Mark Twain National Forest


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Mark Twain National Forest

Address:401 Fairgrounds Rd
Rolla, MO 65401

Phone:573-364-4621
Fax:573-364-6844
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r9/forests/marktwain
Size: 1,472,667 acres.
Location:South-central Missouri. Accessible by US 60 and 67; MO 21, 32, 49, and 72. Nearby cities/towns include Branson, Springfield, Van Buren, West Plains, and Willow Springs.
Facilities:233 campgrounds, 3 group camps, picnic sites, swimming beaches, trails (742 miles), boat ramps, fishing docks, (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, hunting, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, ORV riding, bird watching, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Forest encompasses 14 clear, fast-flowing streams, 16 lakes, and 7 wilderness areas comprising more than 63,000 acres. Greer Springs, with an average flow of about 220 million gallons per day.

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Under the Bush plan, 21,566 acres in Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest would be sold, with proceeds going to a general fund.
In addition to the Indiana bat, the biological opinion for the Mark Twain National Forest also evaluated the impacts of forest management and other activities that were likely to adversely affect the gray bat (Myotis grisescens), bald eagle, and Mead's milkweed (Asclepias meadii).
Such an ice storm blanketed southern Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest in 2009, snapping miles of telephone poles, limbs and trees.
NPCA and its environmental partners are fighting proposed lead mining in the Mark Twain National Forest that may degrade a major watershed of the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
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Schedule a trip to Stonewater Cove Resort and Club, a Table Rock Lake resort that rests in the heart of the Mark Twain National Forest.
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has applied for permits to explore for lead ore on Mark Twain National Forest land about 35 miles north of the Ozark riverways.
Two similar forests have been established in other parts of the country: the Eastern Children's Forest near Covington, Virginia, in the George Washington National Forest, and the Missouri Children's Forest in the Mark Twain National Forest near Willow Springs.
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