Bohigian Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From I-44 in Doolittle, take Route T south to Newburg, then Route P west 5 miles, then Route AA south to parking lot.

About This Area

The Bohigian Conservation Area was purchased in 2006 with funds from the Stream Stewardship Fund, The Missouri Department of Conservation, and private donors. The purpose of the purchase was to improve fishing access to Mill Creek, a Blue Ribbon Trout Area.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Forest Interior Species. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Fishing - Trout Good population. Mill Creek is a Blue Ribbon Trout Area from Yelton Spring to the Little Piney River. 
Hiking  There are no designated trails. 
Hunting-Deer Good population. Fall deer/turkey booklet.  
Hunting-Quail Good population.  
Hunting-Rabbit Good population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Good population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and annual Spring Turkey Hunting Information booklet.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Spring Hudgens Spring  6460000.00 # gallons per day Hudgens Spring 0.64–6.46 million gallons per day  
Stream - Permanent Mill Creek 1.20 miles The section of Mill Creek that runs through the area is a Blue Ribbon Trout Area. 

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Grassland (non-prairie) 40.00  
Old Field 30.00  
Forest and Woodland 357.00  
Wetland 10.00 This wetland is classified as a fen.  
Total Area Acres:437.00 

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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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