Illinois Waterway Visitors Center


Visitor Center at an operating lock for boats. The viewing deck provides a view of massive towboats and barges locking through, as well as the most amazing view of Starved Rock State Park across the river.

Watch Bald eagles fish for food during winter months. Observe Great blue heron and American white pelicans during the spring, summer and fall. Call for details on which America The Beautiful National Parks passes are available at this site.

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