Roaring River Conservation Area

Driving Directions

Roaring River Conservation Area consists of two tracts. The main tract is two miles east of Roaring River State Park on Route F.


The area is mostly forest with some old fields and grassland. Facilities/features: primitive camping and a permanent stream (Roaring River).

General Information




Owned by MDC

  • Area subject to flash flooding.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List. Designated an Important Bird Area by Audubon Missouri.  
Canoeing  Roaring River   
Fishing - Trout Good population.  
Hiking  No designated trails 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   Special permit required. Group camping of 25 or less. 
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Roaring River 1.00 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Grassland (non-prairie) 10.00 Along River 
Old Field 10.00  
Forest and Woodland 419.02  
Total Area Acres:439.02 

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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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