Carrington Pits Recreation Area, Missouri Hiking Trails Info, Map & More

Carrington Pits Recreation Area, Missouri Hiking Trail Information

Directions

From Fulton, take Hwy H 4 miles to County Road 315; follow road 1 mile to entrance

Activities

BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING

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Carrington Pits Recreation Area

Carrington Pits Recreation Area provides 4 picnic sites and features  abandoned coal mining pits, approximately 4 acres of water that provide fishing opportunities in a unique pine forest. Two accessible fishing piers, graveled boat ramp, and accessible trails to fishing piers provide a variety of opportunities to enjoy this small recreation area. The Pines as it is sometimes called, consists of pine trees planted during the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps and provides for a forest experience of conifers uncommon north of the Missouri River.

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