Bagnell Dam Access

WARNING Black Vultures have been damaging vehicles parked at this access. Staff have been removing some birds the last 2 years but it has not changed the behavior of the remaining birds. Staff will continue to try to work on the problem but damages will continue as well
Bagnell Dam Access
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Total Acres
Area Hours
  • Sunday, 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 04:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Immediately north of the Osage River Bridge on Highway 54, take the Osage River Bridge Road west approximately 0.40 mile to the access. Bagnell Dam Access is at the base of Bagnell Dam on the Osage River.
For more information call
(573) 346-2210
Map Info

7202 - 3CSR 10-11 - 130 Vehicles, Bicycles, Horses, and Horseback Riding

3CSR 10-11
Rule Number
130 Vehicles, Bicycles, Horses, and Horseback Riding


Unless otherwise posted, bicycles, including electric bicycles as defined in the Missouri Wildlife Code, are allowed on roads open to vehicular traffic and service roads (designated in the online conservation atlas). Bicycles must stay on roads open to vehicular traffic or service roads, or on multi-use trails posted as open to bicycles.   Bicycle use is not allowed on service roads passing through designated natural areas (designated in the online conservation atlas). Groups of 10 or more people using bicycles on a department area must obtain a special use permit from the area manager. The area manager can be contacted at the phone number listed in the area details section for this department area.

  • Fishing

    • White Bass
    • Walleye/Sauger
    • Sunfish
    • Catfish
    • Crappie
    • Black Bass
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