Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge


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Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge

Address:19031 E County Rd 2110N
Havana, IL 62644

Phone:309-535-2290
Fax:309-535-3023
Web: www.fws.gov/Midwest/Chautauqua
Established: 1936.
Location:Central Illinois, 25 miles southwest of Peoria.
Facilities:Visitor contact station, viewing sites, hiking trails, auto tour route, picnic area, boat ramp.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking, hunting, mushroom and berry picking, educational programs.
Special Features:Along Lake Chautauqua's east shoreline are large seepage springs which keep strips of the shoreline from icing over even in the coldest weather.
Habitats: 6,200 acres, which include 3,400-acre Lake Chautauqua, and timbered bottomlands and bluffs.
Access: Open sunrise to sunset.
Wild life: Geese, mallards, wood ducks, eagles, herons, egrets, bald eagle, white pelican, white-tailed deer, and fox.

See other parks in Illinois.
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