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August A. Busch Memorial Conservation Area

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2360 Highway D, Saint Charles, MO 63304-2215
+1 636-441-4554
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If want to experience nature and the wildlife, then you've found your place. Lakes, woods... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
WarEglTX
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Great ponds and fields

While most use the Conservation Area for fishing, hunting, or practice, I enjoy going here for my... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Eric G
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Florissant, Missouri
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“go fishing” (2 reviews)
“lakes” (12 reviews)
“ammo” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2360 Highway D, Saint Charles, MO 63304-2215
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+1 636-441-4554
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

If want to experience nature and the wildlife, then you've found your place. Lakes, woods, trails...name it and this park has it.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

While most use the Conservation Area for fishing, hunting, or practice, I enjoy going here for my photography. Whether wildflowers or water scenes or wildlife, there is always something of interest, including the old ammo depots scattered around the area.

Thank Eric G
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

This is not far off the highway. My Grandfather would take me here to fish back in the late 60's and early 70's. There is Auto tour that takes you through the area. You will see a lot of wildlife and lakes. There are bunkers...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

Gorgeous park, love the Lewis & Clark trail and all the beautiful views it offers. Beautiful scenery!

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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Lots of roads to roam and search for wildlife. There are many small lakes (ponds) with fishing and boats for rent. The roads are gravel so be prepared for a dusty car. Hunting in season is practiced here. Poor Bambi. Owls and lots of seasonal...More

1  Thank Sandra H
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

It was very nice, just need water trucks to wet the roads down to keep dust under control, only suggestion

1  Thank Diane0712
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Me and my buddy have fished Busch Wildlife Conservation for the past 18 years. We are never disappointed. The lakes are always stocked and there are always surprises, like some of the largest snapping turtles anywhere!

1  Thank Ray L
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Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Dozens of lakes/ponds. Picnic tables and port-a-potties at many. Great place to spend the day fishing with the kids. Some lakes are just catch and release. Make sure to visit the nature center to check in if you want to keep. Notifications of which lakes...More

2  Thank Cynthia L
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Something special for the outdoor enthusiasts, great hiking trails, archery range, equestrian trails, and lakes. Fishing license and bait are available at the welcome center. Bring your bug spray and prepare to have fun.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Been going here my whole life, miles of gavel road. Parks is just shy of 7000 acres. 37 lakes to choose from and lots of walk in ponds. We love goingnin fall and watching the deer and turkey. They also hold retriever trials here, worth...More

Thank Bill V
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