Aquilla Access

Driving Directions

From Aquilla, take Route M west 1 mile, then County Road 223 north to the Castor River bridge.


This forest and old field area provides boat access to the Castor River.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Old Channel of Castor River   
Fishing - Bass Fair population. Largemouth bass 
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Carp and Buffalo 
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair population.  
Trapping with Special Use Permit   

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   On Castor River for canoes and small boats. 
Parking Lotaccessible  1-Gravel Parking lot with a concrete pad. 

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishless Pond Small pond 0.25 acres  
Stream - Permanent Old Channel of Castor River 1.00 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 54.00  
Old Field 38.00  
Total Area Acres:92.00 

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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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