Lost Mound Unit, Upper Mississippi River Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Lost Mound is a 3,022-acre tract on the Mississippi River located on an old munitions testing army base that closed in 2000. Unique features of this site include sand prairie remnants, forests, backwater wetlands, old military buildings, Indian burial mounds and the largest sand dune in Illinois.

Activities Amenities Open
hiking
biking
birding
managed deer hunting
 
parking
welcome center
informational kiosk
nature trail
overlook
 
6 am-10 pm, April through October

Handicap Accessible  

Lost Mound Unit, Upper Mississippi River Fish and Wildlife Refuge

Upper Mississippi River Fish and Wildlife Refuge
Region: Northwest Carroll County
3159 Crim Dr, Savanna, IL 61074
815-273-3184

http://www.fws.gov/midwest/uppermississippiriver
uppermississippiriver@fws.gov

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