Plan Your Visit

Visitors Enjoying Emiquon Refuge

Directions, Address & Contact Info

Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge, Route 78/97, Havana, Illinois 62644 Phone: 309/535-2290

For a map of the Emiquon area, click here (84 KB).

From Lewistown: Follow Route 24 east to the Route 78/97 intersection. Travel 1 mile south on Route 78/97.

From Havana: Follow Route 136W over the Illinois River Bridge. One-half mile west of the bridge, turn North onto Route 78/97.

Points of Interest

Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge is home to the Bellrose Nature Trail. This three-quarter mile, ungroomed nature trail is located at Spoon River Access Area 

Know Before You Go

When planning a trip to the refuge, it is important to wear appropriate clothing and footwear for boating or hiking excursions and to dress for the weather. Poison Ivy is common throughout forested areas. Consider bringing water, food, binoculars, field guides, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent and anything else that might make the outdoor experience more enjoyable.