Big Drywood Creek Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Nevada, take Highway 54 west 6 miles.


This is a mostly wetlands area.

About This Area

This area is 13 acres and contains four small mitigated wetland pools.

General Information

Kansas City



Owned by MDC

  • For questions regarding area information or regulations please contact the Four Rivers Area Headquarters office at (417) 395-2341. If no one is in the office, please leave a message. If you need to speak to someone immediately you may call the El Dorado Springs office at (417) 876-5226.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
No Developed Facilities

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Other  4.00 count Man-made marsh pools along Highway 54 
Stream - Permanent Big Drywood 0.33 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Wetland 13.00  
Total Area Acres:12.50 

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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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