Before taking your dog to any location
Read, understand, follow the owner responsibility guidelines
Missouri and Illinois conservation areas, greenways, local & state parks, local & state trails that allow friendly, well mannered dogs to walk with their people and sometimes stay overnight too. Some pages display lists, others have search features.
Missouri & Illinois parks & trails LOCATIONS with addresses and notes.
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Illinois: St. Clair Illinois County Parks
Illinois: MEPRD Trail Map of Madison and St. Clair counties
Illinois: O’Fallon Illinois Parks & Facilities
Missouri: Bell Mountain Wilderness
Missouri: Brentwood City Parks
Missouri: Eureka Parks & Trails
Missouri: Great Rivers Greenway
Missouri: Katy Trail State Park trail system
Missouri: MO Department of Conservation
Missouri: Reserve MO State Parks
Missouri: St. Charles Parks & Trails
Missouri: St. Charles Rainout Line
Missouri Hunting Seasons: Check The DATES Missouri Conservation Areas have various hunting seasons. Before starting a walk or hike near or at a MCA, check what type of hunting might be taking place. Several seasons begin mid-September and close in January.
During regular hunting & trapping seasons, the Missouri Conservation Areas are open to all user. When walking and hiking in any area where hunting is allowed; stay on the trails, wear hunter orange and keep your dog leashed.
Missouri offers managed deer hunts for archery, crossbow, muzzleloading and modern firearms from mid-September through January. When a “managed hunt” is being held at a conservation area, the area is closed to all other users except the hunters who registered to attend the managed hunt. Participants in all managed hunts (except those limited to archery or crossbow methods) must wear hunter orange and be hunter-education certified.
This information will be updated as new resources are found.