Brush Creek Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Humansville, take Route N west 2 miles, then Farm Road 7 north 0.80 mile.

Highlights

This area is mostly forested with upland woodland, bottomland forest, and glade communities. Facilities/features: permanent stream (Brush Creek).

About This Area

Brush Creek Conservation Area is a 160-acre area in Polk County.

Brush Creek Conservation Area was acquired in part through the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act administered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

The area highlights both forest and woodland natural communities, as well as a small glade. The area is home to a variety of wildlife species, including deer, turkey, squirrel, and raccoon.

Access to the stream is difficult due to steep slopes.

General Information

Southwest

Polk

417-895-6880

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair 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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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Brush Creek 0.25 miles Less than quarter mile stretch on northeast corner of area 

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 158.07  
Total Area Acres:158.07 

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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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