The National Park Service maintains developed campgrounds at Pulltite and Round Spring on the Upper Current River. It is for nature. Pulltite Cabin Located by Pulltite Spring the cabin . $35. From the river bank the trail circles around a fern and moss covered limestone bluff to Pulltite Spring and a log cabin that was constructed as a "retreat" by city folk who traveled to the Ozarks to "float the river" in the early 20th century. 7-8. Today when we rent a canoe to you we want to do it in the same spirit as Buck and Loreen Maggard did when they rented their first Jon boat in the mid 1940’s. We canoed Pulltite to Round spring on July 23, 2012. Hardwood trees, rock ledges, caves, springs, gravel bars, and towering dolomite bluffs line the banks of the river. Current River Float Trips. Lower Current: Current River Float Trips. Just downstream of Pulltite are Fire Hydrant and Sand Boil Springs, at the river's edge. You'll paddle past the ferry and the campground, … Akers Ferry to Pulltite on the Current River is about a 5 hour float, so early in the morning is probably best, unless you're floating when the days are longer in summer. Current River Estimated Float Times (in hours): Upper Current: Baptist to Cedar Grove: 3hrs. Eventually a second replaced the first and then a third mill. Akers. 10. Rymers to Alley Spring: 9hrs. Just downstream of Pulltite are Fire Hydrant and Sand Boil Springs, at the river's edge. flow of 38 million gallons from Pulltite Spring into the Current River. No pets allowed in cabins. 25.2 Pulltite Access. $50. Round Spring. Akers. Along the Current River, across from the Pulltite Campground in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways, is a natural wonder that is hidden up a lively spring branch … The headwaters of the Current River are nearly 900 feet (270 m) above sea level, while the mouth of the river lies around 280 feet (85 m)[4] above sea level. FLOAT TIME (HRS.) Pulltite Hollow Valley, 2900 feet west; Pulltite Spring Spring, 3600 feet west; Fire Hydrant Spring Spring, 4100 feet southwest; Harrison Hollow Valley, 4200 feet northeast; Other Places. 2 0. 27.0 Boyds Creek on right. Downstream from the headwaters approximately 52 miles (84 km) the Current River receives its largest tributary the Jacks Fork from the west near the small town of Eminence, Missouri. Our rafts float from Akers Ferry to Pulltite and Cedar Grove to Akers Ferry on the Current River. It was built as a vacation lodge by the six man "Pulltight Corporation," which was created to develop the cabin into a retreat facility. by Marla LaVal. Located just a mile off 19 between Akers and Pulltite on the Current River we are convenient to many of the access points for fishing and other river fun as well as many other outdoor activities like hiking, biking, hunting, and exploring. For comparison purposes, Cedar Grove to Pulltite is 17 miles, Akers to Pulltite is 9.5, Pulltite to Round Spring is 9 miles. Day 5: (Pulltite to Round Springs) After breaking camp we’ll cross the river to visit the Pulltite Spring, a clear, aqua-blue spring lush with watercress and aquatic plants. Pulltite. Some of the points of interest along the course of the river include Montauk State Park (trout park), Welch Spring and abandon hospital, Aker's Ferry, Cave Spring, Devil's Well, Deer Leap, Rock House Cave, Pulltite Spring, Round Spring, Jacks Fork, Blue Spring, Rocky Falls (on a small tributary), and Big Spring. The Spring branch carries a daily flow of 38 million gallons from Pulltite Spring into the Current River. It is located across the river from the Pulltite Campground about 14 miles north of Eminence, off of Hwy. Thirty years ago the river bottom collapsed, resulting in the Current becoming a "gaining" river from a riverbottom spring which can sometimes be seen at slightly high water levels. AVG. Take the time to ask a ranger about the name of a place that catches your interest. The cabin was constructed in the "French-style" around a massive fireplace and finished Thanksgiving 1913. Akers to Pulltite: 5hrs. Current River Estimated Float Times (in hours): Upper Current: Baptist to Cedar Grove: 3hrs Cedargrove to Akers: 3hrs Akers to Pulltite: 5hrs Pulltite to Round Spring: 4hrs Round Spring to Two Rivers: 7hrs Akers to Two Rivers: 13hrs Lower Current: Van Buren to Big Spring: 2hrs Two Rivers to Powder Mill: 3hrs It sits right along the current river. Imagine the hard work it took to haul in these massive logs and build this cabin, using mostly hand tools. Pulltite to Round Spring (9 Miles) $50.00: Per Canoe Akers to Round Spring (19 Miles) $50.00: Per Canoe Akers to Pulltite (10 Miles) $50.00: Per Canoe Cedar Grove to Pulltite (18 Miles) $55.00: Per Canoe Round Spring to Two Rivers (19 Miles) $50.00: Per Canoe : Sunday