Flag Spring Trail Conservation Area
Flag Spring Conservation Area is in Barry and McDonald counties, west of Washburn. The Conservation Department acquired the land for this 3,946-acre area between 1983 and 1992.
The area is primarily forested, with oak, hickory, eastern red cedar, and other species native to the region common.
Flag Spring, located on the west side of the property, flows year-round.
Deer and squirrels are relatively abundant. Wild turkeys have been stocked on the area and are now present in good numbers.
There is an unmanned shooting range on Flag Springs. The Range is Closed on Mondays for Maintenance.
Barry and MacDonald Counties
Latitude: 36.6196122 | Longitude: -94.071961
No Day Use Fees
Drinking Water not available
Horses have creeks for water
From Joplin, take I-49 South 35.2 Miles.
Continue onto US-71 S
3.7 mi. Turn left onto State Hwy 90 E 1.1 mi Turn right to stay on State Hwy 90 Turn left onto Miles Mountain RD
3.5 mi Turn right onto FR 2230
0.2 mi Turn left
0.3 mi Continue straight
Hunting, Fishing, Picnicking, Bike Riding,
11 Miles of Trail