Emiquon Campus

Emiquon is located in southeastern Fulton County about 40 miles southwest of Peoria and 2 miles northwest of Havana. The centerpiece of the Emiquon Campus is The Nature Conservancy's Emiquon Preserve which is 6,892 acres in size.

Dickson Mounds Museum is located on the eastern edge of Emiquon. Please begin your visit with a trip to this world renowned attraction which also serves as the Emiquon visitor's center.

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has two refuges located within the Emiquon Campus.  The Emiquon National Wildlife Refuge is located just to the south of the Emiquon Preserve on the west side of the Illinois River.  The Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge is located across the Illinois River directly east of the Emiquon Preserve.  Both are part of the Illinois River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The headquarters for  the Emiquon and Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuges is located at Chautauqua.  The Headquarters is open from 7:30 to 4:00, Monday through Friday. Visitors are welcome during daylight hours, but when the office is closed, only pit toilets are available and there is no running water. 

 

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