Valley Water Mill Lake (Watershed Committee of the Ozarks)

Driving Directions

From Springfield, take Highway 65 north, exit at Valley Water Mill Road, then go west approximately 1.40 miles to parking on the left side of the road.


This is a 13-acre lake at Valley Water Mill Lake Park. The lake is being managed for quality largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel catfish fishing. The angling facilities at the lake include a shoreline trail and two fishing platforms.

General Information





Watershed Committee of the Ozarks

Watershed Committee of the Ozarks at (417) 866-1127.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Fair population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Fishing Jetty/Platformaccessible  Construction completed  
Parking Lotaccessible   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Valley Water Mill Lake 13.00 acres Fishing is limited to shoreline access only.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 13.00 Disabled accessible parking, a trail and two fishing jetties are available at the lake and adjoining property. The Watershed Committeee of the Ozarks has additional public use facilities on the tract of land (approximately 100 acres) around the lake. 
Total Area Acres:13.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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