Camdenton Conservation Service Center

Driving Directions

From the junction of Highways 54 and 5, take Highway 54 west to Business Highway 5, then take Business Highway 5 north to Old Route 5. Turn left and take an immediate left onto Thunder Mountain Road. Continue west 0.60 miles to office.

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • Closed to hunting.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Demonstrations  Various habitat types along trails. 
Exhibits/Displays  Seasonal exhibits displayed. 
Hiking  Paved disabled accessible trail plus 3/4-mile hiking trail  
Other  Small archery range - 2 shooting lanes. 20 and 40 yard distance.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Fire Tower   100' foot Fire Tower. Viewing platform at 80 feet is open to the public.  
Other Archery Range  2 lanes with 20, and 40 yard designations. Bow rack and table.  
Parking Lotaccessible   
Picnic Table    
Privy/Restroomaccessible  Disabled accessible restroom in Staffed Office. 
Staffed OfficeaccessibleCamdenton C.S.C.  Educational MDC books and literature for sale, many free publications. Permits for sale at this location. Open Monday-Friday 8am-12pm and 1pm-5pm. Closed from Noon until 1pm.  

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
No Identified Features

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Glade 1.00  
Grassland (non-prairie) 1.00  
Savanna 2.00  
Forest and Woodland 35.00  
Total Area Acres:45.50 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Forest and Savanna Trail (Easy)accessibleDisabled-Accessible Trail 0.10 
Forest and Savanna Trail (Moderate) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 1.00 

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Shooting Range General Information

38*01 23.80

92*46 59.84




1/2 hour before sunrise to 1/2 hour after sunset, unless otherwise posted

Click Shooting Ranges for more information.

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