Pikes Camp Access

Driving Directions

From Wardsville, take Route W south 1 mile. The access is located 20.40 river miles above the mouth of the Osage River.


This area consists of forest and cropland. Facilities/features: boat ramp, permanent stream (Osage River).

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Camping - Individual Campsites  No amenities provided. 
Canoeing  Boat ramp at Osage River Access 
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Carp, Drum, Buffalo, Paddlefish 
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Statewide regulations.  
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
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   Osage River  
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   Primitive Camping in designated area only. 
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Osage River 1.00 miles Some of the area downstream from the ramp is too steep for comfortable bank fishing.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 100.00  
Old Field 35.00  
Crop Land 35.00  
Total Area Acres:170.02 

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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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