James Clark Access

Driving Directions

From Fisk at Highway 60, take Route DD north 5.50 miles, then Butler County Road 569 west 0.50 mile, and Butler County Road 579 north 1.50 miles to access entrance road.

About This Area

This St. Francis River site is a donation from the Clark family in memory of their husband and father. The citizens of Missouri are very appreciative of the Clark's family generosity.

This is a hand launch site only. NO TRAILER LAUNCHING.

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • This site has a parking lot and slide in type canoe launch.
  • Bank fishing is also permitted.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Fishing - Catfish Good population. Mostly channel catfish with an occasional flathead. 
Fishing - Other Fair population. Buffalo, carp, and drum. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Other James Clark Access  This ramp is a canoe/small jon boat HAND LAUNCH facility. NO TRAILER LAUNCH  
Parking Lot James Clark Access   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent St. Francis River 0.25 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Old Field 2.00  
Forest and Woodland 10.00  
Total Area Acres:12.00 

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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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