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Henry N Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center

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Fantastic Visit for All Ages!

The Naturalist was so informative about all we would encounter in the area. They have live snakes... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
Carla V
Beautiful area that is very unique

So much information about the area, great exhibits with live turtles and native snakes. Can look... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
644gaye
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Sep 12, 2018
“Fantastic Visit for All Ages!”
Jul 28, 2018
“Beautiful area that is very unique”
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8885 State Route 37 S, Cypress, IL 62923-2323
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Reviewed 12 September 2018

The Naturalist was so informative about all we would encounter in the area. They have live snakes, examples of what to watch out for. Depending on what might be brought in in the morning, we saw two praying mantis + several monarch caterpillars feeding on...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

So much information about the area, great exhibits with live turtles and native snakes. Can look out the back of the wetland center and see the wetland. Hiking path to see native plants which were blooming as well as the tunnel hill trail. Don’t pass...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2017

This is your first stop to get information on what too see in the area. The nature center itself is a well worth your time as well, but the real fun is in seeing some of the state champion tress and super interesting environments that...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2016

The lady at the desk was very helpful and gave us great insight on where to find walking trails, fishing ponds, and area attractions.

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Well worth the visit. I grew up a few miles from the center and didn't know the details. Excellent history and displays explaining the region. I could have just sat in the observation room and watched the wildlife in the comfort of A/C. On an...More

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