Located southeast of Iowa and northeast of Missouri, the Wyaconda River is a 5th order spring. From surveys back in 1988, there were around 45 species of fish in the area which makes this an interesting go to place for fishing enthusiasts.
Little Dixie Lake is located at the Little Dixie Lake Conservation Area, which is mainly forest and grassland. The Conservation Department’s efforts to maintain the area makes it ideal for spotting wildlife and encouraging nature photography. In addition to the 205 acre Little Dixie Lake, there are also ponds constructed for wildlife. The 22 ponds […]
The Meramec River, one of the longest free flowing rivers in Missouri, is about 200-miles long. It starts in the agricultural county of Dent, Missouri, and ends up joining the Mississippi River near St. Louis, Missouri. The Meramec River is fed by Meramec Spring and several smaller springs and can be floated year round. The […]
Mark Twain Lake is the largest lake in northern Missouri. The Clarence Cannon Dam was constructed on the Salt River. Surrounding the lake is public land, and the Mark Twain State Park. There is plenty of things to do at the state park, including camping, a swimming beach, hiking trails, picnic areas, and a playground. […]
The Whitewater River is close to Cape Girardeau, right around the Missouri-Illinois border area. The Whitewater River is a good place for canoe and kayak lovers. The best time to visit is around the fall or spring when there is less rain.
The 218-mile long Chariton River also called the “Grand Divide” because rivers west of the Chariton River flow into the Missouri River, and the rivers east of the Chariton River flow into the Mississippi River. This muddy river ends at the Missouri River near Chariton County. Fishing for catfish is a popular activity on this […]
A great spot to visit Lake Wappapello is at the Lake Wappapello State Park. This picturesque lake is a beautiful lake on the St. Francis River. This 8,400 acre lake is a great fishing lake with lots of secluded coves. You can also go swimming, biking, camping, hiking, backpacking, picnicking, and horseback riding. Canoeing the […]
The Castor River starts near Sainte Genevieve County near Silver Lake. It meanders through Bollinger County and ends south of Cape Girardeau in the Mississippi River confluence called Little River. The name Castor means Beaver in French, named after the beavers that used to build dams in this river. The Castor River is also know […]
Lake Paho is in the Lake Paho Conservation Area which is located in central Mercer County. The area consists of prairie, fields, forest, cropland, and grassland. There is a great population of bass and catfish, and fair numbers of crappie and sunfish. Harvesting bass that are more than 18 inches is restricted to only two […]
Lake of the Ozarks was given the name “The Magic Dragon” because of its serpentine appearance. It is a vast reservoir due to the impoundment of other nearby rivers and creeks. If you want to bring your family for an excitement filled day or weekend, then you should go to the Lake Ozarks State Park. […]