Birding Site Guide to Dalton Bottoms Access Printable Site Guide DALTON BOTTOMS ACCESS Edge Wade, August 2008 54 acres Chariton Co. DeLorme 29, E-10 GPS: 39.3169252647,-92.9637249127 Map: http://extra.mdc.mo.gov/documents/area_brochures/9627map.pdf MDC owned; for information call 660-646-6122 Directions: From town of Dalton, go 5 miles south on Rt. J, then 1.5 miles east and south on Namrash, a gravel road. When to Visit/Species to Expect: Spring and fall passerine migration, winter for sparrows and waterfowl. Features of interest to birders: Mature cottonwoods beside the river and scrubby vegetation of old fields are a draw for many species along the Missouri River at the confluence with the Chariton amid a heavily farmed region. Toilets: 1 pit toilet Camping: None; picnic tables with shade Hazards/Limitations: Small area, but good variety of habitat; private land at east end. Nearby Birding Sites: Sterling Price Community Lake, Pine Ridge Lake, Lewis Mill Access.