Wah-Sha-She Prairie

Driving Directions

From Asbury, take Highway 171 north approximately 2 miles, then Route M east approximately 0.75 mile.

Highlights

This is a native prairie area with a small wetland. This is a designated Natural Area. Native grasses and wildflowers are very diverse and abundant.

General Information

Southwest

Jasper

417-629-3423

Leased

  • Hunting and fishing prohibited.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Nature Viewing  This native prairie has a very diverse plant population. Wildflowers are abundant and showy during late spring throughout mid summer. 
Other  No hunting or fishing is allowed. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Features
Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Designated Natural Area Wah-Sha-She Prairie 160.00 acres This is a nearly level upland prairie over claypan soils with high plant diversity in the Osage Plains Natural Division. For more information, visit natural areas.   

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Native Prairie 150.00  
Wetland 10.00  
Total Area Acres:160.00 

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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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