Norfork Lake Management Lands

Driving Directions

Norfork Lake is about 20 miles southwest of West Plains, and can be reached from Route O, Route T, or Highway 160.

Highlights

This area contains mostly forest along with cropland, wetlands and glades. Facilities,/features: boat ramp, boat rental, boat dock, improved camping, picnic area, and Norfork Lake (1,000 acres).

General Information

Ozark

Ozark

417-256-7161

Leased

  • Facilities are owned and maintained by the Corps of Engineers.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Norfork Lake  
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Walleye  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Hunting-Deer Good population. Fall deer/turkey booklet.  
Hunting-Dove Fair population.  
Hunting-Quail Fair population.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Good population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and annual Spring Turkey Hunting Information booklet.  
Hunting-Waterfowl-Open Hunting Fair population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Lake - Concrete   Norfork Lake  
Dock - Boat/Courtesy    
Parking Lot   Gravel lots 

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishless Pond  12 3.00 acres  
Spring  6.00 # gallons per day  
Stream - Permanent  3.00 miles Liner Creek, Lick Creek, Bryant Creek, Bridges Creek, North Fork River 

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Wetland 630.00  
Forest and Woodland 1852.00  
Glade 508.00  
Lakes/Ponds 901.00  
Crop Land 970.00  
Total Area Acres:4861.00 

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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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