Headwaters Access

Due to flood waters, construction at Headwaters Access is delayed. Closure will continue until construction project is complete. End date of construction will be contingent on river levels and weather conditions.

About this Area

Total Acres
12.5

Leased from Little River Drainage District

When Cape Girardeau gauge is at 33', water is on the parking lot. When Cape Girardeau gauge is 6-8', water is too shallow to access the Mississippi River

GPS Coordinates N 37 DEG W 089 DEG 33.940

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Fishing
    • Catfish,
    • Crappie,
    • Sunfish,
    • Black Bass,
    • White Bass
  • Boat LandingBoat Landing
  • 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
Directions
In Cape Girardeau, take Highway 74/61 south, then Old Highway 61 (S. Kingshighway) south at the access sign.
Area Regulations