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Confluence Point

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General

Size (acres):  520.69 fee-owned by the Corps; 247.64 in easement

River Mile:  0.6 to almost 2.2

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  St. Charles

State:  Missouri

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Acquisition Status:  Corps-owned land was acquired from willing sellers in 2007, under Water Resources Development Acts 1986 and 1999 authorizations. Easement was donated to the Corps in 2007.

On-Site Management:  Missouri Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) 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.
  • A levee system is present on the site and is not an established roadway for public access to the site. Do not block farm roads, drive on levee slopes or along or across the levee crown. 
  • Do not illegally trespass on adjacent private lands to access the site.  

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The site is located at the Confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers.

  • Decurrent False Aster (Boltonia decurrens), a federally-listed threatened plant species, is being restored at the site.
  • Habitats that occur on site are riparian forests, enhanced wetlands and scour holes.

Status:  Site may be temporarily closed to the public due to flooding. Check its status through the website listed in the contact section.

Site Use:  The site is known as the Edward "Ted" and Pat Jones - Confluence Point State Park and is open for a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, bird watching and boating.

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:  No target shooting or primitive camping permitted on Corps-owned land.

For More Information

Contact Information: 

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

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