Hardin Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Hardin, take Route J south 0.75 mile to area entrance.

Highlights

This area is primarily forested and contains a scour hole on the Crooked River created by the flood of 1993.

General Information

Northwest

Ray

660-646-6122

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Camping - Individual Campsites  No amenities provided. 
Fishing - Catfish Fair population.  
Fishing - Crappie Fair population.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Carp, gar, and buffalo 
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Fall deer/turkey booklet.  
Hunting-Waterfowl-Open Hunting Fair population.  
Trapping with Special Use Permit  Special use permit - Contact Chris Freeman 660/646-6122  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Camping Area - Individual Campsites   No amenities provided. 
Other   Foot access to Crooked River-.5 mile 
Parking Lot    

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Crooked River and scour hole 0.75 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Wetland 40.00  
Forest and Woodland 198.50  
Total Area Acres:238.50 

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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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