Fort Pike Access

Driving Directions

In St. Francisville, take River Road one block east from Route B to access entrance.


This area provides access to the Des Moines River. There is a boat ramp.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Camping - Primitive Area  Camping is allowed in the parking lot. This is not recommended as a camping destination. No amenities are provided.  
Canoeing  Des Moines River   
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Carp and drum 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   Des Moines River   
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Des Moines River 0.10 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Grassland (non-prairie) 1.00  
Other 1.04  
Total Area Acres:2.04 

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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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