Hyer Woods Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Salem, take Highway 72 north 13 miles, then County Road 2070 west, then an immediate right (north) on Old Highway 72 across the bridge, then County Road 2060 left (west) and the area is on the left.


This is an upland hardwood forest. 

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Hiking  A short access trail leads to a small spring.  
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Archery methods only.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good 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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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Spring  0.10 # gallons per day  
Stream - Permanent Hyer Branch 0.25 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 30.00  
Total Area Acres:30.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Hiking Trail (Easy) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 0.25 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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