Council Bluff Lake Recreation
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The Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation
Area Near St. Louis in the
Bluff Lake Recreation Area and Trail
The largest lake in the Mark Twain National Forest serves anglers,
campers, picnickers, hikers, bicyclists and swimmers.
Waterfowl hunting is permitted
on the lake and there are upland game opportunities as well.
Fish year round in this 440 acre lake stocked with large mouth
bass, redear sunfish, bluegill, crappie and catfish. Picnic
or swim at the 54,000 sq. foot sand beach. At Chapel Hill
Beach there is a concession stand, changing rooms, flush toilet,
water fountains and showers. There is also a small play
area near the beach. Additionally, there are canoes and
paddle boats available for rent when the beach is open.
Council Bluff Trail is a 12-mile loop along
the lake shore providing hiking and mountain biking opportunities.
The Trace Creek section of the Ozark
Trail is located just west of the recreation area.
24.5 miles From Hwy 21 and 221 - Go west on Hwy 32, turn left
at MO-C, turn left at MO-JJ, then slight right at Council Bluff
Rd/CR-635. If beginning on Highway 49 in Reynolds County,
turn right on Hwy 32, then left at MO-DD, take right on MO-C,
then right at MO-JJ to Council Bluff Rd.
For Council Bluff Lake area lodging, cabins,
cottages, motels, hotels, bed and breakfast inns, lodges
and campgrounds near hunting and fishing opportunities
in the Black River Recreation Area and Arcadia Valley
Region, please click
& Fishing Guides:
opportunities are unlimited for that trophy hunt or
that memorable fishing trip you've always wanted when
you engage a local guide. Robbie Chadbourne
was born and bred in this region and has been an active
sportsman since he could bait a hook or hold up a firearm.
To arrange your next guided hunting or fishing expedition
call Robbie 573-854-2514.
For the best in sporting goods, guns, hunting,
fishing and camping equipment stores in our region,
To learn much more about the Missouri Vacation Opportunities
in the Arcadia Valley Region and Black River Recreation
Area including dining, shopping, entertainment, historic
towns and landmarks, civil war history, float trips
and other abundant recreational activites available
in our region, please visit www.missouri-vacations.com
Find out why this is the outdoor recreation capital
note: There are numerous designated hunting and fishing
areas to be found on public lands and in designated conservation
areas in our region. Please respect private property. With connections
through friends or acquaintances, willing landowners often give
permission to hunt or fish on private property.)
an atlas of public lands the Missouri Department of Conservation
owns, leases or manages for public use in Reynolds County or
Iron County click here.
Search by County. For other Federal lands in our region
please click here.