Forest 44 Conservation Area consists of 998acre in western St. Louis County, Missouri. It is located near the town of Valley Park, Missouri and is bordered to the north by Interstate 44. It is part of the Henry Shaw Ozark Corridor.Forest 44 was once part of a cattle ranch that covered 10000acre. The land was purchased in 1990 by the Missouri Department of Conservation from the heirs of the Reinken Estates. An additional 40acre were acquired by partial donation and is known as the Dorothy E. Aselman Memorial Addition.Forest 44 has a 0.4mi paved disabled-accessible trail, a 2.2mi hiking only trail, and 11.8mi of multi-use trails open to hiking and horseback riding. The area is open to hunting and fishing with permits during the appropriate seasons. There is also a staffed shooting range. There are 914acre of forest and 44acre of grassland.