MO Outdoors App

Download maps and find nearby Conservation Areas, Accesses, Offices, and Nature Centers


Paddlefish Season

March 15 through April 30

rainbow trout

March 1st through October 31

Trout Parks Open

Check hours, limits, methods, and permits

Eastern Redbud


Spring Trees

Spring bloom starts in southern Missouri in March and travels north.


Check The Dates

Spring Turkey

Spring Turkey April 19th - May 9th.

Covid-19 virus

Read the latest responses and actions taken by MDC during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A wild turkey

MDC is asking Missouri turkey hunters to save and share feathers from the wild turkeys they harvest this fall as part of a new research project to help improve wild turkey management in Missouri.

Hunter Safety

Hunter education is required to purchase a firearms hunting permit in Missouri. Get more information about the details on hunter education requirements.

Deer Hunting

To submit your qualifying property, visit the permit website and click on the Landowner Permit Application button.