Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area, Columbia

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Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Eagle Bluffs Conservation Area is a nature preserve and wetland in Boone County, Missouri. Located mainly in the Missouri River floodplain southwest of Columbia, Missouri and managed by the Missouri Department of Conservation, the wetlands are a refugee for migrating birds and home to several breeding pairs of bald eagles. The area is named after these eagles and the tall bluffs along the eastern edge of the Missouri River floodplain. Perche Creek flows through the refuge. McBaine, Missouri is located at the north entrance to the area. The Katy Trail State Park traverses the area.

The conservation area was created after the Great Flood of 1993 destroyed farmland. Water for the wetlands is provided by the Missouri River, but also, an innovative system to supply wastewater from the City of Columbia's treatment plant.
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  • Eagle Bluffs Wildlife Area is located just 10 miles from Columbia Missouri and is located adjacent to the Missouri River. Eagle Bluffs Wildlife Area is a unique weland complex that can be seasonally....  more »
  • Best place for seeing Eagles in flight, fishing, and nesting. Bring your camera or binoculars for better viewing and capturing nature shots. Depending on the season a wide variety of water fowl and....  more »

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