Where is the Illinois River Road?
Traversing both east and west sides of the Illinois River from Ottawa, 150 miles south to Havana, the Illinois River Road has spurs to the communities of Princeton and Canton. The Illinois River Road corridor has over 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

The Scenic Byway is conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis, but just far enough to get away from it all. So get off the beaten path and see what the Illinois River Road has in store for you!

  
  

Explore the Illinois River Road Nature Sites Select a Site below . . .

Come and experience all the nature, beauty and adventure the Illinois River Valley has to offer. Explore over 100 nature-related sites throughout the Illinois River Valley between Ottawa and Havana. Visit our gateway communities and points in-between, along the Byway and enjoy unique dining, comfortable lodging and eclectic shopping. Whether your destination lies along the Illinois River Road or the route is part of your journey, you'll love the trip!

Select a Community OR Interest below to view related points of interest along the Byway.



 


 

647 N State Hwy 100, Astoria, IL 61501
Once a private duck-hunting club, the 2,247-acre Anderson Lake and adjacent 230-acre Carlson Lake were purchased by the state in 1947 and put under the auspices of the Illinoi...View Details.
Phone: (309) 759-4484
Area: Havana
Site Access: fee
GPS: 40.19656, -90.20330 Map It!

Between Chillicothe & Hopewell IL, Between Chillicothe & Hopewell IL, IL 61540
All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 246-8351
Area: Chillicothe
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.95500302940, -89.43878571380 Map It!

19721 US Route 24, Canton , IL 61520
An officially designated “Important Birding Area” (IBA), and purchased in the 1980's by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, this 4,363-acre complex of freshwater mar...View Details.
Phone: (309) 647-9184
Area: Canton
Site Access: free
GPS: 40.53741, -89.86183 Map It!

Route 89/Illinois River, Spring Valley, IL 61362
Fishermen are in their glory in the Illinois Valley. Northern pike, walleye, and smallmouth bass are among numerous varieties of fish that frequent the Illinois River. Popul...View Details.
Phone: (815) 663-6141
Area: Spring Valley
GPS: 41.327535, -89.199808 Map It!

Spoon River, Bernadotte, IL
Located on Central Illinois' legendary Spoon River, the little community of Bernadotte is the site of the only dam on the river, a small and quaint structure which was constru...View Details.
Phone: (309) 338-5689
Area: Canton
GPS: 40.466667, -90.283333 Map It!

19721 N US Highway 24, Canton, IL 61520
Many Illinois anglers list Rice Lake as one of the best lakes in the area for its large variety of game fish. Fifteen miles of shoreline provide plenty of space, or bring your...View Details.
Phone: (309) 647-9184
Area: Canton
GPS: 40.46919273970, -89.91381771660 Map It!

Co Rd 1170 N, between IL-40 & US-34, West of Buda, IL 61361
This area is made up of 911 acres of mostly unclaimed stripmining land with 15 stocked lakes of fishing. Shore access is limited in places where the shorelines drop off sudden...View Details.
Phone: (815) 454-2328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.32296797840, -89.72172305790 Map It!

Junction of Route 24 & N Main Street, Washington, IL 61571
Bowen Lake is a borrow pit of 5.8 acres in size and a maximum dept of 64 feet. Largemouth bass, bluegill, and channel fish. Spring and summer are good for bluegill. Water is q...View Details.
Phone: (309) 444-9413
Area: East Peoria
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.72874858060, -89.41577647030 Map It!

Southeast Mackinaw, IL, Mackinaw, IL 61755
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Area: Pekin
GPS: 40.52457417030, -89.37425698420 Map It!

620 E. Boy Scout Road, Chillicothe, IL 61523
Camp Wokanda, acquired from W.D. Boyce Council of the Boy Scouts of America, offers a beautiful 316-acre woodland setting, including a lake for fishing. The camp, with dining ...View Details.
Phone: 309-686-3360
Area: Chillicothe
Site Access: fee for camping
GPS: 40.84193, -89.58304 Map It!

Rural Route 5, Canton, IL 61520
Located just east of Canton, the 250-acre Canton Lake's lovely, wooded, 13-mile shoreline has a public campground and boat launch, as well as private residences. Open April 15...View Details.
Phone: (309) 647-0065
Area: Canton
Site Access: free; fee
GPS: 40.56127, -89.97540 Map It!