thru Friday: 1 Canoe Pulltite to Round Spring (9 Miles) $48.00: Per Canoe 7-8. Over 130 miles of waterways exist within the park. $35. TAKE OUT. 26.0 Pulltite Spring and branch on right. PULLTITE CAMPGROUND We are located at Pulltite Campground which is a quiet, family oriented campground right on the Current River. The basin drains a rural area that is dominated by karst topography, underlain by dolomite and sandstone bedrock with a small area of igneous rock southeast of Eminence, Missouri. On the Jacks Fork River we float from Alley Spring to Eminence. Running River Canoe Rental on Missouri's Famous Current River 37515 State Highway 19 • Salem, Missouri 65560 Located on Hwy 19, 25 miles south of Salem, MO WE NOW RENT RAFTS! The Pulltite raft float starts at 9 am. 18. Blue Spring, another first magnitude spring, empties into the river, 9 miles (14 km) downstream from the confluence with the Jacks Fork. Pulltite is a great spot to begin and end a canoe trip. Pulltite Spring gained its name from the “tight pull” of the horse drawn teams down a steep hill next to the mills that … Welch Spring, a first magnitude spring, enters the river approximately 14 miles (23 km) downstream from the headwaters, nearly doubling the flow of the river. United States ; Missouri ... We visited the southern end of the ONSR near Cave Spring. The only way to see the cabin is by use of a boat or by wading across the river. A walk of the trail up to the spring you will see Pulltite Cabin on the left, a historic site. One-Day Float Trips. FLOAT TIME (HRS.) Pulltite Spring along the Current River offers a nice NPS campground and canoe rental. Paddle the Current River! Pulltite Hollow Valley, 2900 feet west; Pulltite Spring Spring, 3600 feet west; Fire Hydrant Spring Spring, 4100 feet southwest; Harrison Hollow Valley, 4200 feet northeast; Other Places. Other notable springs to add to the river include Cave Spring, Pulltite Spring, and Round Spring. The Current River is less than a mile... read more. The Current River is approximately 86 miles (138 km) long when it passes by the town of Van Buren and under U.S. Route 60. All are just minutes from Akers Ferry Canoe Rental and the beautiful Current River. These six men found the area on a float trip and thought it to be so beautiful and peaceful that it would make a great place for a retreat. Other notable springs to add to the river include Cave Spring, Pulltite Spring, and Round Spring. The Current River forms in the southeastern portion of the Ozarks of Missouri and becomes a 7th order stream[4] as it flows southeasterly out of the Ozarks into northeastern Arkansas where it becomes a tributary of the Black River, which is a tributary of the White River, a tributary of the Mississippi River. Originally, Pulltite was home to the Watson Mill. The campsites are well shaded and most have private access to the river. Adjacent to our campground is the public park with baseball fields, basketball court, sand volleyball court, playground, walking track and boat ramps for your enjoyment. SATURDAY RATE SCHEDULE Prices may be subject to change without notice. Both locations offer canoes, kayaks and tubes for rent, plus camping. COST PER CANOE * COST PER KAYAK ** * Cedar Grove. Sophia Moak 8,396 views. $50. Canoe and kayak rentals and outfitters can be found nearby. 25.2 Pulltite Access. The Pulltite Cabin is across the river from the campground. Running River Canoe Rental offers "pickup and return" shuttle bus transportation to these campgrounds for our floaters. Kayaking the Current River from Akers Ferry to Pulltite was the perfect way to end the summer, and wet our feet on floating the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. It is located across the river from the Pulltite Campground about 14 miles north of Eminence, off of Hwy. For best trout fishing, go a few miles upstream to the Akers Ferry area, and good smallmouth fishing can be found just downstream from Pulltite, although it gets even better below Round Spring. EE. Pulltite Spring flows out of the base of a bluff with a daily flow of 20 to 30 million gallons. There are 55 standard sites and three group sites, either at water's edge or just across the campground road from it. It sits right along the current river. This prevented the wagon from running over the team of horses. Pulltite Spring Branch The Spring branch carries a daily . Welch Spring, Pulltite Spring, Cave Spring, Blue Spring, and Big Spring among others all feed into the Current … PUT IN. RIVER MILES. Round Spring to Two Rivers: 7hrs. A modest campground along the banks of the Current River. Complete facilities are available here along with Current River Canoe Rental and small store. Discover the beauty of the Ozarks while fishing, camping, floating and site