Lake Girardeau CA

About this Area

Total Acres
350.7

Lake Girardeau Conservation Area is near Crump in Cape Girardeau County, 14 miles southwest of Jackson on Route U and Route RA.

The Conservation Department acquired this 351-acre area in 1962 and constructed a 162-acre lake here in 1964. The lake features two disabled-accessible fishing piers and a concrete boat ramp and offers good fishing for bass, bluegill, catfish and crappie.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
    • Individual Campsites
  • Fishing
    • Black Bass,
    • Catfish,
    • Crappie,
    • Sunfish
  • Boat Landing (Disabled Accessible)Boat Landing (Disabled Accessible)
  • Camping SiteCamping Site
  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Fishing DockFishing Dock
  • Managed Public WaterbodyManaged Public Waterbody
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • Privy (Disabled Accessible)Privy (Disabled Accessible)
  • PrivyPrivy
  • 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
From Jackson, take Highway 34 west 7 miles, then Route U south 6 miles to the area. Watch for signs.
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information