Two children looking at a herd of elk from the bed of a carriage in a snowy landscape with mountains in the background

Emiquon refuge offers a unique opportunity to view wildlife from your vehicle! There are several pull of locations to watch waterfowl paddling in the North and South Globe or check for warblers in the forested areas of the Oxbow and Bellrose Units. Or take a seat on the beach overlooking the Spoon River. If wildlife strolling or setting up a scope is your preference, the levee tops (only accessible by foot) offer great viewing locations.