647 N State HWY 100, Astoria, IL 61501
Part of Anderson State Fish & Wildlife Area, which is 2,247 acres and is located in west-central Illinois, about 11 miles north of Browning in Fulton County along Route 100....View Details.
Phone: (309) 759-4484
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.18747987010, -90.20435345310 Map It!

Western Lynchburg Township, East of Browning, IL 62627
Sanganois Fish & Wildlife Area is at the junction of the Sangamon and Illinois river. The area lies in southwest Mason County, northwestern Cass County, and one small portion ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 546-2628
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.12874177620, -90.31402398190 Map It!

19031 E CR 2110N, Havana, IL 62644
Owned and operated by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, this 4,480-acre site contains elements of several habitats: Oak-hickory forest, riparian forest, floodplain shrub, mars...View Details.
Phone: (309) 535-2290
Area: Havana
Site Access: free
GPS: 40.36270, -89.98904 Map It!

21228 Yankee Ln, Chillicothe, IL 61523
The Chillicothe Sportsmen's Club is a not-for-profit Illinois Corporation featuring facilities for shooting sports, archery and fishing....View Details.
Phone: (309) 274-9988
Area: Chillicothe
Site Access: Fee
GPS: 40.94659488820, -89.47319114810 Map It!

Western Lynchburg Township, East of Browning, IL 62627
Sanganois Fish & Wildlife Area is at the junction of the Sangamon and Illinois river. The area lies in southwest Mason County, northwestern Cass County, and one small portion ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 546-2628
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.12013154720, -90.27681644360 Map It!

South of DePue, IL, Depue, IL 61322
Since the areas border the Illinois river, boating and fishing are popular. Species of interest to anglers include walleye, sauger, white bass, smallmouth bass, largemouth bas...View Details.
Phone: (815) 447-2353
Area: DePue
GPS: 41.31519197400, -89.31419392440 Map It!

1001 W. 4th Street PO Box 52, DePue, IL 61322
The Donnelley/DePue State Fish and Wildlife Areas complex, home to a $1 million State Duck Stamp Project, is managed primarily for migratory waterfowl. Frank C. Bellerose, wor...View Details.
Phone: 815-447-2353
Area: DePue
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.32370, -89.31647 Map It!

State Rt. 78/97 , Lewistown, IL 61542
Derived from an Indian name for ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 535-2290
Area: Lewistown
Site Access: free
GPS: 40.30547, -90.08533 Map It!

200-889 block of Lake Road, Eureka, IL 61530
The lake is 27 acres in size with a 14' maximum depth. It was the former water supply from the City of Eureka. The shoreline is accessible. There is a concrete boat ramp and o...View Details.
Phone: (309) 467-2113
Area: Pekin
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.70556538640, -89.28071803570 Map It!

Bittersweet Road, East Peoria, IL 61603
Managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visitors can use the trails to go hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. No motorized vehicles are allowed. Farmdale prov...View Details.
Phone: (309) 676-4601
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.675887, -89.501455 Map It!

Co Rd 100 N, 0.5 mile East of IL-18, East of Henry, IL, IL 61322
From Henry, take Illinois Rout 18 east 4.1 miles to a blacktop road, then turn west and go 0.5 mile. The nature preserve is on the north side of the road. George S. Park Natur...View Details.
Phone: (815) 447-2353
Area: Henry
GPS: 41.11885894670, -89.29743230390 Map It!

2218 N. Prospect Road, Peoria , IL 61603
Designed by the legendary gardener Oscar F. Dubuis and dedicated in 1896, Glen Oak Park is the focal point of northeastern Peoria and home to the Peoria Park District headquar...View Details.
Phone: (309) 681-2902
Area: Peoria
Site Access: free; fee
GPS: 40.71707, -89.57568 Map It!

26472 E IL-9, Canton, IL 61520
Gobbler's Knob is a hunting preserve located in Canton IL, in which you can schedule hunts for Pheasant, Quail, and Chuckar. Please schedule a hunt with Don Deuel this season....View Details.
Phone: 3096473641
Area: Canton
Site Access: Fee
GPS: 40.53005438870, -89.94395008510 Map It!

