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The following restrictions apply to any vessel that is easily susceptible to swamping, tipping, or rolling (such as a canoe, kayak, or inner tube) and is carrying foodstuffs or beverages while operating on any of Missouri’s navigable waterways.

  • No one may have or use glass containers within a vessel (prescribed drugs are excepted).
  • All persons using a cooler, icebox, or containers other than glass for foodstuffs and beverages must:
    • Ensure that the container is sealed to prevent the contents from spilling into the water.
    • Affix to the vessel a container or bag, capable of being securely closed, to contain their trash.
    • Transport all of their trash to a place where the materials may be disposed of safely and lawfully.
    • Safely secure any glass containers to prevent breaking or falling overboard.
Aluminum can
Glass bottle
Six pack plastic rings