Central Missouri has a bounty of fish, forest and wildlife resources available to the public.
- Visit 90 conservation areas totaling 69,800 acres in the region.
- Fishing opportunities abound in the Central Region. Anglers can choose from many ponds, lakes, streams and the Missouri River, which flows 265 miles through the region.
- Hunters can find upland game, waterfowl and big game in good numbers on many of the conservation areas.
- Hikers or wildlife enthusiasts can find plenty of trails to explore.
- School groups, civic organizations and the general public will enjoy a visit to the Runge Conservation Nature Center. Nature exhibits, hiking trails, scheduled programs, movies and a gift shop provide fun and educational opportunities.
- Browse this page for more information on conservation areas and programs.