MPF's Coyne Prairie is an 80-acre original prairie in Dade County, an important high quality prairie anchor in the Golden Grasslands Conservation Opportunity Area. MPF purchased Coyne Prairie in June 2006. Coyne lies one-half mile southwest of the Missouri Department of Conservation’s Niawathe Prairie Natural Area (320 acres) and less than two miles southeast of Stony Point Prairie Conservation Area (960 acres).
A high number of native prairie plant species are known from Coyne and a 2012 Coyne Prairie Floristic Integrity Report
of Coyne was conducted in 2012.
2017 Floristic Integrity Report: Brown, Coyne, Denison and Snowball Hill Prairies
Coyne Prairie is located in Dade County on Highway E, about 16 miles east of Lamar. Drive 2 miles west of Highway 97 on Highway E, then south on CR 199. Parking is available along the gravel road, or drive 0.5 miles to the gate on the west side of CR 199. By GPS, N37 30.380 W93 59.149 (in decimal degrees, 37.50634 -93.98581).