Linscomb WA

About this Area

For more information call
(417) 876-5226
Total Acres

Formerly known as Winding River Ranch, the property (1,728 acres) was deeded to the Missouri Department of Conservation from the NeVada P. Linscomb Trust in 1998. In 2003, Linscomb Trust purchased 146 additional acres.

This 1,874 acre wildlife area contains several small ponds. The Osage River Arm of Truman Reservoir borders to the north and Simms Creek borders to the east.

The south portion of the area contains remnant prairie, while the southeast portion is oak/hickory savanna. The remainder of the area consists of cropland, old fields, timber, and wetlands.

Things to do when you visit: 
  • Hunting
    • Squirrel,
    • Turkey,
    • Deer,
    • Dove,
    • Quail,
    • Rabbit
  • Fishing
    • Catfish
  • Bird Watching
  • 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 El Dorado Springs, take Highway 82 northeast 9 miles, then Route OO north 1.50 miles.
Area Regulations
Seasonal Hunting and Fishing Information

Linscomb WA Prairie Restoration

Native grasses and flowers cover a broad field under a blue sky.
Prairie reconstruction at Linscomb Wildlife Area
Submitted by Matt Hill