Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge
Chautauqua Refuge is situated in the middle of the Mississippi Flyway along the Illinois River near Havana, Illinois. It is an important link in the chain of resting and feeding areas for waterfowl and...[more]
19031 E. County Road 2110N
Chautauqua Refuge is located 8 miles north of Havana, Illinois, and 30 miles south of Pekin, Illinois, on the Manito Blacktop. Turn onto 1950E. Travel one mile to 2110N to the visitor center or continue on 1950E for another 1.5 miles to the Eagle Bluff Access Area for fishing and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Chautauqua Refuge has a one-half mile accessible interpretive nature trail at the refuge headquarters with three scenic boardwalks overlooking the wetland. A second trail is located at Eagle Bluff Access Area.
Boat ramps are located at Eagle Bluff Access Area.
Cameron/Billsbach Unit, between Sparland and Henry, Illinois, is accessible by boat only from the Illinois River miles 192 to 195.
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