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Use our “Places to Go” feature for updates on area closures. Search for a specific area or areas near you using the appropriate search fields. Next, click on the area name listed under the map to get any closure information.

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Creek surrounded by tress on Angeline Conservation Area

Explore almost 40,000 acres of rugged forests nestled in the heart of the Ozarks. This area includes a scenic overlook on Highway 19, a shooting range, lookout tower, and over 9 miles of equestrian trails.

Colorful sunset reflected in the Osage River from a scenic overlook at Painted Rock CA

The Osage River flows through this area, which offers impressive views along high river bluffs and excellent wildlife watching.

Stream at Millstream Gardens CA

This area boasts an archery range, hiking trails through woodlands, and the St. Francis River, which flows through the popular Tiemann Shut-ins.

Field of purple coneflowers at Huzzah CA

Rugged forest terrain, the Meramec River, and the Huzzah and Courtois Creeks draw many visitors to this area located in Crawford County.

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Accessible Outdoors

The Department is removing barriers that prevent people with disabilities from enjoying the outdoors. Throughout the state, new construction and renovations are improving access to Conservation Department areas, buildings, and shooting ranges.

Dove Hunting Areas

Get a list of all conservation areas managed for dove hunting.