Wyaconda Crossing Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Canton, take Highway 81 northwest 4.50 miles, and County Road 145 ST west 1.25 miles.

Highlights

The Wyaconda River flows through this forest area.

About This Area

Wyaconda Crossing Conservation Area is located in Lewis County. This 148-acre area is forested with various bottomland species, such as American Sycamore, Eastern Cottonwood, Pin Oak, Green Ash, and River Birch.

General Information

Northeast

Lewis

573-248-2530

Owned by MDC

  • The north section of this area is land locked by private landowners.  The only access is by the Wyaconda River. 

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Camping - Primitive Area  Camping allowed on or adjacent to area parking lots. No camping along roadways. No amenities provided. 
Camping - Walk-in/Float-in/Backpack  Except during firearms deer and turkey seasons.  
Canoeing  Wyaconda River 
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair 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-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.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Other Parking pull off  Not signed or graveled. Just a pull off area along side of road. If soil is wet parking area may not be accessible.  

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Wyaconda River 1.52 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Old Field 3.00  
Forest and Woodland 144.66 All bottomland forest 
Total Area Acres:147.66 

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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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