Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge
Havana, IL 62644
Wildlife Refuge: Birding, Fish, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge was established December 29, 1993, with the purchase of its first 284 acres. About 2,200 acres have been acquired to date. The refuge is being assembled to protect, restore, and manage migratory bird, fish, and resident wildlife habitat in the Illinois River Valley, while providing for increased public recreation and educational opportunities. When complete, it will contain 11,122 acres.