Hough Park Lake (Jefferson City)

Driving Directions

In Jefferson City, take Ellis Blvd. east from Highway 54, then Tanner Bridge Road south, then go east on Hoffman Drive, and north on Iven Road.


The Department of Conservation and Jefferson City Parks and Recreation cooperate to provide Hough Park Lake (6.5 acres). This fishable lake is located on Oak Hills Golf Course (operated by Jefferson City Parks and Recreation).

General Information





Jefferson City, MO

Jefferson City Parks Resources and Forestry Division Director 573-634-6486

  • Hough Lake is located in the south half of Oak Hills Golf Course (Jefferson City Parks and Rec).
  • Public access for the fishing lake is from the south (Iven Street).
  • The lake is open from 6 am to 11 pm.
  • No alcoholic beverages allowed.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Hand launched, non-gasoline powered boats are permitted 
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population. Bluegill, redear sunfish  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Hough Park Lake 7.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 6.50  
Total Area Acres:6.50 

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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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