Stateline Sand Ponds Natural Area
Stateline Sand Ponds Natural Area, located in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain, Clay County, is a portion of a larger 1,500-acre site that extends south and west into Arkansas and north and east into Missouri. On a landscape basis, this natural area represents part of a larger conservation effort as adjoining lands in Missouri protect similar habitat in that state. The geology of Stateline Sand Ponds incorporates floodplains, terraces, and associated landforms of the Pleistocene Mississippi River and present day Black and Little Black Rivers. Dune fields in this area extend across portions of northeastern Arkansas and southeastern Missouri. The natural area consists of a wooded tract composed of a mix of forest types set within a completely cleared agricultural landscape. The natural area represents one of the last remaining areas of habitat for the federally endangered pondberry in this corner of the state.

Specific types of hunting are allowed on this natural area. For details, see the current Arkansas Game and Fish Hunting Guidebook. Take all necessary safety precautions when visiting this area.

From the center of Corning take U.S. Highway 67 north approximately 2.8 miles to its junction with State Highway 328, turn left (west) onto State Highway 328. Go 1 mile, turn right (north) on County Road 143; go 2.5 miles north.

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