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Winter Weather

Flooding Swan Spillway

Event Postponed

The Eagle Watching Open House scheduled for Feb 21 has been postponed due to a winter weather advisory issued for Feb 20 and 21. The event is rescheduled for March 7. Please call 618-883-2524 for more information. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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: Feb 20, 2015
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