Great Outdoors

Big Bend Fish & Wildlife Conservation

Prophetstown Township , IL

Take Only Memories, Leave Only Footprints

The Greater Rock Falls Area is bursting with wildlife and we are lucky to have the IDNR & the conservancy minded City of Rock Falls and it's citizens, working tirelessly to ensure the survival and growth of countless species. The IDNR's latest restoration was  Big Bend Fish & Wildlife Conservation Area near Prophetstown, IL. It's only a half hour away from Rock Falls and worth the visit. They just completed a major wetland restoration and rehab project there last fall (2015). Many of the marshes can be observed from or near the roadsides, as well as some of the terrestrial habitats that will have wildlife viewing vistas. Thank you Illinois Department of Natural Resources and wildlife biologist, Scott Schaeffer! For more information on Prophetstown State Park Click Here

Additional Info

  • What To Do: Great Outdoors
  • Address: 12010 Vandamme Rd
  • City: Prophetstown Township
  • State: IL
  • Postcode: 61277
  • Telephone: (815) 537-2270
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    March 8, 2019

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