19721 N US Highway 24, South of Banner, IL 61520
Many Illinois anglers list Rice Lake as one of the best lakes in the area for its large variety of game fish. Fifteen miles of shoreline provide plenty of space, or bring your...View Details.
Phone: (309) 647 9184
Area: Canton
GPS: 40.44349000740, -89.92888449580 Map It!

Between Sparland & Henry, Between Sparland & Henry, IL 61540
All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can ...View Details.
Phone: 3092468351
Area: Henry
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.04832305370, -89.41985577360 Map It!

Co Rd 1170 N, between IL-40 & US-34, West of Buda, IL, IL 61361
This area is made up of 911 acres of mostly unclaimed stripmining land with 15 stocked lakes of fishing. Shore access is limited in places where the shorelines drop off sudden...View Details.
Phone: (815) 454-2328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.32739983550, -89.72561873420 Map It!

647 N State HWY 100, Astoria, IL 61501
Anderson State Fish & Wildlife Area is 2,247 acres and is located in west-central Illinois, about 11 miles north of Browning in Fulton County along Route 100....View Details.
Phone: (309) 759-4484
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.20404726140, -90.15867727280 Map It!

Co Rd 1170 N, between IL-40 & US-34, West of Buda, IL, IL 61361
This area is made up of 911 acres of mostly unclaimed stripmining land with 15 stocked lakes of fishing. Shore access is limited in places where the shorelines drop off sudden...View Details.
Phone: 8154542328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.34236376140, -89.73483642900 Map It!

Southeast side of Railroad Street, Hopedale, IL 61747
Located northeast edge of the Village of Hopedale. This pond is approximately 5 acres with a 12' maximum depth. An old earthen dam, around 100 years old, which was created for...View Details.
Phone: (309) 449-5782
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.42084295760, -89.40978052520 Map It!

South of La Salle, La Salle, IL
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Area: Ottawa
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.32081702080, -89.09920505480 Map It!

Just East of IL-351 & Canal Street, Peru, IL 60450
The Lock 14 area of the I&M Canal, the best part of this pool is approximately one mile long by 30 yards wide(which runs from the lock itself to the Little Vermilion River aqu...View Details.
Phone: (815) 942-0796
Area: Utica
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.32537277890, -89.09993591880 Map It!

515 S. Spalding, Spring Valley, IL 61362
Founded in January 2010, Time on the Water Outdoors is dedicated to the outdoorsmen. Our ownership and expert staff are avid outdoorsmen and are here to help you be more succe...View Details.
Phone: (815) 663-1000
Area: Spring Valley
GPS: 41.320523, -89.199768 Map It!

South of Hartford Rd, between Grove Rd & Dale Rd, Northwest of Minier, IL, IL 61755
The area consists of approximately 80 acres. It has a mixture of cool season grasses and legumes, native warm season grasses, timber areas, tree and shrub plantings, agricultu...View Details.
Phone: 3099634969
Area: Pekin
GPS: 40.37484941300, -89.34093832650 Map It!

647 N State HWY 100, Astoria, IL 61501
Anderson State Fish & Wildlife Area is 2,247 acres and is located in west-central Illinois, about 11 miles north of Browning in Fulton County along Route 100....View Details.
Phone: 3097594484
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.17354374080, -90.18788153030 Map It!

13921 W. Route 150, Brimfield, IL 61517
Jubilee College State Park is a 3,200-acre facility situated in the Illinoisan drift-plan, replete with rolling topography and the meandering Jubilee Creek. Visitors may see d...View Details.
Phone: (309) 446-3758
Area: Peoria
Site Access: free; fee please call ahead before visiting
GPS: 40.81026, -89.81385 Map It!

Tom Merwin Dr, Mendota, IL 61342
Located within Mendota Lake Park in Mendota, IL...View Details.
Phone: (815) 539-6879
Area: Ottawa
GPS: 41.56076527860, -89.13773426940 Map It!

Tom Merwin Dr, Mendota, IL 61342
Located within Mendota Lake Park in Mendota, IL...View Details.
Phone: (815) 539-6879
Area: Ottawa
GPS: 41.55829928560, -89.13054171920 Map It!

1200 Lakeland Park Drive, Canton, IL 61520
Measuring nearly 600 acres in size, Canton's Lakeland Park is a prime example of the possibilities involved in restoring ecological integrity to strip mining sites. Much of th...View Details.
Phone: 309-647-4702
Area: Canton
Site Access: free, fee for fishing & boating
GPS: 40.57854, -90.04823 Map It!

