Bring your boat or canoe to access the Meramec River via the park's canoe launch or boat ramp. Canoe rental is not available within the park. Canoes or rafts may be rented from a number of liveries in the area. The nearest locations will be in Leasburg, Bourbon, Cuba and Steelville. The canoe launch is located in the picnic grounds downstream from the Meramec River bridge. The boat ramp is located upstream from the bridge.