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The Mark Twain National Forest has 1.4 million acres of land open to public hunting. There are no hunting fees charged by the U.S. Forest Service to hunt on the Mark Twain National Forest. Hunted species include but are not limited to the following: Deer, turkey, rabbit, squirrel, woodcock, mourning doves, ducks, raccoon, bobcat, fox, and coyote.

Find out more about hunting on the Mark Twain National Forest by clicking here.

Learn about hunting regulations and other hunting opportunities in Missouri by visiting the Missouri Department of Conservation website.

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