The Nature Conservancy: Emiquon Preserve Visitor Access Area

The Emiquon Visitor Access Area located  along the shore of Thompson Lake is now open to the public.  This area offers wildlife viewing, bird-watching, limited hiking, and lake access.  This area also features two visitor observatories with interpretive exhibits. 

Visitor Use MapVisitor Use Map

The Access area is located just off of Illinois Route 97 & 78.  Open dawn to dusk.

 


 

Emiquon Area Map

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