From Cape Girardeau, take Exit 91 on I-55, then take Route AB (Nash Road) east almost 3 miles. The parking area for Cape LaCroix Bluffs CA is located just before the intersection of Route K and Route AB (Nash Road).
Cape LaCroix Bluffs CA was purchased to provide habitat for the state endangered Spring Cavefish. Buttonbush shrub-swamp wetland communities provide habitats for waterfowl, shorebirds, wading birds; amphibians and reptiles; and spawning Big River fishes. Remnant wetland communities are present due to the footprint of historic Cape LaCroix Creek which meandered through the area before the Diversion Channel was emplaced. This is a unique area that experiences regular seasonal flooding when the Mississippi River reaches flood stages.Limestone bluffs, on the southern extent of the area, overlook the Mississippi River and the remnant wetlands of Cape LaCroix Creek.
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