Teszars Woods Conservation Area

Driving Directions

East of Arnold on Telegraph Road (off of Highway 61/67), then east on Rockwood Drive.


This forest area is adjacent to the Meramec River.

About This Area

Teszars Woods is located in the City of Arnold. It is just south of Flamm City Access and adjoins the access through City of Arnold Park property.

The area is leased to and managed by the City of Arnold, Parks and Recreation Department, 636-282-2380.

General Information

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Owned by MDC,Leased

  • Teszars Woods Conservation Area is leased to and maintained by the City of Arnold, Parks and Recreation Department, 636-282-2380

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  A shrub-scrub wetland on the area offers bird watching opportunities. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population. Channels and flatheads  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Carp, suckers, paddlefish, drum, white bass  
Hiking  Hiking opportunities available on area access trails. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Other Shrub-scrub wetland 3.00 count 3 acres 
Stream - Permanent Meramec River 1.00 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 60.00  
Wetland 30.00 Forested wetland and shrub-scrub wetlands exist along the Meramec River. 
Total Area Acres:180.57 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Teszars Woods Trail (Moderate) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 0.25 
Meramec River Trail (Easy) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 0.60 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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