Goose Creek CA

About this Area

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(417) 895-6880
Total Acres

Goose Creek CA contains a total of 880 acres and is divided into five separate tracts. They are the Phillipsburg Tract (160 acres), Charity tract (240 acres), Oak Summitt Tract (200 acres), Frisco Tract (240 acres), Phillipsburg Towersite (40 acres). This forest lies in both Laclede and Dallas Counties close to I-44 and is accessible by County Roads. See Area map.

These tracts are mostly mixed oak forest with small openings and old fields.

Various phases of multiple use management are often conducted on the area. Forest improvement practices which could include selective harvests, regeneration of forest stands, watershed protection, and wildlife habitat improvement are among the cultural practices utilized by area managers. Some glade restoration has been accomplished.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Hunting
    • Deer,
    • Rabbit,
    • Squirrel,
    • Turkey
  • Bird Watching
  • Trapping
    • Special Use Permit
  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • BoundaryBoundary

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sunday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Goose Creek Conservation Area consists of five tracts within eight miles of the I-44 Conway exit. See map for details.
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information