21 miles Northeast of Parsons Located on the broad, flat flood plain below the junction of Flat Rock Creek and the Neosho River, the wildlife area is a man-made marsh developed by the Department in 1960.
Neosho Wildlife Area
Opened in 1909 and formerly the Carnegie Library, the Carnegie Arts Center, is being transformed into a versatile new arts facility. Celebrations plans for the 100th Anniversary of the Carnegie are scheduled for May 2009
Both museums house many interesting items - the Parsons Historical Museum has a complete dentist office, not to mention a very large photographic collection of people, places, and events all from Parsons' great past.