Where is the Illinois River Road?
Traversing both east and west sides of the Illinois River from Ottawa, 150 miles south to Havana, the Illinois River Road has spurs to the communities of Princeton and Canton. The Illinois River Road corridor has over 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

The Scenic Byway is conveniently located between Chicago and St. Louis, but just far enough to get away from it all. So get off the beaten path and see what the Illinois River Road has in store for you!


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Our calendar of events is an up-to-the-minute guide on everything happening along the Illinois River Road. If you're looking to enjoy everything from seasonal festivals, to outdoor recreation specials, you'll find it listed here. Be sure and also check out the event calendar links under the Gateway and Portal Community pages.  Help us continue to build our events calendar - Submit Your Event!

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Feb. 3, 2018 - Feb. 3, 2018, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Variety of Locations throughout Lewistown and Havana
Join us for the annual Fulton-Mason Eagle Day event. Activities include live raptor programs, hands-on activities and crafts for kids, and bird watching in various locations in Lewistown and Havana, Illinois. The event is free and for all ages. Sponsored by the City of Lewistown, Forbes Biological Station, Havana Jaycees, Illinois River Biological Station, Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds, Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon, The Nature Conservancy, USFWS Illinois River Refuges Complex, and Lewistown Chamber of Commerce. Activities and displays contributed by the Astoria High School’s Environmental Club, Emiquon Audubon, Fulton County Arts Council, Havana Park District, Illinois River Scenic Byway, USFWS Carterville FWCP Wilmington Substation, University of Illinois Prairie Research Institute's Traveling Science Center, and the University of Illinois Extension's Master Gardeners, Master Naturalists, and 4-H club. Visitors may also enjoy a stop at Native Trails Winery after the day's activities. ...Free, donations appreciated. Event Type: Family
Phone: 3095473721
Area: Havana