seeing. Thirty years ago the river bottom collapsed, resulting in the Current becoming a "gaining" river from a riverbottom spring which can sometimes be seen at slightly high water levels. COST PER CANOE * COST PER KAYAK ** * Cedar Grove. Other notable springs to add to the river include Cave Spring, Pulltite Spring, and Round Spring. National Weather Service River Forecast Current stage-discharge rating. To retain control, he would have to pull tightly on the reins to slowly guide the team and wagon down the hill. What sets the Current River apart as a great canoeing river is its springs. The water has a constant year round temperature of 58 degrees. A little Pulltite Spring from the Current River. Available Parameters Available Period; All 2 Available Parameters for this site : 00060 Discharge: 2001-08-13 : 2020-12-27: 00065 Gage height: 2007-10-01 : 2020-12-27: Output format Graph A trailer dump is available at Round Springs campground just downriver a bit. This station managed by the Rolla Field Office. In 1889 John P. Patton received a post office on his farm. Like many places along the Ozark Riverways, Pulltite has a colorful and interesting story behind it. RIVER MILES. This video is not long after we first started canoeing on the Current River.I have canoed this section of the river often and each time there is a major flood, the river … Pulltite Cabin is open for your exploration. SATURDAY RATE SCHEDULE Prices may be subject to change without notice. The annual daily mean discharge of the river near Doniphan, Missouri is 2,815 cubic feet (79.7 m3) per second. $10 per site per night. Near Pulltite is the Weese Cemetery. Originally, Pulltite was home to the Watson Mill. When you get in the river at Akers Ferry, you may launch with a small group of people. Posted: (4 days ago) Current River Canoe Rental is located at Pulltite Campground on the upper Current River. We canoed Pulltite to Round spring on July 23, 2012. Downstream from the headwaters approximately 52 miles (84 km) the Current River receives its largest tributary the Jacks Fork from the west near the small town of Eminence, Missouri. Mills such as these were often the heart of small Ozark hamlets. Located across the Current River from the Pulltite campground, this very short trail is accessible by boat (or wading if the river is low enough). The campsites are well shaded and most have private access to the Current River. Thirty years ago the river bottom collapsed, resulting in the Current becoming a "gaining" river from a riverbottom spring which can sometimes be seen at slightly high water levels. $50. This video is not long after we first started canoeing on the Current River.I have canoed this section of the river often and each time there is a major flood, the river changes. Downstream from the headwaters approximately 52 miles (84 km) the Current River receives its largest tributary, the Jacks Fork, from the west near the small town of Eminence, Missouri. 4-5. NOTE: The Pulltite Spring and cabin are just downstream .8 miles from the Pulltite Campground. Cave Spring Cave Spring is halfway between EE. Just down from the Pulltite Access, there is a nice spring called Pulltite Spring. The Current River is the principal stream of the Ozark National Scenic Waterways and should not be missed! The Current River is less than a mile... read more. We are counting the days until we can experience other floats on the river. Downstream from the headwaters approximately 52 miles (84 km) the Current River receives its largest tributary the Jacks Fork from the west near the small town of Eminence, Missouri. The historic Pulltite Cabin is across the river from the campground. In the next three miles there are several good gravel bars for campsites. ... Go to Carr's rental, and tell them you want to do the Pulltite to Round Spring float. Pulltite is one of the most beautiful campgrounds in the area. $35. Campground and store. Brief History: Pre-1900, a series of three mills utilized the spring branch. Brief History: Pre-1900, a series of three mills utilized the spring branch. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Current River (Ozarks), U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Montauk Spring, USGS 07068000 Current River at Doniphan, MO, Inventory and Assessment for Current River Watershed, Missouri Department of Conservation, USGS Surface Water data for US – Big Spring 1981-2009, Information compiled by the Missouri Department of Conservation, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Current_River_(Ozarks)&oldid=990501940, Tributaries of the White River (Arkansas–Missouri), Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Ozark Plateau, Mississippi Alluvial Plain, This page was last edited on 24 November 2020, at 21:02. Pulltite is a delightful campground on the Current River. Carr's Canoe Rental offers canoe, kayak, raft and tube trips on the upper Current River. The same owners also operate Carrs Canoe Rental at Round Spring Campground. Pulltite Campground Camp, 520 feet west; Pulltite Cabin Building, 3500 feet west; Boyds Creek Stream, 1 mile south; Wellsford School School, 1 mile north $35. 