The beautiful Castor River
The Granite lined Castor River
From St. Louis, take Highway 55 south to Highway 67 south (exit 174B toward Bonne Terre/Farmington). Highway 67 will take you though Farmington and then to Fredericktown. At Fredericktown, take the exit for Highway 72. Go east on 72 for approximately 4 miles. Veer left on Highway J and stay on Highway J for 4.5 miles. Turn right on Highway W. After 1 mile turn left on Madison 208. After 1 mile veer left on Madison 253 (a large sign for the Conservation Area sits at the fork in the road). In less than 1 mile the parking lot will be on your right.
Climbing Season For the All Locations area.
Weather station 8.1 miles from here
Featured Route For EM: Amidon