Due to flooding of the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, areas of Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge are closed, however the visitor center remains open. Contact the staff at the refuge visitor center for more information by calling 618-883-2524. The visitor center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. and the first two Saturdays and Sundays of each month from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Effected areas include: Blooms Landing.
When the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers are frozen or in times of high water the ferries may close. To check the status of the Illinois Department of Transportation ferries (Brussels and Kampsville) go to http://www.idot.illinois.gov/home/Comm/emergency-road-closures. For the status of the Calhoun Ferry Company (Golden Eagle and Winfield) go to http://www.calhounferrycompany.com/.
For detailed directions to the refuge visitor center see the Plan Your Visit page.
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These white birds are one of the largest birds in North America. At Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge you'll see flocks with black tipped wings flying in lines and soaring high into the air on thermals.