Soulard Access

Driving Directions

From Palmyra, take Highway 61 north 6 miles, then County Road 344 east 1.50 miles.


This forest area offers access to the Fabius River and the Mississippi River, which is just downstream. There are several fishing jetties.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(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 all firearms deer and turkey seasons. 
Canoeing  Concrete boat ramp access to the Fabius River. 
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population. Fish woody cover. 
Fishing - Other Good population. Common Carp, Freshwater Drum, Gar Species 
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hunting-Deer Good population. See regulations.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair 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   Access to the Fabius River. 
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Fabius River 2.70 miles Fabius River, approximately 1 mile above confluence with Pool 22 of the Mississippi River.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 270.00  
Total Area Acres:270.00 

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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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