Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge
8588 Route 148
Marion, IL 62959
Wildlife Refuge: Birding, Fish, Hike, Picnic, Walk, Water Sports
The Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge was established on May 31, 2000. It has three divisions – Meissner Island, near Valmeyer, Illinois; Harlow Island, near Festus, Missouri; and Wilkinson Island, near Gorham, Illinois. The refuge headquarters is co-located with Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge.