Upper Mississippi River U.S. Fish & Wildlife Refuge: Spring Lake Unit

This site provides scenic views of both Spring Lake as well as the Mississippi River. Most notable is the 8.7 mile gravel path that runs along the edges of Spring Lake with two observation decks.

Activities Amenities Open
Hiking (marked trail)
biking
fishing (pool 13)
picnicking
and birding
 
Great River Trail access
large parking lot
interpretive signs
benches
port-a-potty
picnic tables
overlooks
bike rack
and a gravel path around Spring Lake
 
Open from dawn to dusk year round

Handicap Accessible  

Upper Mississippi River U.S. Fish & Wildlife Refuge: Spring Lake Unit

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
Region: West Carroll County
1/2 mile s. of Doty Rd and Hwy 84, Thomson, IL 61285
815-273-2732

www.fws.gov/midwest/ uppermississippiriver
UpperMississippiRiverfws.gov

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