Wappapello Lake Management Lands

Driving Directions

From the junction of Highways 34/67 north of Silva, take Highway 34 west about 2.50 miles.


This area has forest, old fields, and cropland. Facilities/features: primitive camping, hiking trail, designated horse trail, and three permanent streams (St. Francis River, Logan Creek and Clark Creek). No access to Wappapello Lake from these lands.

General Information





(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bicycling  On Ozark Trail only. 
Bird Watching  Good opportunities exist due to diverse habitats. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List. This area is listed as an Important Bird Area by the Audubon Society of Missouri.  
Camping - Primitive Area  No amenities provided. 
Canoeing  St. Francis River  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. White bass during the spring. 
Fishing - Other Good population. Walleye and goggle-eye 
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Hiking  Ozark Trail and interior access roads and trails.  
Horseback Riding  Restricted to the Ozark Trail. 
Hunting-Deer Good population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Dove Fair population.  
Hunting-Quail Fair population.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair population. Turkey regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Spring Turkey or Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishless Pond  1.00 acres These are small wildlife watering holes. 
Stream - Permanent Clark Creek 1.00 miles One mile of frontage  
Stream - Permanent St. Francis River 4.00 miles Four miles of frontage  
Stream - Permanent Logan Creek 1.00 miles One mile of frontage  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Crop Land 140.00  
Forest and Woodland 1037.00  
Wetland 7.00  
Grassland (non-prairie) 696.00  
Total Area Acres:1880.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Ozark Trail (Moderate) Multi-Use (Hike/Bike/Horse) 4.20 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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