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Adams Wildlife Sanctuary

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Address: 2315 E Clear Lake Ave, Springfield, IL 62703-1403
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+1 217-544-2473

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Good place for birding!

Several species of springtime, migrant birds are attracted to the sanctuary. Many photo opportunities in spring and fall.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Redington Shores, Florida
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Redington Shores, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several species of springtime, migrant birds are attracted to the sanctuary. Many photo opportunities in spring and fall.

Thank bridgebum2016
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

When we arrived and went in the visitors center (?), there was no one to greet us and explain anything. So, we just walked around inside reading different things and ventured outside and started walking the pathway. About 1/2 hour later we made out way out. The only wildlife we saw were deer tracks,butterflies, birds, dragonflies and the mosquitos found... More 

2 Thank Sue C
Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 1 July 2015

Who woulda thunk it? An urban wildlife sanctuary and botanical garden located at 2315 Clear Lake Avenue, in the hustle and bustle of northeastern Springfield, amid all of the Abraham Lincoln historical sites. Adams Wildlife Sanctuary is a 40-acre oasis owned and managed by the Illinois Audubon Society. It once was a quiet farm in the country. Its vineyard and... More 

6 Thank Taylor B
Springfield, Illinois
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Reviewed 24 January 2013

Walk the quiet, flat trails. Enjoy the birds. