Check-In for your Meramec River, Huzzah River, or Courtois River float begins as soon as the Meramec Mercantile opens on the day of your scheduled Missouri float trip.
As a courtesy to other floaters, please arrive 45 minutes prior to your scheduled float trip departure time to get checked-in and to the float trip boarding location, so other guests do not have to wait.
Management reserves the right to make boat changes, move float locations, or to ask unruly guests to leave.
Pets are allowed in our boats, NOT tubes, please keep nails clipped.
Do NOT tie animals of any kind to boats. Abuse of animals may result in fines and/or imprisonment.
Most float trips leave on top of the hour, for efficiency, and to maintain our STAY Green efforts. Please arrive at least thirty minutes in advance to complete necessary documentation.
All floaters must sign a release of liability waiver to receive their ticket for a river trip.
Children 7 and under are required to wear a Coast Guard approved Personal Floatation Device. We strongly recommend children 12 and under wear Coast Guard approved PFD’s at Ozark Outdoors Resort.
Damage to watercraft or equipment may result in minimum fines of $150.00 per damage or incident.
Coolers must be under 52 quarts in size.
No Styrofoam coolers or other Styrofoam containers.
No glass bottles or containers.
No nudity on or in Ozark Outdoors property.
No solicitation of any kind.
No sexual harassment.
No jumping off rocks, trees, rope-swings, or bluffs.
No littering — Use trash bags provided.
No overcrowding in boats, for your protection and the protection of others.
ALLOW EXTRA FLOAT TIME FOR LONGER TRIPS AND LARGE-SIZED RAFTS.
We cannot guarantee inner tubes with mesh bottoms. Due to customer abuse, many of our tubes no longer have mesh.
If you pass the scheduled takeout location, minimum fines and/or penalties of $50.00 per person will be charged.
All floaters must be off the water before dark. Violators will be charged a minimum of $50.00 per person for late arrivals.
Floaters taken out downstream must be off the water, and on Ozark Outdoors property no later than 6:00 P.M. Violators will be charged a minimum of $50.00 per person for late arrivals.