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Edge Wade
45 acres  Camden Co.  DeLorme 45, F-6
GPS:  38.0241888811,-92.7842332357
MDC owned; for information call 573-346-2210
Directions:  From the junction of US 54 and MO 5 in Camdenton, go north on MO 5 for 2.2 miles. Turn left on Thunder Mountain Road (a.k.a. Lake Rd. 5-88, is also road to Bridal Cave) and go 0.7 mile. Area on right at firetower.
When to Visit/Species to Expect:  Anytime.  Check pines for Pine Warbler and, in invasion winters, Pine Siskin, Red-breasted Nuthatch, crossbills.  Black Vultures have been seen here in summer and autumn.
Features of interest to birders:  Pines, 1 acre glade, 2 acres of savanna.  Short paved disabled accessible trail and three-quarter mile hiking trail give access to glade and oak-hickory.
Public allowed to climb fire tower to 70 foot deck
Closed to hunting.
Toilets: 1 pit toilet; restroom in office/visitor center open Mon-Fri, 8-5.
Camping:  None; 5 picnic tables
Hazards/Limitations:  Shooting range; archery range
Nearby Birding Sites:  Gale (Larry R.) Access, Toronto Springs CA, Lake of the Ozarks SP, Ha Ha Tonka SP, Fiery Fork CA