Haysler A. Poague Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Clinton, take Highway 7 west 4 miles.

Highlights

This area is mostly forest with wetlands and old fields. Facilities/features: primitive camping and numerous strip pits.

About This Area

Almost all of this area was stripped mined for coal and left in its disturbed state of steep ridges with deep strip pit water areas scattered about the area. Walking around this area can be challenging.

General Information

Kansas City

Henry

660-885-6981

Owned by MDC

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Camping - Primitive Area  No amenities provided. 
Fishing - Bass Good population.  
Fishing - Catfish Good population.  
Fishing - Sunfish Good population.  
Hunting-Deer Good population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Quail Fair population.  
Hunting-Rabbit Good population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Good population.  
Hunting-Turkey Fair population. Turkey regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Spring Turkey or Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot   Several parking lots are small pull-offs and turn-arounds that provide parking opportunities. Some have small boat slides.  

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 1 2.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 2 11.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 3 2.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 4 2.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 5 8.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 6 12.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 7 5.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 8 2.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 9 4.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 10 2.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 11 5.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 12 7.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 13 8.00 acres  
Fishing Lake or Pond Pit 14 7.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 719.00  
Old Field 83.00  
Lakes/Ponds 77.00 Strip Pit Lakes 
Total Area Acres:879.43 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
No Designated Trails

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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