White Alloe Creek Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From I-29, take the 64th Street (Highway 45) exit west 2 miles, then Highway 9 south, then 12th Street east to the access through Parkville Nature Sanctuary behind the Platte County Health Department.

Highlights

This is a mostly forest area adjoining the Parkville Nature Sanctuary which includes the following facilities/features: picnic area, pavilion, viewing deck, and a permanent stream (White Alloe Creek).

General Information

Kansas City

Platte

816-622-0900

Owned by MDC,Leased

  • The area is leased to the City of Parkville and adjoins Parkville Nature Sanctuary.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Extensive record of resident forest birds and spring migrant songbirds. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Highlighted Activities  The Parkville Nature Sanctuary volunteers sponsor interpretive programs at various times of the year which are open to the public. Find more Parkville Nature Sanctuary.  
Hiking  Adjoining Parkville Nature Sanctuary has several trails, including one disabled access trail. The trail systems are shared and connect with the White Alloe Creek Trail.  
Nature Viewing  Scenic waterfall (spillway from Riss Lake) on adjoining Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a popular destination during high flow. 
Other  Adjoining Parkville Nature Sanctuary has a parking lot, picnic pavilion, hiking trails, a boardwalk, picnic tables, viewing deck/tower.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
No Developed Facilities

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Other  0.00 count Adjoining Parkville Nature Sanctuary has a wetland with a boardwalk and an overlook.  
Stream - Permanent White Aloe Creek 0.70 miles Scenic waterfall (spillway from Riss Lake) on adjoining Parkville Nature Sanctuary is a popular destination during high flow.  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 66.20  
Total Area Acres:66.20 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
White Alloe Creek Trail (Moderate) Hiking (Non-Interpretive) 1.00 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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