In partnership with the Alton Convention and Visitor's Center, BMA offers a monthly scheduled day trip leaving from the Grafton Marina and paddling in our signature voyageur canoes to the take out at Piasa Creek. Meet us at the Grafton Marina for outfitting and boarding. The trip highlights the braided network of channels created by pristine river islands. Stopping and exploring on one of these islands is part of this experience. Our Big Muddy Shuttle Bus will meet us at Piasa Creek Access to return you to Grafton where you can complete your day with some shopping, eating ,and drinking in this quaint river village. Meet up for this trip is 9 am at Grafton Marina. All canoes and paddling equipment provided. No paddling experience required.