Bootleg Access

Driving Directions

From Potosi, take Highway 21 south 10 miles to Big River.

Highlights

This forest area with old fields offers access to Big River. Facilities/ features: primitive camping and viewing deck.

General Information

St. Louis

Washington

636-441-4554

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Camping - Individual Campsites  Open to camping Sept. 15 to May 15. No amenities provided.  
Canoeing  Big River   
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Suckers  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hiking  1.5 mile hiking trail 
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair 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
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   No amenities provided.  
Parking Lot    
Viewing Deck/Tower    

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Big River 1.25 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Other 2.17  
Old Field 72.00  
Forest and Woodland 229.00  
Total Area Acres:303.17 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Hiking trail (Moderate) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 1.50 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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