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PINE RIDGE LAKE (Salisbury)
Edge Wade, October 2009
25 acres  Chariton Co.  DeLorme 30, D-1
GPS:  39.3956939761,-92.801263127
Owned by City of Salisbury; call City Hall, 660-388-6197
MDC management agreement; call 660-646-6122
 
Directions: The 25-acre lake is in Potts Memorial Park.  Go 2 miles south of Salisbury on Hwy. 129 and turn right on Potts Park Rd.
 
When to Visit/Species to Expect:  Spring and fall migration, and winter when the lake is not frozen.  Waterfowl and riparian nesters may be found.
 
Features of interest to birders:  The east side (picnic pavilion, parking lot, boat ramp and privy) may be very busy.  Take the road around to the west side to bird riparian woodlands and view the quieter portion of the lake.
 
Toilets:  1 privy
 
Camping:  None
 
Hazards/Limitations:  None noted.  The park and lake can be very busy on warm days.
 
Nearby Birding Sites:  Sterling Price Community Lake, Thomas Hill Reservoir, Dalton Bottoms Access, Lewis Mill Access.