STOCKTON, Mo.— Due to recent trash dumping and environmental concerns, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake announce a portion of the Orleans Trail Rock Quarry Area near the Orleans Trail Campground and Day Use Area is closed to vehicle traffic. Recreational use associated with the Rock Quarry Area will be accessible by foot traffic only. The rock beach in this area is open to vehicles at this time.
Users are reminded that this area is not designated for public hunting and is not an authorized shooting range.
The nearest public shooting range is the Andy Dalton Shooting Range and Outdoor Education Center on the Bois D’ Arc Conservation Area located at 4897 N. Farm Road 61, Ash Grove, MO 65604. For more information regarding the range, please contact the Missouri Department of Conservation at (417) 742-4361.
For more information about the Orleans Trail Rock Quarry Area closure, contact the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Stockton Lake at (417) 276-3113.
Release no. UNRELEASED