Green River State Wildlife Area Article

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Green River State Wildlife Area
IUCN category IV (habitat/species management area)
Map showing the location of Green River State Wildlife Area
Map showing the location of Green River State Wildlife Area
Map of the U.S. state of Illinois showing the location of Green River State Wildlife Area
Location Lee County, Illinois, USA
Nearest city Harmon, Illinois
Coordinates 41°38′19″N 89°30′30″W / 41.63861°N 89.50833°W / 41.63861; -89.50833
GREEN RIVER STATE WILDLIFE AREA Latitude and Longitude:

41°38′19″N 89°30′30″W / 41.63861°N 89.50833°W / 41.63861; -89.50833
Area2,565 acres (1,038 ha)
Established1940
Governing body Illinois Department of Natural Resources

Green River State Wildlife Area is an Illinois state park on 2,565 acres (1,038 ha) in Lee County, Illinois, United States.

This wildlife restoration area was acquired by the State of Illinois in 1940, using funds from the Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Act. It is frequented by hunters, hikers, birders and other outdoor enthusiasts. All but 50 acres (20 ha) of the area, that surrounding the area residence, are available for hunting.

References

  • "Green River State Wildlife Area". Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2018-07-11.
  • USGS. "Green River State Wildlife Management Area, USGS Harmon (IL) Quad". TopoQuest. Retrieved 2008-07-05.