Robert H. Thompson Conservation Area

This area is subject to flooding. Check local conditions, and do not drive onto flooded roadways.

About this Area

For more information call
(573) 248-2530
Total Acres

Thompson (Robert H) CA

Thompson (Robert H) CA
Missouri Department of Conservation

A concrete boat ramp and parking lot is available adjacent to the lock and dam and is operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers. Foot traffic is welcome. No vehicles are permitted off of the roadway or parking lot.

The area is prone to flooding when the Mississippi River approaches flood stage.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Fishing
    • Catfish,
    • Suckers,
    • Walleye/Sauger,
    • White Bass
  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • BoundaryBoundary
  • MDC Road - UnimprovedMDC Road - Unimproved

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
From Highway 36 in Hannibal, take Highway 79 south 9.40 miles, Route E east 0.60 miles to stop sign, Route E continues right for 1 mile and ends at Lock and Dam #22. Robert H. Thompson Conservation Area is 200 feet downstream from Saverton Lock and Dam #22.
Area Regulations