Pickle Springs Natural Area

Driving Directions

From Farmington, take Highway 32 east, then Route AA east, and Dorlac Road north.


This forest tract is a Designated Natural Area containing sandstone knobs, arches, canyons, and cliffs.

General Information


Sainte Genevieve


Owned by MDC

  • GPS Coordinates N37*48.081, W090*18.105'

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List. Designated an Important Bird Area by Audubon Missouri.  
Hiking  Trail Through Time hiking trail with many scenic views including sandstone cliffs, canyons and knobs. 
Nature Viewing  Scenic trail with interesting plants and wildlife within the Pickle Spring Natural Area. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    
Picnic Table    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Designated Natural Area Pickle Springs NA 256.00 acres For more information, visit natural areas.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Other 0.54  
Forest and Woodland 256.00  
Total Area Acres:256.54 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Trail Through Time (Difficult) Hiking (Interpretive) 2.00 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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