Summer Guide for Echo Bluff

With summer being almost halfway through, there isn’t a better time than now to go out and make the most of it. If you’re looking for the perfect nature filled getaway, Echo Bluff has you covered. With a large variety of accommodations, events, and activities, Echo Bluff State Park Lodge will provide you and your family the perfect summer trip. Keep reading to learn more about what Echo Bluff and Eminence, Missouri has to offer.

Hiking and Mountain Biking

Echo Bluff State Park has 4.23 miles of hiking, adrenaline-filled mountain biking trails, and the scenic Current River Trail for more than 8 miles of trail adventures. Link up in Roger Pryor Pioneer Backcountry and you’ve got more than 30 miles of wilderness trails at your fingertips.


Echo Bluff State Park has excellent fishing for the elusive smallmouth bass or local favorite goggle eye. With multiple rivers and ponds, Echo Bluff will provide an excellent location, perfect for fishing.

Float the River

Tackle the waters of Missouri on your own terms. Tube, kayak, canoe, or stand-up paddle board down the sparkling Sinking Creek and Current River.  All float trips are offered through partners of Echo Bluff State Park which are located just a short drive from the park (no outfitters or float trips located within the park).  4- to 5-hour floats and 7- to 8-hour floats available.

Live Music

If you are looking for a more relaxing type of evening, Echo Bluff has a summer long list of outdoor concerts until September. Every week from 5-8 pm, come grab a bite to eat, a cool drink, and listen to some great local music.