Lois Arlene Boesl Outdoor Education Area

Driving Directions

From Houston, take Highway 63 south,then Cleveland Road west 0.25 mile, then Mesa Drive west 0.25 mile.


This is a forest area.

About This Area

This area was donated to the Missouri Department of Conservation by George J. and Nancy V. Boesl of Houston Missouri.  It was donated in honor of Lois Arlene Boesl and is used by area schools for Outdoor Education.

General Information




Owned by MDC

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Highlighted Activities  Managed in cooperation with local school groups, 4H, and scout organizations. 
Hiking  One-quarter mile chat trail. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishless Pond  0.10 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Grassland (non-prairie) 0.50 Planted into native prairie plants. 
Forest and Woodland 8.00  
Total Area Acres:8.51 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Hiking trail (Easy) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 0.30 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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