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Auldon Bar

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Size (acres):  1328.93

River Mile:  574.9 to 579.2; 579.7 to 579.8

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  Fremont

State:  Iowa

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Acquisition Status:  Acquired from willing sellers between 1995 and 2009, under Water Resources Development Acts 1986 and 1999 authorizations.

On-Site Management:  Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) administers and/or performs operation and maintenance activities on behalf of the Corps according to the terms of various agreements.

Site Access:  Motor vehicles are restricted to established roadways and parking areas.

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The site places about 4.6 miles of Missouri River frontage in public ownership.

  • When acquired, 80 percent of the property was in cropland, with the remainder being bottomland timber.
  • General management plans for the area include expanding riparian timber, maintaining native prairie restorations, cropping for wildlife food production and controlling noxious/invasive plants.

Status:  Open to the public.  Site is in operations and maintenance status.

Site Use:  The area is available for a variety of outdoor activities including bird watching, hiking, fishing and hunting (under special regulations).

Site-use Regulations:  
  • People visiting these areas must comply with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, including hunting, fishing, etc.  In general Title 36 Part 327 of the Code of Federal Regulations governs the use of Corps property.  Other regulations may apply to properties owned by other federal agencies.
  • Special regulations and restrictions may be posted on site.

Special-use Regulations:  Target shooting and primitive camping are not allowed. IDNR hunting and fishing regulations are applicable.

For More Information

Contact Information: 

  • Contact Iowa Department of Natural Resources at (712) 350-0147 or open the IDNR web document
  • Also contact the Corps' Missouri River Project Office at (402) 996-3761.

Story Maps Link:  http://rsgisias.crrel.usace.army.mil/story_maps/nwo/mrrp/index.html#

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