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Photo of gravel bar and bluff along Clifty Creek

Due to the rugged terrain in this part of the state, much of this area has seen little change since settlement times and due to the lack of fire has developed into an overstocked forest.

Field at Bee Creek

Bee Creek CA was donated in 2011 to the Missouri Department of Conservation.  The area consists of forest, cropland, old field, and straddles Bee Creek.

Walking Trail

August G. Beckemeier Conservation Area was donated to the Missouri Department of Conservation by Minna Waldmann in 1996. The area is named for Mrs. Waldmann's father who purchased the land in 1905.

Open field on Aspinwall Bend CA

The Aspinwall Bend Conservation Area is composed of four separate tracts.  The west tract is only accessible from the Missouri River.

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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 with dove hunting, or download maps of areas managed for doves.