Plan Your Visit


Currently, Kankakee National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area consists of the Kolar Savanna Unit, a 66-acre tract near Hopkins Park, Illinois. You are welcome to visit during daylight hours.

Directions, Address & Contact Info

Kolar Savanna Unit -

Intersection of Kankakee County Roads 17000 E and 8000 S. The site is in extreme northeast Iroquois County, immediately east of Iroquois County Conservation Area. The roads are unpaved, sand and narrow. Google Map link

For more information, contact Jeanne Holler, 612-713-5327

Know Before You Go

There are no facilities located at the Kolar Savanna Unit currently. Please plan accordingly. Water, sunscreen, and insect repellent are strongly recommended.