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Eagle Watching - Union County Refuge

2755 Refuge Road,, Jonesboro, IL 62952

Bird & Eagle Watching

An Illinois Department of Natural resources site.

The Union County Refuge in Union offers a popular spot for bald eagle watching. Visitors can view bald eagles and take wildlife photography off the main road, which runs down the middle of the wildlife refuge. Park rangers will be available weekdays to answer questions about the eagles and other wildlife spotted in the refuge. Admission is free. For more information on eagle watching, contact the Union County Refuge (618-833-5175).

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