Birding Site Guide to La Plata City Lake Printable Site Guide 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.