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Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge

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7071 Riverview Rd, Thomson, IL 61285-7692
+1 815-273-2732
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A Peaceful Retreat

Large parking area, clear trails, viewers along the way to make it easy to spot distant waterfowl... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
silversmith560
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Omaha, Nebraska
Pick your own favorite fishing spot

The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge extends nearly 261 miles and contains more... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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7071 Riverview Rd, Thomson, IL 61285-7692
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Large parking area, clear trails, viewers along the way to make it easy to spot distant waterfowl. A lovely afternoon walk along the Mississippi , with a variety of local Flora and fauna to see. Well maintained , porta potty available. Lovely spot!

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge extends nearly 261 miles and contains more than 200,000 acres of fish and wildlife habitat in four states along the Mississippi River from Wabasha, Minnesota, to Rock Island, Illinois. Established in 1924 as a refuge for fish, wildlife...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

This is a National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) which has been bought and paid for with money from the sales of Federal Duck Stamps. The refuge is located in four states: Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa and Illinois along the Mississippi River. The Savanna District is located in...More

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