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Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge

137 Rustic Campus Rd., Ullin, IL 62992

Bird & Eagle Watching

Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge is located in southernmost Illinois, within the Cache River Watershed.

Visit Illinois’ bayou. Yes, the bayou in Illinois. Cypress Creek Wildlife Refuge is home to incredible cypress-filled swamps and wetlands and is unlike anything you expect to find in the Midwest. The refuge protects 15,000 acres of lush wetlands and some of the oldest living trees east of the Mississippi River.

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