Big John Access

Driving Directions

From Buffalo, take Highway 32 east 2 miles, then Engle Lane north 1 mile, then Steelman Road east 0.25 mile to the Niangua River.


This is a forest area. Facilities/features: permanent stream (Niangua River).

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Niangua River  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Suckers 
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Trapping with Special Use Permit  By special use permit only. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Other   Gravel bar only. Niangua River.  
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Niangua River 0.25 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 16.00  
Total Area Acres:15.86 

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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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