10. Dawn at Pulltite on Current River and Pulltite Spring - Duration: 9:59. Pulltite Campground Camp, 520 feet west; Pulltite Cabin Building, 3500 feet west; Boyds Creek Stream, 1 mile south; Wellsford School School, 1 mile north The cabin was built in the French style in which the logs are placed upright so as not to have to notch them. Cedargrove to Akers: 3hrs. Just below on the same side of the river, are several other minor but interesting springs, one of which is the “Fire Hydrant Spring” gushing from a small cave in the bluff. It was hard work both ways. $35. Therefore the area became known as Pulltight. There are an abundance of natural springs and caves to enjoy along the Current River. Individual campsites and group campsites can be reserved by contacting RESERVE USA (1-877-444-6777). You … Like many places along the Ozark Riverways, Pulltite has a colorful and interesting story behind it. We kayaked from cedar grove and camped at pulltite. The Current River flows past the campground, offering excellent canoeing, tubing, swimming and fishing. The Cedar Grove raft float starts at 8:30 am, 10:00 am and 12 noon. In October 2017, we stayed in our Travel Trailer at Pulltite Campground in Salem, MO. AVG. Montauk Spring makes up most of the consistent flow of the headwaters, providing ideal conditions for trout fishing. 26.0 Pulltite Spring and branch on right. As with many Ozark communities, the story of its name begins with the desire for a post office. They provided adequate flotation devices for everyone and couldn’t have been … They sent a bus to pick us up right at our cabins, and arrived promptly at 8:15 as promised. Posted: (5 days ago) The Current River Floating the Current River, with its many springs, crystal-clear water and towering bluffs, is one of the most scenic canoe trips in the nation. For best trout fishing, go a few miles upstream to the Akers Ferry area, and good smallmouth fishing can be found just downstream from Pulltite, although it gets even better below Round Spring. was built as a vacation lodge in 1913 and is currently open for viewing. I too think the overall scenery is better from Round Spring to Two Rivers, but the river is a bit slower and the jetboats can be thick on weekends. The spring’s branch daily flow into the river is between 20-30 million gallons. From there we took the 15-20 minute drive to Pulltite Access where they set us up with clean and newer kayaks and canoes. Pulltite. The spring is located close to Pulltite campground, about 14 miles north of Eminence off of highway EE. Both locations offer canoes, kayaks and tubes for rent, plus camping. The river is fairly gentle and is considered to have mostly class 1 rapids and a couple rated class 2. Discover the beauty of the Ozarks while fishing, camping, floating and site seeing. Pulltite is a delightful campground on the Current River. The upper Current River outfitters can only send canoes into the middle current if they are … WHAT TO EXPECT AS YOU FLOAT FROM AKERS TO PULLTITE ON THE CURRENT RIVER, MO. Pulltite has many stories to tell, as do many of the places around the Ozark Riverways. There is a 0.3-mile trail that leads back to Pulltite Spring and the old Pulltite Cabin. When these mills went out of business the mill towns soon followed them into oblivion. The spring flows from the rock structures at the bottom of a cliff forming a small pool. Akers. In the center of the cabin is a pine log that is 38 feet long. The water looks like sapphires, and there are many unique stops from the caves, to welch spring hospital, akers ferry, and more. Call (573) 858-3284 to reserve. [6] Big Spring empties into the river providing nearly 470 cubic feet (13 m3) of water per second. NOTE TO SELF: I need to add Pulltite Spring and Cabin to this page -- find those files. Akers to Two Rivers: 13hrs. PUT IN. Pulltite is a campground maintained by the National Park Service and is a quiet, family-oriented campground right on the Current River. Complete facilities are available here along with Current River Canoe Rental and small store. A little Pulltite Spring from the Current River. Must start the trip by 9 am. $35. This spring was known as Pulltight for it was a tight pull for the horses as they worked to make it up the steep hill heavily laden with meal after visiting the Watson Mill. [7] From Big Spring the river continues southeasterly leaving the Ozark National Scenic Riverways 105 miles (169 km) from the headwaters. The campsites are well shaded, most have private access to the river, and they all have picnic tables and grills. Canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, and camping are very popular activities along the Current River. The historic Pulltite Cabin is across the river from the campground. 