Twin Borrow Pits Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Portageville, take Route T south then east then south again, then County Road 439 east 1.50 mile to the junction with County Road 317. Watch for signs.


This area is one mile west of the Mississippi River and contains two small, fishable lakes (10 acres total).

General Information





  • Electric Motors Only.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Fishing - Catfish Fair population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Carp, Buffalo 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Lake - Other   Gravel boat slides. 
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond  18.00 acres 10 total acres for the two borrow pits. 

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Lakes/Ponds 10.00 Two identical borrow pits along the main levee that hold water year round. 
Other 10.00 This includes the parking lot and narrow strip of ground around the borrow pits. 
Total Area Acres:20.00 

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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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