Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge
The Middle Mississippi River National Wildlife Refuge was established on May 31, 2000 and is part of the Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge Complex. The complex was established in 1958 for the protection of migratory birds and spans 350 miles along the Mississippi River in the states of Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. The Middle Mississippi River Refuge has three divisions - Meissner Island, near Valmeyer, Illinois; Harlow Island, near Festus, Missouri; and Wilkinson Island, near Gorham, Illinois.
Contact refuge manager at 618/997 3344, x342, for driving directions to each division.www.hobogrill.org