Visitor Centers

Stop into any of the visitor centers listed below for information about the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway and the Illinois River Valley region. Please call ahead for hours of operation.

Ottawa Visitor Center

Ottawa Gateway Community

100 W. LaFayette Street

Ottawa, IL 61350


Starved Rock Area Vistor Center

Heritage Corridor CVB

801 E. US Highway 6

Utica, IL 61373

(800) 746-0550

Lock 16 Visitor Center

I&M Canal

754 First Street

LaSalle, IL 61301

(815) 220-1848

Visitor Centers in Ottawa and LaSalle

Find more information at these Gateway Communities


Princeton Chamber of Commerce

435 S. Main Street

Princeton, IL 61356

(815) 875-2616


Canton Chamber of Commerce

209 East Chestnut St., Suite 2

Canton, IL 61520

(309) 647-2677


Peoria Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

456 Fulton Street, Suite 300

Peoria, IL 61602

(309) 676-0303


Pekin Chamber of Commerce

402 Court Street

Pekin, IL 61554

(309) 346-2106


Havana Nature Center

416 N. Schrader Street

Havana, IL 62644

(309) 543-1031

Fulton County

Fulton County Outdoor

From waterways and byways to unbeaten paths, Fulton County offers an abundance of outdoor activities.