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Tate Island

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Size (acres):  422.41

River Mile:  110.3 to 113.3

Bank:  Left descending bank

County:  Callaway

State:  Missouri

Ownership, Management and Access

Ownership:  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Acquisition Status:  Acquired from willing sellers in 1994 under Water Resources Development Act 1986 authorization.

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:  This island area is forested and only accessible by boat.

Description, Use and Regulations

Description:  The Tate Island site is located along on the Missouri River.

Status:  Open to the public.

Site Use:  The site is open to the public for a variety of outdoor activities including fishing, bird watching, hiking 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:  No target shooting or primitive camping permitted.  See also MDC area regulations.

For More Information

Contact Information: 

  • Contact MDC at (573) 815-7900 or (573) 884-6861 or visit the MDC Tate Island Conservation Area webpage or area map.
  • 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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