Fiddlers Ford Access

Driving Directions

From Greenfield, take Highway 160 east 2 miles, then Route O south 3 miles, then County Road 621 west 1 mile, and County Road 540 south 1 mile across old iron bridge to the area.

Highlights

This area has access to Turnback Creek.

About This Area

About 90 percent of the area is composed of old fields converted into a mixed hardwood plantation.

Turnback Creek flows on the north boundary of the area and turns south under the old iron bridge and continues down the east side of the gravel road, providing fishing opportunities. There is no boat ramp.

The area is home to various wildlife species, including deer, rabbit, squirrel, and raccoon.

General Information

Southwest

Dade

417-895-6880

Owned by MDC

  • Area Subject to Flash Flooding.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Turnback Creek   
Fishing - Bass Fair population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. White Bass during spring spawning run. 
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
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 Good population.  

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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 Turnback Creek 1.00 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 50.00 Majority of area planted in last 10 years 
Total Area Acres:49.04 

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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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