Short Bend Access

Driving Directions

From Salem, take Highway 19 northeast about 9 miles.

Highlights

This forest and old fields area offers access to the Meramec River. Please check special fishing regulations for the Meramec River.

General Information

Ozark

Dent

573-729-3182

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Meramec River   
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Suckers. 
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-Squirrel Fair population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair population. Turkey regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Spring Turkey or Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Meramec River 0.60 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Old Field 45.00  
Forest and Woodland 31.30  
Glade 3.40  
Other 3.80 Gravel Bars 
Total Area Acres:86.61 

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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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