This conservation area contains 3,515 acres at the junction of Boone, Howard and Randolph counties. The gentle, rolling terrain is 75 percent forested. Fields of native warm-season grasses and row crops are scattered throughout the forest.
The 48-acre lake has an ADA-accessible boat ramp, fishing dock and restroom. Hikers, bikers and equestrians should check out the 12.5 mile Moniteau Wilderness Trail. There are also 24 primitive campsites on the area.