Pelican Island Access

Notice

Pelican Island Access is leased to St. Louis County Parks and managed as part of Sioux Passage Park. Park regulations apply. Normal open hours are from 7 am to 1/2 hour after sunset but are sometimes modified depending on the season. Call 314-615-4386 for additional Park information.

Driving Directions

Located in north St. Louis County on the bank of the Missouri River at river mile 10.5. Take Old Jamestown Road to the entrance at Sioux Passage Park and follow the road through the park to the river access.

Highlights

Pelican Island Access is open during normal hours of operation for Sioux Passage Park except that boaters who wish to remain on the river past normal park hours may exit the area through an electronic gate. Normal park hours are 7 a.m. to one half hour past sunset.

About This Area

Pelican Island Access is located in north St. Louis County on the bank of the Missouri River at river mile 10.5. The 42 acre Pelican Island Access is located on the mainland adjacent to Sioux Passage Park and is mostly forested.

General Information

St. Louis

Saint Louis

314-877-6014

Owned by MDC

  • This access is leased to St. Louis County and managed as part of Sioux Passage Park.
  • Park regulations apply.
  • Open hours are adjusted during some hunting seasons. Call 314-615-4386 for park information.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Canoeing  Boat ramp provides access to the Missouri River and Car of Commerce Chute. 
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Other Good population. Carp, drum, sturgeon  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Boat Ramp - Stream - Concrete Pelican Island Access Boat Ramp  Boat ramp on Missouri River at mile 10.5. 
Parking Lotaccessible  Parking available for boat trailers and vehicles, vehicles, and disabled authorized parking also available. Restroom facilities are available nearby in the park.  

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Missouri River 0.25 miles Access to Missouri River near Pelican Island  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 38.00  
Total Area Acres:39.35 

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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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