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NOBLETT LAKE, MO

part ofMark Twain National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: NOBLETT LAKE
Status: Closed through Tue Mar 31 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Noblett Lake Picnic Pavilion provides a sheltered place among forests, streams and wildlife, for groups to picnic near Noblett Lake. It is a great location for birding, canoeing and boating.

Natural Features:

The pavilion is set in a forest of oak and pine trees, on the Salem Plateau. It is near Noblett Lake and south of the town of Willow Springs.

Recreation:

Noblett Lake is a popular location for boating, canoeing and fishing. Only electric trolling motors or non-motorized boats are allowed on the lake.

Visitors enjoy the day-use picnic area and the Ridge Runner Trail, a 22-mile remote path that loops hikers through the scenic Ozark Mountains.

Facilities:

The pavilion offers seating for up to 75 people. It is equipped with tables and grills. Trash collection services and drinking water are also provided. No overnight camping is allowed in the area. A parking area for the pavilion and the adjacent trail is available.

Nearby Attractions:

West Plains, Willow Springs, Cabool and Mountain Grove are the closest towns.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boat Dock
  • Crabbing
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Know Before You Go
  • Click here for more information on the Mark Twain National Forest
  • Don't move firewood: To limit the spread of invasive tree-killing pests, firewood from outside the area is not permitted. Some states have quarantines and may confiscate your firewood. Please help protect our forests from invasive species by obtaining your firewood at or near your camping destination and burning it on-site. Visit dontmovefirewood.org for more information.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.90848, -92.09668
36°54'31"N, 92°5'48"W

From Willow Springs, at the junction of Highways 60/63 and 76, take Highway 76 west for about 7 miles. Turn south on Highway 181 for a little over a mile and turn left on Highway Ap for about 3 miles. Turn right on Forest Road 857 and continue about 1 mile to turnoff for the day-use area. The road continues to the Noblett Dam and Trailhead.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

NOBLETT LAKE
Rt 6, Box 614110
AVA  MO  65608

Phone Number:

Project Office: (417)683-4428
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