Paddling Missouri: Down A Lazy River In The Winter Sun
On any given summer Saturday, Akers Ferry put-in on Missouri’s
looks like Times Square on New Year’s Eve,
waiting for the ball to drop. Wall-to-wall canoes, loaded with teenagers, many
of them also loaded. But change the scene to January 1 and you’ll find the nation’s First Scenic
Riverway deserted possibly blanketed with snow.