Birding Site Guide to Clark's Hill/Norton SHS Printable Site Guide CLARK’S HILL/NORTON STATE HISTORIC SITE Edge Wade, May 2009 13 acres Cole Co. DeLorme 38, G-3 GPS: 38.5609183946954,-92.0241022109985 Directions: From Jefferson City, take U.S. Hwys. 50/63 southeast about 10 miles to Rt. J (Taos/Osage City exit). Turn left and go about four miles to Osage City. Turn left on 4th Street to Hickory Road and continue until it dead-ends at the site parking lot. When to Visit/Species to Expect: Anytime, but spring and fall are best. Typical suite of nesting species expected in this habitat; good possibilities for viewing migrants following the river. Features of interest to birders: One-half mile trail goes uphill and along the bluff, giving some access to bottoms and good opportunity to seek typical oak-hickory dwelling species. Fine view of the Missouri River at the top. Toilets: None Camping: None Hazards/Limitations: Trail up the hill is moderately steep Nearby Birding Sites: Smoky Waters CA, Moreau 50 Access, Mari-Osa Access, Bonnots Mill Access.