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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Cache type can vary greatly even in one area: The Mark Twain National Forest, which covers some 1.
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).
After the 1996 gathering in the Mark Twain National Forest, the St.
Camp for free: The Mark Twain National Forest, scattered throughout 29 counties in southern and central Missouri, will open its 650 campgrounds June 7-9 for camping free of charge.
Kirkwood, MO 63122; (573) 909-0890; or Mark Twain National Forest, 401 Fairgrounds Rd.
Let your heart be your guide and follow it straight to Stonewater Cove Resort and Club, where, amid the clear, deep waters of Table Rock Lake and nearly 500 acres of heavily forested wilderness in the heart of picturesque Mark Twain National Forest, the elegant hideaway's Adventure rate now includes all of the resort's signature guided and non-guided activities, providing travelers with an opportunity to actively customize their dream outdoor vacation.
Department of Transportations Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) today announced the immediate availability of $3 million in Emergency Relief (ER) funds to help begin repairs on flood-damaged roads and bridges in Missouri as well as federal roads in the Mark Twain National Forest and Ozark National Scenic Riverways.
Such an ice storm blanketed southern Missouri's Mark Twain National Forest in 2009, snapping miles of telephone poles, limbs and trees.
Forest Service have been working together closely to improve wildlife habitat in the Mark Twain National Forest in southcentral Missouri.
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.
For example, Mark Twain National Forest, composed of management units scattered throughout the southern half of Missouri, contains not only forests but a rich mosaic of prairies, glades, savannas, and woodland ecosystems.