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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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Sidewalk on Davis Dean CA

Located north of West Plains, this 172-acre area has a mile-long trail, an archery range, and good populations of rabbit, squirrel, deer and turkey.

Gravel road running through Fort Crowder CA.

Eleven miles of trails take visitors through forests, grasslands, and old fields. Formerly an army base, this 2,300-acre area has a shooting range, archery range, plenty of turkey and deer.

Scenic view overlooking DuPont Reservation Conservation Area

Great fall color and spectacular views of the Mississippi River floodplain can be found on this mostly forested area, along with good deer, turkey, and squirrel populations.

Woods at Grannys Acres

This 351-acre area is a good hiking challenge, with rocky, steep hills and some long climbs along glades and through old-growth woodlands.

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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.