville, Missouri

Your complete family outdoor adventure awaits at Big Elk Floats & Camping. From beautiful river camping conveniently located in Pineville Missouri, to leisurely Elk River floats on a variety of vessels, we’ll take the hassle out of planning your vacation.
We supply high quality equipment that is durable and safe for the whole family. Our friendly staff is happy to help with any questions or concerns you may have.

Big Elk Camping

Experience the best Elk River Camping with Big Elk Floats & Camping. Conveniently located next to both Big Sugar Creek and the Elk River, our site is great for fishing, floating, and camping with the whole family.

We also offer :

• 60 RV Hookups

• All Sites have 30 & 50 amp services

• Grocery Store & Camping Needs Store

• Water Sewer

• Electricity

• Wifi

Big Elk Floating

 At Big Elk Floats & Camping, we offer a variety of floating equipment and rentals. Our canoeing, rafting and kayaking services provide an easy and inexpensive way to float down the Elk River or Big Sugar Creek.

We pride ourselves on the upkeep of our boats, always offering the newest canoes, kayaks and rafts on the waterways!

 Rafting is a great option to accommodate large groups or for those who want a more leisurely ride down the river. More of the adventurous type? Canoes and kayaks are perfect for those that want to have more control over the speed and direction of their float.

Float Trips on Big Sugar


4 miles / 2-3 hours
Deep Ford to Big Elk

8 miles / 4-5 hours 
Big Rock to Big Elk 

12 miles / 6 to 7 hours 
Cyclone to Big Elk


Trips on Elk River

Big Elk to Mt. Shira area

8 miles / 4 to 5 hours