1012d. Directions

Upper Independence-Wayne City River Landing

E Kentucky Rd and N River Blvd (north .4) 

Independence, MO    

N 39° 8' 6.99"             W 94° 25' 28.97"

The Upper Independence—Wayne City River Landing is on the south bank of the Missouri River, between an area known as “Cement City” and Sugar Creek, Mo., 3.25 miles north of Independence. The inaccessible landing is owned by Lafarge Cement Corporation (formerly, Missouri Portland Cement Co.). However, the overlook to the Missouri River above the landing, on N River Blvd, north of E. Kentucky Rd and just south of the Wayne City Road intersection, is open to the public with historical interpretive signage.

From US 24 Hwy:

North on N River Blvd (2.0).

Slight left on Wayne City Rd (.1).

Park on left side of road at interpretive panels and overlook.