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National Wildlife Refuge

male wood duck on the water
Route 97/78
Havana, IL   62644
E-mail: emiquon@fws.gov
Phone Number: 309-535-2290
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Waterfowl such as wood ducks feed and rest at the refuge during migration.
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  Recreation and Education Opportunities

Environmental Education
Teacher aids are available upon request on a checkout basis. Emiquon Refuge offers an abundance of biodiversity. Wetlands, prairies, kiosks and a nature trail are but a few options for environmental education opportunities.

Sport fishing is allowed on all refuge waters from February 1 to October 15 except during temporary seasonal closures for waterfowl sanctuary as posted.

Emiquon Refuge is open to hunting of migratory game birds, upland birds, upland game, deer and turkey in designated areas. All migratory bird hunting on the refuge closes in accordance with published State waterfowl seasons.  Refuge hunting is not open for the conservation order light goose season. See the refuge website for maps and regulations.

An interpretive kiosk is located at the trailhead of the hiking trail.

Wildlife Observation
A self guided nature trail is located just south of the Spoon River.

Refuge Headquarters located on Chautauqua Refuge - Open 7:30 am to 4:00 pm, Monday - Friday. Outdoor Facilities - Open daily, dawn to dusk (year-round).

Entrance Fees
There is no entrance fee. Pedestrians and bicyclists are permitted on the refuge.

- Refuge Profile Page -