2651 N 21st Rd, Marseilles, IL 61341
LaSalle Lake, a manmade, 2,058 acre lake 8 miles southeast of Mareseilles. A boat is not needed to fish Lasalle Lake, many anglers have success from the bank. ...View Details.
Phone: 8153571608
Area: Marseilles
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.25531126770, -88.63686899220 Map It!

Co Rd 1170 N, between IL-40 & US-34, West of Buda, IL, IL 61361
This area is made up of 911 acres of mostly unclaimed stripmining land with 15 stocked lakes of fishing. Shore access is limited in places where the shorelines drop off sudden...View Details.
Phone: (815) 454-2328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.33139032920, -89.72963508240 Map It!

15470 Nelson Rd, Mackinaw, IL 61755
1,428 acres of rolling terrain dominated by two miles of Mackinaw River frontage; 60% timbered, 40% open meadow, agriculture field and interior ponds. There are two ponds at ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 963-4969
Area: Pekin
GPS: 40.55138577060, -89.29441671870 Map It!

2660 E. 2350th Rd., Marseilles, IL 61341
Marseilles State Fish & Wildlife Area is a 2,550 acre site that is managed by the IDNR as a Hunting and Habitat management site. The site is jointly used by the Illinois Natio...View Details.
Phone: (815) 795-2448
Area: Marseilles
GPS: 41.27741562520, -88.68534835790 Map It!

236 State Rt 26, Lacon, IL 61540
Initiated in 1925, the Marshall State Fish & Wildlife Area presently includes about 6,000 acres spread over 3 different units along 10 miles of Illinois River shoreline. All t...View Details.
Phone: (309) 246-8351
Area: Lacon
Site Access: free; fee for camping
GPS: 40.95450, -89.42854 Map It!

Route 178, Utica, IL 61373
Donated to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources by the F.W. Matthiessen family in 1943, Matthiessen State Park is comprised of nearly 2,000 acres of prairies, bluff an...View Details.
Phone: 815-667-4868
Area: Utica
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.295027,-89.025307 Map It!

16006-875 East Street, Sheffield, IL 61361
Approaching 900 acres in size, Mautino State Fish & Wildlife Area is comprised of a restored strip mine which has attracted a vibrant community of plants and animals to its fo...View Details.
Phone: 815-454-2328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.32332, -89.71890 Map It!

Between Chillicothe & Hopewell IL, Between Chillicothe & Hopewell IL, IL 61540
All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 246-8351
Area: Chillicothe
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.95890798160, -89.45748298550 Map It!

Bureau/Putnam County Line, DePue, IL 61322
Dedicated in 1969, the 340-acre Miller-Anderson Nature Preserve contains a variety of natural communities, dominated by old-growth oak-hickory bluff forests and maple-basswood...View Details.
Area: DePue
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.23922, -89.40031 Map It!

551 South 14th St, Pekin, IL 61554
The Lagoon is found in Mineral Springs Park inside the City of Pekin off of Court Street. The Lagoon is 7 acres in size with a maximum depth of 8'. The entire shoeline is pave...View Details.
Phone: (309) 347-7275
Area: Pekin
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.56411174260, -89.63009531960 Map It!

Co Rd 1170 N, between IL-40 & US-34, West of Buda, IL, IL 61361
This area is made up of 911 acres of mostly unclaimed stripmining land with 15 stocked lakes of fishing. Shore access is limited in places where the shorelines drop off sudden...View Details.
Phone: (815) 454-2328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.33540431960, -89.73998073650 Map It!

East 5th Road, Utica, IL 61373
Mitchell's Grove Nature Preserve is a 184-acre wooded site donated to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources in 1998 by William H. and Irene Mitchell. The Mitchell famil...View Details.
Area: Utica
Site Access: free
GPS: 41.37635, -89.06792 Map It!

5802 N Orange Prairie Road, Peoria, IL 61603
This 6.4 acre lake is accessible to shore anglers by a paved trail and 3 fishing piers. Available fish species are largemouth bass, bluegill, red ear sunfish, channel catfish,...View Details.
Phone: (309) 682-1200
Area: Peoria
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.76610332640, -89.67526104230 Map It!

