Brunswick Public Access - Brunswick, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 39° 25.324 W 093° 07.902
15S E 488663 N 4363623
Quick Description: Not a lot of land, but lots of birds
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 12/7/2014 3:47:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMN1F1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Sieni
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of site: Chariton County
Location of site: Polk St., 1 block S. of US 24 (Broadway St), Brunswick
Canoeing available if you have your own canoe
Parking lot, restrooms, pavilion and picnic table
Camp site, RV parking available ~ There are electrical hook-ups and water but you must contact the City of Brunswick at 660/548-3028 for access.
Forest and Woodland - 1 acres
Grassland (non-prairie) - 2 acres
MDC features: boat ramp, picnic area, pavilion, and a permanent stream (Grand River)
Missouri River is 3 miles down stream on the Grand River

List of birds already discovered at this site, list maintained by the The Audubon Society of Missouri


A little history:
Lewis and Clark camp site is here. They met with and recruited fur trader Pierre Dorion here. Also here the Potawatomi Indians ferried their wagons across the Grand River, right here - 1838.

Ramp is on the Grand River about 1/2 up stream from the mouth of the river as it flows into the Missouri River. To explain the statement in the short description. In 1804, when Lewis and Clark came through here on the Corps of Discovery, this very bank (see photo) was the north bank of the Missouri River and the mouth of the Grand River was some 1/4 of a mile west (or to your right as you view the photo). Over the years the Missouri changed course, and is 3 miles south of this location, and the mouth of the Grand River shifted down the old channel and meets the Missouri about 3 miles SE.

Park Name: Brunswick Public Access

Sponsoring Organization: Missouri Conservation Department

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Website: [Web Link]

Entrance Fee: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

List any Hides, Birding Towers, or other structures to assist in Birdwatching found at the location:
None available


Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

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