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Road Conditions

Flooding Swan Spillway

Road Conditions

The refuge road through the Calhoun Wetlands Area off of Illinois River Road may be closed periodically due to muddy conditions. 

The entrance road to the Gilead access may be rough or impassable at times.

Ferry Closures

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 For the status of the Calhoun Ferry Company (Golden Eagle and Winfield) go to

For detailed directions to the refuge visitor center see the Plan Your Visit page.

Last Updated: May 11, 2015
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