Discover Nature

Along the Illinois River Road
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Explore one of America's most scenic Byways

Travel along 150 miles of the Illinois River Road corridor, which stretches from Ottawa, IL south to Havana. Explore 100 natural and historic sites and numerous unique communities located throughout its 10-county region.

Upcoming Events

Early Ford V8 Exhibit

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm CDT

Tot Time: A Turtle’s Pace

October 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Dickson Mounds Museum

Dickson Mounds Museum Spoon River Scenic Drive Weekend Events (October 6, 7 and 13, 14)

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 7 @ 5:00 pm CDT
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Your next Illinois River Road adventure awaits

Whether you have an afternoon, a day, or long weekend for exploring the Illinois River Road, we have your must-see points of interests planned for you!