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Shedd Aquarium

Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway

100 SW Water Street, Peoria, IL 61602

Bird & Eagle Watching

Explore the Illinois River Valley and its beauty on the Illinois River Road National Scenic Byway!

The Byway unites more than 100 nature-based destinations throughout the Illinois River Valley, beginning in Ottawa and ending 150 miles south in Havana. Find the best spots for hunting, fishing, hiking, biking, canoeing, wetlands, gardens, birding and watching wildlife.


Read more about the experience in the Illinois River Road article.

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