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LA PLATA CITY LAKE
Edge Wade, May 2009
81 acres  Macon Co.  DeLorme 23, D-9
GPS:  40.0145784371,-92.4287240482
Map:  http://extra.mdc.mo.gov/documents/area_brochures/8247map.pdf
Owned by City of La Plata; MDC agreement; for information call 660-785-2420
 
Directions:  From US 63 in La Plata, go 2.5 miles east on Hwy. 156, then 1/2 mile south on Leopard to the entrance road.
 
When to Visit/Species to Expect:  Anytime.  Waterfowl may be present when lake not frozen; seasonally-expected sparrows present; grassland, shrub species may be found.
 
Features of interest to birders:  1 gravel parking lot; mown area provides access to perimeter.
 
Toilets: 1 privy
 
Camping: None
 
Hazards/Limitations:  Hunting is allowed on the lake and adjacent property.  Shooting range.
 
Nearby Birding Sites:  Hidden Hollow CA, Sugar Creek CA, Atlanta CA.