French Bottom Access (St. Joseph)

Driving Directions

In St. Joseph, take Highland 0.25 mile west of I-229, then McArthur Drive northwest 0.25 mile to area.

Highlights

It offers access to the Missouri River. There is a boat ramp.

General Information

Northwest

Buchanan

816-271-3100

Agreement,Owned by MDC

  • Missouri Department of Conservation (816) 271-3100.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Canoeing  Missouri River  
Fishing - Catfish Good population. Flathead, Blue, and Channel 
Fishing - Other Good population. Carp, Drum, Gar, Buffalo 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concreteaccessible  Missouri River   
Parking Lotaccessible   
Privy/Restroomaccessible   

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Missouri River 0.10 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Other 1.50 Parking lot. 
Total Area Acres:2.50 

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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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