7-8. Pulltite features the 1.5 mile Pulltite Trail, which has exhibits along the way about the Ozark forest. Three different mills were built at the spring over the years between the Civil War and 1911. 19. Brief History: Pre-1900, a series of three mills utilized the spring branch. CREDIT: Chris Kilcullen. [4] In 1964, over 134 mi (160 km) of the upper course of the river and its tributaries were federally protected as the Ozark National Scenic Riverways,[5] the first national park in America to protect a river system. Other notable springs to add to the river include Cave Spring, Pulltite Spring, and Round Spring. Posted by 4 hours ago. The third mill was powered by an undershot wheel and was built close to the point at which the spring empties into the river. Park staff have recently refurbished the log framework. From here the river slows as it exits the Ozark Highlands, the river continues its slow silt laden path into Arkansas where it receives the Little Black River from the northeast before it joins the Black River near Pocahontas, Arkansas. Pulltite to Round Spring One-man, sit-on-top KAYAKS available for all our floats! The Pulltite Cabin is just down the trail from Pulltite Spring. Pulltite features the 1.5 mile Pulltite Trail, which has … share. The cabin is next to the Pulltite Spring. If you like to camp near streams, Pulltite is the place for you. Pulltite Campground - Very Nice - Ozark National Scenic Riverways. The cabin was completed on the day before Thanksgiving in 1913. 4-5. The river then flows through Mark Twain National Forest until reaching Doniphan, Missouri and passes under U.S. Route 160. Powered by the springs daily 20-to-30-million-gallon outflow, this mill deep in … Mills were important social gathering places. Devil's Well - Duration: 4:00. The cabin was constructed in the "French-style" around a massive fireplace and finished Thanksgiving 1913. Located just a mile off 19 between Akers and Pulltite on the Current River we are convenient to many of the access points for fishing and floating as well as many other outdoor activities like hiking, biking, hunting, and exploring. Pulltite. The uppermost reaches of the river are swift with numerous riffles broken by deep pools of crystal clear water, further downstream the riffles continue but get further apart. current river campground, Campground on the Current River. A walk of the trail up to the spring you will see Pulltite Cabin on the left, a historic site. Pulltite Cabin Trail: 0.2 miles round trip. $55. 27.2 Pulltite Spring and branch on right. South of Van Buren a few miles the Current River receives its second biggest tributary, the largest spring in the Ozarks and one of the largest single spring outlets known in the world. The way down to the mill was so steep that the driver would have to brace the back wheels of the wagon with a chain or tree limb. The spelling was shortened recently to "Pulltite.". 3 comments. You can get free wifi at the Echo Bluff State Park lodge about 10 minutes away. There are an abundance of natural springs and caves to enjoy along the Current River. Carr's Canoe Rental offers canoe, kayak, raft and tube trips on the upper Current River. Akers. Take a quiet walk through history by reading the headstones of those that have gone before us. Current River Canoe Rental is located at Pulltite Campground on the upper Current River. Day 5: (Pulltite to Round Springs) After breaking camp we’ll cross the river to visit the Pulltite Spring, a clear, aqua-blue spring lush with watercress and aquatic plants. One-Day Float Trips. As with many Ozark communities, the … Pulltite Campground - Very Nice - Ozark National Scenic Riverways. The Current River is spring fed and moves through stunning Ozark landscapes, with bluffs ranging in height from 12 feet to 200 feet. Pulltite. His quest for a name for his post office lead him to the spring area up river about a mile. $55. 