Bethel Prairie CA

About this Area

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(417) 895-6880
Total Acres

Bethel Prairie CA

Deer at Bethel Prairie CA
Missouri Department of Conservation

Bethel Prairie is mostly native prairie and can be very showy with wildflowers from late spring through summer. Patch-Burn-Grazing is implemented on the area during some summers to enhance the habitat structure to benefit many prairie nesting bird species such as quail and grasshopper sparrows.
Deer hunting is by Archery or Muzzleloader Method Only (antlerless permits are allowed).
Trapping is allowed by Special Use Permit.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Hunting
    • Rabbit,
    • Squirrel,
    • Turkey,
    • Deer,
    • Quail
  • Bird Watching
  • Waterfowl Hunting
    • Open Hunting
  • Trapping
    • Special Use Permit
  • Entry PointEntry Point
  • Parking LotParking Lot
  • BoundaryBoundary

Hours of Operation

Area Hours
Sunday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
From Lamar, take I-49 south, then Highway 126 west 4 miles.
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information