13001 Weishaupt Rd, Mackinaw, IL 61550
Introducing Central Illinois' premier sporting clay and hunting club. Along with other amenities, we specialize in sporting clays, 5-stand, and game bird hunting. Oak Ridge is...View Details.
Phone: (309) 359-8588
Area: Pekin
Site Access: Fee
GPS: 40.51116678930, -89.38853668140 Map It!

Co Rd 1170 N, between IL-40 & US-34, West of Buda, IL, IL 61361
This area is made up of 911 acres of mostly unclaimed stripmining land with 15 stocked lakes of fishing. Shore access is limited in places where the shorelines drop off sudden...View Details.
Phone: (815) 454-2328
Area: Princeton
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.33033564080, -89.73104846050 Map It!

Western Lynchburg Township, East of Browning, IL 62627
Sanganois Fish & Wildlife Area is at the junction of the Sangamon and Illinois river. The area lies in southwest Mason County, northwestern Cass County, and one small portion ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 546-2628
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.07917766180, -90.27975379180 Map It!

West of where IL29 & IL98 meet, Pekin, IL 61546
Total area: 1,181 acres. Huntable acres: 305. This area is a bottomland of sloughs, lakes, and low timbered ridges. Practically all of the area is subject to and conditioned b...View Details.
Phone: (309) 968-7135
Area: Pekin
GPS: 40.58619771710, -89.65003046270 Map It!

At the end of McNaughton Park Rd off Route 98, Pekin, IL 61554
McNaughton Pond is 1.2 acres and Calvin Butterfield is 3 acres in size. ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 347-7275
Area: Pekin
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.59449106380, -89.60304313990 Map It!

1470 IL Rt 26, East Peoria, IL 61611
Club House & outside pavillion. Ckub House has refreshments. Non-Member shottings costs $6.00 for 25 targets. Hearing & eye protection are required....View Details.
Phone: 3098228146
Area: East Peoria
Site Access: Fee
GPS: 40.80205123180, -89.52178143830 Map It!

Manito Rd, Pekin, IL 61546
Powerton Lake is a 1,426 acre lake built on the floodplain of the Illinois River in 1971 by Commonwealth Edison Company as a cooling reservoir for the fossil-fuel plant and op...View Details.
Phone: 3099687135
Area: Pekin
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.54790318120, -89.70541094110 Map It!

North of Havana, IL, North of Havana, IL, IL 62644
The refuge is comprised of 4,388 acres of land and water. Lake Chautauqua impounds 3,200 acres of water, while another 800 acres of water and timbered bottomland are located o...View Details.
Phone: (309) 535-2290
Area: Havana
GPS: 40.34743569040, -90.04094028410 Map It!

US Route 24, Canton , IL 61520
An officially designated Important Birding Area, this complex of wetlands is composed of 5,660 acres with shallow floodplain lakes and bottomland forest habitats. Spring and f...View Details.
Phone: (309) 647-9184
Area: Canton
Site Access: free; fee
GPS: 40.461952,-89.934597 Map It!

25799 E. CR 2300 N - Mason County Road, Forest City, IL 61532
Fifteen centuries ago, melt-waters from the last Ice Age deposited vast amounts of sand along the Illinois River valley, which have since been sculpted into massive dunes. Fol...View Details.
Phone: (309) 597-2212
Area: Havana
Site Access: fee
GPS: 40.39050, -89.87088 Map It!

Along Vermilion River on Couty Route 5, Northwest of Streator, IL 61373
This site occupies 200 acres, all of which are huntable. The site is predominately wooded and the terrain can be fairly rugged. There are some steep bluffs on this area. Pleas...View Details.
Phone: 8156674868
Area: Streator
GPS: 41.19435377510, -88.89574943990 Map It!

East of Henry, IL, East of Henry, IL, IL 61540
All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 246-8351
Area: Henry
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.12182544430, -89.32489599880 Map It!

Between Sparland & Hopewell, IL, Between Sparland & Hopewell, IL, IL 61540
All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 246-8351
Area: Chillicothe
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.99628054490, -89.42341704010 Map It!

East of La Salle, La Salle, IL
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Area: Ottawa
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.32949284890, -89.06384524230 Map It!

