Sni-A-Bar Conservation Area

Driving Directions

From Bates City, take Route D north 2 miles, then Happy Hollow Road west 1.50 miles, and Gillespie Road north 0.75 mile.


This area contains a bottomland forest, including a 42-acre tree plantation, with a permanent stream (Sni-A-Bar Creek).

General Information

Kansas City



Owned by MDC

  • Archery Deer Hunting Only.

(Activity Explanations)
(Population Definition)
Fishing - Catfish Fair population. Poor stream fishing for catfish due to lack of access, flow variability, and debris in the channel.  
Fishing - Other Fair population. Fishing is poor for carp, gar, and other nongame fishes because of lack of access, flow variability, and debris in the channel.  
Hunting-Deer Fair population. Deer regulations are subject to annual changes. Please refer to the Fall Deer and Turkey Booklet for current regulations.  

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Conservation Department Facilities
Facility Item Name Count Comments
No Developed Facilities

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Feature Item Name Count Size Comments
Stream - Permanent Sni-A-Bar Creek 0.60 miles  

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Land Cover Types
Land Type Acres Comments
Forest and Woodland 80.00 Includes a 42-acre tree plantation 
Total Area Acres:80.00 

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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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