Riverton Access

The Basics

Riverton Access
US Highway 160
Alton, MO

Phone: (573) 996-2153 (Eleven Point District Office)

Closest Towns: Alton, Doniphan

Directions: Riverton is located on US Hwy 160, just below the bridge over the Eleven Point River. This site is approx. 13 miles East of Alton, or approx. 25 miles West of Doniphan.


About Riverton Access

Riverton Access offers two areas to access the Eleven Point River, located on opposite sides of the river at the Hwy 160 bridge. They are Riverton East and Riverton West. Riverton East is used primarily by floaters and boaters as a put-in/take-out spot, while Riverton West is used primarily by picnickers and swimmers. Both sites are located at approx. river mile 35.6, which is approx. 7.6 miles downriver of Whitten Access.

Riverton East is a developed site that offers a paved road down to a concrete boat ramp, a parking area, a canoe launch area, seasonal trash service, and a vault toilet. There is no picnicking or camping allowed at this site. Riverton East is located on the upstream side of the bridge, which is on the north side of US Hwy 160.

Riverton West is an undeveloped area that offers picnic tables, a vault toilet, and a small parking area. This site offers four picnic sites, each available with a table and pedestal grill. No trash service is offered; pack out what you bring in. Riverton West is also a popular wading and swimming area along the Eleven Point River. Riverton West is located on the downstream side of the bridge, which is located on the south side of US Hwy 160.

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