East of Bureau Junction, IL, Depue, IL 61322
Since the areas border the Illinois river, boating and fishing are also popular. Species in interest to anglers include walleye, sauger, white bass, smallmouth bass, largemout...View Details.
Phone: (815) 447-2353
Area: DePue
GPS: 41.29842298560, -89.34816487970 Map It!

7982 South Park Road, Manito, IL 61546
Once the main channel of the Illinois River, Spring Lake is now geologically classified as a “meander scar, an abandoned channel of the river. Guarded by a high sandstone bluf...View Details.
Phone: (309) 968-7135
Area: Manito
GPS: 40.44281, -89.89162 Map It!

Western Lynchburg Township, East of Browning, IL 62627
Sanganois Fish & Wildlife Area is at the junction of the Sangamon and Illinois river. The area lies in southwest Mason County, northwestern Cass County, and one small portion ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 546-2628
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.13486695390, -90.24227333220 Map It!

West of Starved Rock Nature Preserve on IL-71, Utica, IL 61373
Site is closed for early (September) seasons for teal and Canada goose. Site closes to all waterfowl hunting at the end of the regular statewide duck or Canada goose season, w...View Details.
Area: Utica
GPS: 41.30997840550, -88.93821300740 Map It!

Route 71 & Route 178, Utica, IL 61373
Starved Rock is one of the premier natural areas in the Midwest. There are 18 canyons cut by melting glaciers at the end of the ice age. They sparkle seasonally with waterfall...View Details.
Phone: 815-667-4726
Area: Utica
Site Access: free; fee
GPS: 41.309139, -88.988893 Map It!

Western Lynchburg Township, East of Browning, IL 62627
Sanganois Fish & Wildlife Area is at the junction of the Sangamon and Illinois river. The area lies in southwest Mason County, northwestern Cass County, and one small portion ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 546-2628
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.14580642520, -90.26746321610 Map It!

647 N State HWY 100, Astoria, IL 61501
Anderson State Fish & Wildlife Area is 2,247 acres and is located in west-central Illinois, about 11 miles north of Browning in Fulton County along Route 100....View Details.
Phone: (309) 759-4484
Area: Havana
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.19022595690, -90.17685610970 Map It!

State Route 78/97, Lewistown, IL 61542
TNC has embarked on one of the largest wetland restoration projects in the U.S. Beneath the nearly 7,000 acres of plowed cropland was a dormant seed bank of prairie, hardwood ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 547-2730
Area: Lewistown
GPS: 40.35838, -90.08587 Map It!

Southeast of De Pue, IL, Depue, IL 61322
Since the areas border the Illinois river, boating and fishing are popular. Species in interest to anglers include walleye, sauger, white bass, smallmouth bass, largemouth bas...View Details.
Phone: (815) 447-2353
Area: DePue
GPS: 41.31317520800, -89.25873822360 Map It!

N Linden St & N Cedar St, Delavan, IL 61734
Located on the north edge of Delavan in the Delavan Village Park. Delavan Park Pond is a 2 acres in size with a maximum depth of 8 feet. The entire shoreline is accessible. ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 244-7146
Area: Pekin
Site Access: Free
GPS: 40.37723721400, -89.54191555750 Map It!

Between Sparland & Henry, IL, Between Sparland & Henry, IL, IL 61540
All fishing is done on the Illinois River and its backwater. Bluegill, crappie, bullhead and channel catfish are the most frequently caught fish. More experienced anglers can ...View Details.
Phone: (309) 246-8351
Area: Henry
Site Access: Free
GPS: 41.07200988280, -89.39873014420 Map It!

SE of the intersection of Western Rd & Yankee Ln, West of Henry, IL, IL 61540
The 118 acre Whitefield PHA is composed of native warm season grasses with forbs, switchgrass, cool season grasses with legumes, food plots, and wetlands. This area was purch...View Details.
Phone: 3092468351
Area: Henry
GPS: 41.10979704570, -89.50478001990 Map It!

524 Conservation Ln, Low Point, IL 61545
Most of this 2,900 acre site is open water, a back water slough of the Illinois River, making it an ideal resting place for migrating waterfowl. Managed for duck hunting, many...View Details.
Phone: 3098228861
Area: East Peoria
GPS: 40.87938743770, -89.45638712160 Map It!