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Eagle Bluffs

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Size (acres):  782.00

River Mile:  The lower tract along the river is from 170.6 to 171.6

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  Boone

State:  Missouri

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  Missouri Department of Conservation

Acquisition Status:  Easements were donated to the Corps in 2000 and 2006.

On-Site Management:  Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) administers and/or performs operation and maintenance activities on behalf of the Corps according to the terms of various agreements.

Site Access:  Please see the MDC area brochure.

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The Eagle Bluffs site is comprised of the 211-acre McBaine Wetland off the river near river mile 177 and the 571-acre Sapp Tract located between river miles 170.6 and 172.5. These two areas reside on the 4,431-acre Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area.

  • Completed environmental restoration work includes construction of two wetland cells on the Sapp Tract with fish-friendly water control structures (allowing fish to enter the area during high spring flows) and construction of two wetland cells on the McBaine Wetland.

Status:  Open to the public.  Habitat construction is complete.

Site Use:  Part of the Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area. These areas are 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:  See MDC area regulations.

For More Information

Contact Information: 

  • For information contact MDC at (573) 445-3882 or (573) 815-7900 or visit the MDC Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area webpage, area map, or area brochure.
  • For additional information contact the Corps' Missouri River Area Office at (816) 240-8131.

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

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