Flight Lake Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Nevada, take I-49/Highway 71 north 7 miles, then Route D west 2.50 miles, then Route O south 4 miles, then take gravel road 1200 south 1 mile, and west on Lady Road.


This area contains 54 acres of native wet prairie along with wetlands, forest, and old fields. Flight Lake is a 42 acre managed wetland which can provide good, fishable water in the late spring.

About This Area

This 159 acre area was once a local duck club and provides good waterfowl hunting opportunity at times.

General Information

Kansas City



Owned by MDC

  • For questions regarding specific area information or regulations please contact the Four Rivers Area Headquarters, (417) 395-2341. If no one is in the office, please leave a message and someone will return your call as soon as possible. If there is no one at Four Rivers and you need to speak to someone immediately, please call the El Dorado Springs office at (417) 876-5226.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Bird Watching  Get the Audubon Society of Missouri Conservation Area Bird List.  
Hiking  No designated trails 
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  
Hunting-Rabbit Fair population.  
Hunting-Squirrel Fair 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.  
Hunting-Waterfowl-Open Hunting Good population. Waterfowl hunting can be good at times on Flight Lake, but duck use is unpredictable. Hunter success varies widely. 

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
Parking Lot    

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Named Prairie Wet Prairie 54.00 acres 54 acres of Prairie Cordgrass  
Named Wetland Flight Lake 42.00 acres  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 54.00  
Wetland 42.00  
Native Prairie 54.00  
Old Field 9.00  
Total Area Acres:159.00 

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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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