Lipton Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Independence at the junction of W. 23rd/S. McCoy Streets, take S. McCoy Street (S. McCoy becomes S. Santa Fe Road) south approximately 1 mile, then take W. 31st Street east to the area.

General Information

Kansas City



Owned by MDC,Agreement

City of Independence leases the area from MDC

  • Lipton Conservation Area adjoins Santa Fe Park (City of Independence).

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Resident forest birds, spring migrant songbirds, and field birds. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Hiking  0.50 mile gravel trail.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
No Developed Facilities

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
No Identified Features

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 20.00 Heavily disturbed and full of exotic species 
Old Field 13.35  
Total Area Acres:33.35 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Hiking trail (Easy) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 0.50 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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