Rader Access

Driving Directions

From Niangua, take Route F east 7 miles, then Route ZZ north 3.50 miles.

Highlights

This area contains grassland, old fields, forest, and offers access to the Osage Fork of the Gasconade River.

About This Area

This area is named for the historic community of Rader, MO.

General Information

Southwest

Webster

417-895-6880

Owned by MDC

  • Area is subject to flash flooding.
  • This area provides walk-in access to the Osage Fork of the Gasconade River.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Osage Fork of the Gasconade River   
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. The Osage Fork has a good population of goggle-eye.  
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair population. Annual Fall Deer and Turkey Hunting Regulations and Information booklet and annual Spring Turkey Hunting Information booklet.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Osage Fork of the Gasconade River 0.60 miles Stream is not floatable throughout most of the year.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Old Field 40.00  
Forest and Woodland 22.00  
Total Area Acres:62.00 

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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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