Ranacker Conservation Area

Missouri Dept. of Conservation

Pike County

News, Updates, & Warnings:
Riding is allowed here by permit only.  Permits are free.
Call number above for more information.
Open during hunting seasons so please use caution.

From Bowling Green, take Hwy 61 north to Hwy RA, turn south.  Follow Hwy RA until it dead ends at the trailhead parking lot.

GPS Co-ordinates:
Ranacker conservation Area: 39.44532, -91.29876

Trailer Parking:
Ample between the different lots.


No day use fees.

Equestrian Camping:
Not allowed

Cart/Wagon Driving:
Not Allowed.

Other Activities:
Hiking, non-equestrian camping, and hunting.

3 Vault Toilets.
Drinking Water:  None Available
Water for the horses:  Creeks for the horses

Emergency Information:
Cell Phone Signal: Limited to none.
Pike County Sheriff: 573-324-3202
Hospital:  Pike County Memorial Hospital

Veterinarian:  Dr. Annette Dixon

Miles of Trails:
Aprox. 3.5 Miles

Trail Notes:
This trail is all old forest roads, but it gets hilly and rocky.  It crosses creeks in several places and seems like just an over-sized trail.  No other apparent hazards.  There is a shooting range on the area so make sure your horses are used to the sound of gun fire.

Volunteers Helping With This Page:
No one at this time, available to adopt.  If interested, please contact us.


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