Bennett Spring Access

Driving Directions

From Lebanon, take Highway 64 west 12 miles, accesss is just across the Niangua River Bridge.

Highlights

This area offers access to the Niangua River. There are two boat ramps.

About This Area

This access provides wade fishing and float fishing access to the Niangua River.

Both brown trout and rainbow trout are stocked in portions of the Niangua River.

General Information

Southwest

Dallas

417-532-4418

Owned by MDC

  • Provides wade fishing and float fishing access to the Niangua River.
  • Both brown trout and rainbow trout are stocked in portions of the Niangua River.
  • Area Subject to Flash Flooding.
  • Firearms firing single projectiles are prohibited except for deer hunting as authorized in the annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List. Designated an Important Bird Area by Audubon Missouri.  
Canoeing  Niangua River  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Fair population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Good population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Fishing - Trout Good population.  
Hunting-Deer Good population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
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.  
Trapping with Special Use Permit   

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   Niangua River  
Boat Ramp - Stream - Other   Niangua River  
Other Septic lagoons  Facilities for state park.  
Parking Lotaccessible   
Privy/Restroomaccessible   

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Niangua River 0.50 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Other 7.00  
Grassland (non-prairie) 5.00  
Forest and Woodland 166.00  
Total Area Acres:178.00 

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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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