Graves Mountain Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Sam A. Baker State Park, take Highway 143 north to the area main tract.


This is a mostly forest area. Facilities/features: three intermittent streams.

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • GPS 90*30'35.501"W 37*17'59.205'N

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List. Designated an Important Bird Area by Audubon Missouri.  
Camping - Individual Campsites  At the two parking lots. No amenities provided.  
Camping - Walk-in/Float-in/Backpack  Seasonal closures may apply. 
Demonstrations  Area used to demonstrate several forest management activities and also demo/training site for Professional Timber Harvester Training. 
Hiking  No designated trails, but area access trails can be hiked. 
Hunting-Deer Good population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Good 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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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishless Pond  14 2.00 acres  
Stream - Intermittent Camp Creek 0.33 miles  
Stream - Intermittent Stony Battery 0.57 miles  
Stream - Intermittent Logan Creek 0.43 miles  
Stream - Intermittent Big Creek 2.56 miles  
Stream - Intermittent Cunningham Hollow 0.80 miles  
Stream - Intermittent  0.00 miles  
Stream - Intermittent Collier Creek 0.07 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Savanna 360.00  
Forest and Woodland 2760.00  
Glade 30.00  
Total Area Acres:3027.46 

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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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