Block Hole Access

Driving Directions

From Delta, take Route N (N. Liberty Street) north from Highway 25 (E. State Street), then at the junction of Routes N/T/U take Route U east 0.50 mile.


This area provides access to the Headwater Diversion Channel.

General Information


Cape Girardeau



  • Boat ramp and parking lot present.
  • Rapids prevent boat access upstream of the Block Hole.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Headwater Diversion Channel   
Fishing - Bass Fair population. Largemouth and spotted. 
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. White bass fishing very good in spring/Walleye fishing can be good in spring. 
Fishing - Sunfish Fair population.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete   Headwater Diversion Channel.  Boats can not access upstream of the rapids.  
Parking Lotaccessible   

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Headwater Diversion Channel 0.50 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Old Field 10.00 A combination grown up old field & forest. 
Total Area Acres:10.00 

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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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