Flatwoods Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Piedmont, take Route B east 4 miles.


This is a forest area. Facilities/features: firearms/archery ranges and two intermittent streams.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List. Designated an Important Bird Area by Audubon Missouri.  
Camping - Primitive Area  No amenities provided. 
Camping - Walk-in/Float-in/Backpack  Seasonal closures may apply. 
Dog Training with Special Use Permit   
Hiking  No designated trails, hiking opportunities along interior access trails. 
Hunting-Deer Good population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Good population. Turkey regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Spring Turkey or Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Other  Archery and Firearms shooting ranges on area.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
OtheraccessibleFirearms shooting range  Archery and firearms shooting ranges are both present on the area.  
Other Archery shooting range   
Parking Lotaccessible  1-Gravel Parking Lot with a concrete pad. 

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishless Pond  0.25 acres Small wildlife watering holes.  
Stream - Intermittent Rings Creek 2.00 miles  
Stream - Intermittent Big Lake Creek 2.00 miles  
Stream - Intermittent  1.00 miles Each stream is about 0.5 mile in length.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 935.00  
Total Area Acres:907.07 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information






1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset, unless posted otherwise.

Click Shooting Ranges for more information.

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