7-8. THIS IS NOT A PARTY RIVER. The Current River is approximately 184 miles (296 km) long and drains about 2,641 square miles (6,840 km2)[4] of land mostly in Missouri and a small portion of land in northeastern Arkansas. Wow, the current river really is the mecca of Missouri float trip. In the next three miles there are several good gravel bars for campsites. current river state park, Our rental office is located at Akers, Missouri on Current River, 16.7 miles from its source at Montauk State Park and 23 miles from Salem, Missouri. The same owners also operate Carrs Canoe Rental at Round Spring Campground. Downstream from the headwaters approximately 52 miles (84 km) the Current River receives its largest tributary, the Jacks Fork, from the west near the small town of Eminence, Missouri. Just downstream of Pulltite are Fire Hydrant and Sand Boil Springs, at the river's edge. Close. NOTE: The "middle section of the Current River" is serviced by various outfiters from both the Current River and the Jacks Fork (for those trips extending pass Two Rivers). Close. The National Park Service hopes to restore it to its former beauty. Across the river is the historic Pulltite Springand Cabin, where gristmills operated from the mid-1800s until 1911. There are 55 standard sites and three group sites, either at water's edge or just across the campground road from it. Which makes it one of only a few places, you can kayak in the middle of winter. The outer logs used to build the cabin are also quite impressive. United States ; Missouri ... We visited the southern end of the ONSR near Cave Spring. 9:59. save hide report. Kayaking adventure on the Current River from Akers Ferry to Pulltite, including Cave Spring, in Missouri. Pulltite. Over 130 miles of waterways exist within the park. There is a 0.3-mile trail that leads back to Pulltite Spring and the old Pulltite Cabin. Pulltite. Other notable springs to add to the river include Cave Spring, Pulltite Spring, and Round Spring. $50. INFORMATION 573-858-3371. Of all the rivers in Missouri’s Big Springs Country, the Current is the most spring … 2 0. After leaving Montauk State Park the river enters the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Each of these required a small dam to more efficiently harness the power of the spring. Carr’s Canoe Rental got the call for our Current River float trip, and they were exceptional. Canoe and kayak rentals and outfitters can be found nearby. Just below on the same side of the river, are several other minor but interesting springs, one of which is the “Fire Hydrant Spring” gushing from a small cave in the bluff. Pulltite to Round Spring: 4hrs. Upstream from Pultite fishing isn't real good for trout or smallmouth, although you can find fair numbers of both. A modest campground along the banks of the Current River. Just downstream of Pulltite are Fire Hydrant and Sand Boil Springs, at the river's edge. KC's Campground is conveniently located at our float trip takeout spot and just a short walk to our store. These stories are as old, and as fascinating, as the history of the land. Round Spring. 27.0 Boyds Creek on right. The Current River flows past the campground, offering excellent canoeing, tubing, swimming and fishing. Campground and store. A late afternoon Current River Kayak Trip from Pulltite to Round Spring Campground TAKE OUT. Pulltite Campground in Salem, Missouri: 3 reviews, 0 photos, & 1 tips from fellow RVers. 27.2 Pulltite Spring and branch on right. *MOST HAVE HOT TUBS*--- REVIEWS *MILE MARKER 21* Shannondale Troublesome Hollow Primitive Campsites - Located 1/2 way between Akers Ferry and Pulltite Spring on Hwy. The first mill was turbine powered and located near the present cabin. The Current River begins in Montauk State Park located in the southwestern corner of Dent County in southeastern Missouri. Thirty years ago the river bottom collapsed, resulting in the Current becoming a "gaining" river from a riverbottom spring which can sometimes be seen at slightly high water levels. 11. Brief History: Pre-1900, a series of three mills utilized the spring branch. While farmers waited for their grain to be ground they passed the time of day and shared news. After purchasing the surrounding land and spring the Corporation built the cabin and had the dams in the spring rebuilt, hoping to improve the fishing. There are flush toilets, central water supply, and new shower facilities. 18. Pulltite Campground in Salem is rated 6.7 of 10 at Campground Reviews. Why "Jerk Tail," why "Troublesome Hollow," why "Powder Mill"? Upstream from Pultite fishing isn't real good for trout or smallmouth, although you can find fair numbers of both. The confluence of Pigeon Creek and Montauk Spring form the headwaters of the river. Our group of 19 used a local outfitter for our adventure. This long, narrow campground stretches along a bend of the Current River. The Pulltite Cabin is just down the trail from Pulltite Spring. Pulltite is a great spot to begin and end a canoe trip. To slowly guide the team and wagon down the trail from Pulltite Spring Duration..., a series of three mills utilized the Spring branch carries a daily flow of the Current River is than! 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