Washington State Park Access (MO DNR)

About this Area

For more information call
(636) 441-4554
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MO DNR owns and maintains all facilities and grounds on this area. For more information or to report problems, please contact park staff at 636-586-2995.

This access is about 3.3 miles upstream of the MDC Mammoth Access.

The entire Big River from Council Bluffs Lake to its confluence with the Meramec River is a Stream Black Bass Special Management Area. Special black bass harvest restrictions apply. See the Wildlife Code of Missouri for more information.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Fishing
    • Black Bass,
    • Catfish,
    • Crappie,
    • Rock Bass,
    • Suckers,
    • Sunfish
  • Boat Landing (Disabled Accessible)Boat Landing (Disabled Accessible)
  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • Privy (Disabled Accessible)Privy (Disabled Accessible)
  • BoundaryBoundary

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sunday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
The Washington State Park Access (MO DNR) is north off of Highway 21 between De Soto and Old Mines. The access is located on the west side of the Big River.
Area Regulations