Mark Twain National Forest

scenicoverlookThe Poplar Bluff Ranger District, headquartered in Poplar Bluff, Missouri contains 150,000 acres open to the public for hiking, camping, hunting, bird watching, bike riding and canoeing. The District is well know for its fall foliage. The Poplar Bluff Ranger District manages several developed recreation areas:  Pinewoods Lake is one mile west of Ellsinore, Missouri on Highway 60. Camping, picnicking and fishing are permitted here. Markam Springs Recreation Area, located three miles west of Williamsville, Missouri on State Route 49, is a concession operated area providing hiking, camping, picnicking and boat access to Black River.  The newest Recreation Area in the Poplar Bluff Ranger District is the Hendrickson Boat Launch and Trailhead. Located ten miles north of Poplar Bluff on Highway 67, this facility provides boat access to the river pools near the Williamsville Stone Plant.

Mark Twain National Forest
1420 Maud Street
Poplar Bluff, MO  63901
Phone: 573-785-1475
Mark Twain National Forest