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There are no locks incorporated in the Missouri River Main Stem System to accommodate the passage of boats from one lake to the other on the river. To make a journey up the river, you will need to make arrangements to portage or trailer your boats around the dams. This service is not provided by the Corps of Engineers. The following is a list of commercial businesses that may provide this service.

Fort Peck Dam
Fort Peck Marina
Fort Peck, Mont.
Phone: (406) 526-3442
Garrison Dam
Lake Sakakawea State Park Marina
P.O. Box 832
Riverdale, N.D. 58565
Phone: (701) 487-3600

Bayside Marine Company
608 Dakota Avenue
Riverdale, N.D. 58565
Phone: (701) 654-7446
Oahe Dam
Oahe Marina
Pierre, S.D. 57501
Phone: (605) 223-2627  
Big Bend Dam
Swenson Bros. Marine
303 E. Glen, P.O. Box 118
Chamberlain, S.D. 57325
Phone: (605) 234-5353
Fort Randall Dam
Donlin Marine
Pickstown, S.D. 57367
Phone: (605) 487-7593
Gavins Point Dam
Lewis & Clark Marina
P.O. Box 19
Yankton, S.D. 57078
Phone: (605) 665-4186  

 

Missouri River Marinas below Gavins Point

Dodge Park Marina
1819 Farnham, Suite 701
Omaha, NE 68183-0701
Phone: (402) 444-5916
River Mile: 627.5
Midland Marina, Inc
1100 Larsen Park Road
Sioux City, IA 51103
Phone: (712) 258-2000
River Mile: 732.5 
Sandpiper Cove Marina
Omaha, NE 68110
Phone: (402) 346-8883
River Mile: 617.9
Pop-n-Doc's Decatur Marina
2498 Freedom Park Road
123 N 1st Avenue
Decatur, NE 68020
Phone: (402) 349-5357
River Mile: 691.4
Bellevue Marina
City of Bellevue Park Dept
Bellevue, NE 68005-5600
Phone: (402) 293-3122
River Mile: 600.6
Cottonwood Marina
9800 Marina Lane Box 14B
Blair, NE 68008
Phone: (402) 426-2440
River Mile:651.5

For More Information About:

Montana    
Fort Peck Lake
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Fort Peck Lake
P.O. Box 208
Fort Peck, MT 59223
(406) 526-3411
Missouri Breaks Wild and Science River
U.S. Dept of Interior
Bureau of Land Mngmt
Airport Road
P.O. Box 1160
Lewistown, MT 59457-1160
(406) 538-7461
Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge
P.O. Box 110
Lewistown, MT 59457-1001
(406) 538-8707  
(boating/hunting/fishing/camping)
Montana Dept. of Fish,Wildlife and Parks

1420 East Sixth
Helena, MT 59620
(406) 444-2535
   
North Dakota    
Lake Sakakawea
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Sakakawea/Garrison Dam
P.O. Box 527 Riverdale, ND 58565-0527
(boating/hunting/fishing)
North Dakota Game & Fish Dept
100 N. Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck, ND 58501-5095
(701) 221-6300
Camping/Recreation
N.D. Parks & Recreation Dept.
1424 W. Century Ave.Suite 202
Bismarck, ND 58501
(701) 221-5357
South Dakota    
Lake Oahe
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Oahe/Oahe Dam
P.O. Box 997
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-5862
Lake Sharpe
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Sharpe/Big Bend Dam
HC 69, P.O. Box 74
Chamberlain, SD 57325
(605) 245-2255
Lake Francis Case
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lake Francis Case/Fort Randall
P.O. Box 109
Pickstown, SD 57367-0109
(605) 487-7847
(boating/hunting/fishing camping)
South Dakota Dept of Game, Fish and Parks

523 E. Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-3182
(605) 773-3485
(605) 773-3391(parks)
   
Nebraska    
Lewis & Clark Lake
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Lewis & Clark Lake/Gavins Point Dam
P.O. Box 710
Yankton, SD 57078
(402) 667-7873
(boating/hunting/fishing)
Nebraska Game & Parks
P.O. Box 30370
Lincoln, NE 68503
(402) 464-0641
 
Iowa    
(boating/hunting/fishing/camping)
Iowa Dept of Natural Resources
E. Ninth and Grand Ave.
Wallace, Bldg.
Des Moines, IA 50319-0034
   
Missouri    
(boating laws)
Missouri State Water Patrol
P.O. Box 1368
Jefferson City, MO 65102-1368
(573) 751-3333
(hunting/fishing)
Missouri Dept of Conservation
P.O. Box 180
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-4115
(parks/recreation)
Missouri Dept of Natural Resources
P.O. Box 176
Jefferson City, MO 65102
(573) 751-2479
U.S. Coast Guard Commander
Second Coast Guard District
1222 Spruce Street
St. Louis, MO 63103-2833
   

This list is provided as a service to boaters but does not constitute endorsement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of products or services offered.