Jentell Brees Access

Driving Directions

From St. Joseph, take Highway 59 south, then Route U west 7 miles, then Contrary Creek Road west 1 mile to the access.


The area consists primarily of old fields and grassland. It offers access to the Missouri River.

General Information




Owned by MDC

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

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concreteaccessible  Missouri River   
Parking Lotaccessible  2 ADA  

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

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Wetland 2.00  
Old Field 15.00  
Grassland (non-prairie) 12.71  
Forest and Woodland 2.00  
Total Area Acres:31.71 

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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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