Myrtle Access


The Myrtle Access and Facilities associated with the access are open to public use. However the boat ramp remains closed to public use because of damages from the recent flooding.

Driving Directions

From Thayer, take Highway 142 east 15 miles, then Route H south 4 miles to the end of the pavement, then County Road H-278 another 2 miles.


This forest area offers access to the Eleven Point River. There is a boat ramp.

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • Paved boat ramp on the Eleven Point River.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Camping - Individual Campsites  Three gravel pads with fire ring and picnic table.  
Camping - Primitive Area  Two tent-only camp sites located west of boat ramp  
Canoeing  Eleven Point River   
Fishing - Bass Good population. Smallmouth - There is a 15-inch minimum length limit , one fish daily special regulation on smallmouth bass from Thomasville Access to the AR stateline.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Goggle-eye, suckers, chain pickerel, walleye - There is a 8-inch minimum length limit, 15 fish daily special regulation on goggle-eye from Thomasville Access to the AR stateline. There is a 18-inch minimum length limit, 4 fish daily special regulation on walleye from Thomasville Access to the AR stateline  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   On the Eleven Point River. 
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   2 spots in the woods for primitive camping  
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   Gravel spot for trailer  
Parking Lotaccessible   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Eleven Point River 0.25 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 29.00 Most of the forest are old fields that have been planted with trees. 
Total Area Acres:29.00 

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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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