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War Bluff Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Bushwhack Rd., Golconda, IL 62938

Bird & Eagle Watching

The largest Illinois Audubon sanctuary is War Bluff Valley Sanctuary, is located in southeastern Illinois.

Nestled in the uplands of the Shawnee National Forest, supports mature oak-hickory woods, river bottom forests, young forests and old field habitats. More than 530 types of plants, including a rich variety of wildflowers and 20 types of ferns. 10 walking paths give access to the area.

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