Walnut Woods Conservation Area

Driving Directions

In Liberty at the junction of Mill Street (Route H)/Richfield Road, take Richfield Road east, then La Frenz Road south to Ruth Stocksdale Park.

Highlights

The area contains forest. The adjoining Stockdale Park (City of Liberty) includes these facilities/features: picnic area, playground and permanent stream (Rush Creek).

General Information

Kansas City

Clay

816-622-0900

Owned by MDC

  • The area adjoins Stockdale Park in Liberty.

Activities
Activity
(Activity Explanations)
Comments
(Population Definition)
Bicycling  Bicycling is permitted on the multi-use trail, which begins at the parking area in neighboring Stockdale Park. 
Bird Watching  Resident forest birds and spring migrant songbirds. Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Hiking  Hiking is permitted on the multi-use trail, which begins at the parking area in neighboring Stockdale Park.  
Nature Viewing  Deciduous forest community.  
Other  Adjacent Stockdale Park has athletic fields, playground, privies, parking lot, and other traditional park facilities.  

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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
Stream - Permanent Rush Creek 0.40 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 65.00 Some bottomland, some upland 
Total Area Acres:65.00 

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Designated Trails
Trail Name Trail Type Length
Multi-use trail (Moderate) Multi-Use (Hike/Bike) 3.00 

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Shooting Range General Information

This area has no shooting ranges.

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