White Ranch CA

About this Area

For more information call
(417) 256-7161
Total Acres
6703.0

White Ranch Conservation Area is located in Howell County, approximately 11 miles south of West Plains. White Ranch is the local name for a region of land previously owned by Harry White. The 6,703-acre area is mostly forested.
Visitors to the area will find abundant populations of deer, turkey, and other forest wildlife species. The area offers fishing opportunities along the South Fork of the Spring River.
A shooting range is located near the end of Trail #6. Its facilities include a 50- and 100-yard rifle range, plus an area set aside for shotguns. The parking lot, ranges, and public restrooms are accessible to disabled users.
During your visit to the area, you may notice various forest management activities that are designed to improve tree growth, quality, and species composition. These practices also improve wildlife habitat and watershed quality.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Hunting
    • Squirrel,
    • Turkey,
    • Deer,
    • Dove,
    • Rabbit
  • Fishing
    • Black Bass,
    • Rock Bass,
    • Sunfish
  • Camping
    • Individual Campsites
  • Shooting Range
    • Shotgun,
    • Rifle or Pistol
  • Camping SiteCamping Site
  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Managed Public WaterbodyManaged Public Waterbody
  • Natural AreaNatural Area
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • Picnic AreaPicnic Area
  • Privy (Disabled Accessible)Privy (Disabled Accessible)
  • Rifle / Pistol Range (Disabled Accessible)Rifle / Pistol Range (Disabled Accessible)
  • Shotgun RangeShotgun Range
  • 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 West Plains, take Highway 17 south 7.50 miles, then County Road 8390 south 5 miles to the area.
Shooting Range Info
Range Name
White Ranch CA
Range Id
2946
Maintenance Days
Varies
Business Hours
1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset, unless posted otherwise.
Type of Complex
Unstaffed
Range Type
Rifle/Pistol
Target Distance
50,100
Disabled Access
Yes
Range Name
White Ranch CA
Range Id
3029
Maintenance Days
Varies
Business Hours
1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset, unless posted otherwise.
Type of Complex
Unstaffed
Range Type
Shotgun Informal/Patterning
Disabled Access
No
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information