Canton Ferry Access (Canton)

Driving Directions

From Highway 61 at Canton, take Highway 16 east 1 mile, then 4th Street north two blocks, then Henderson Street east, and Front Street south to the access.


This area offers access to the Mississippi River. There is a boat ramp with a courtesy dock. The city maintains a riverside trail. 

About This Area

Canton Ferry Access is maintained by the City of Canton. This was one of the first Community Assistance Program agreement projects by the Missouri Department of Conservation. This agreement was renewed in 2006.

General Information





City of Canton

Canton City Hall at 573-288-4413.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Mississippi River   
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Walleye, Sauger, Freshwater Drum, and Common Carp 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   On the Mississippi River 
Dock - Boat/Courtesy    
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Mississippi River 0.10 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Total Area Acres:1.00 

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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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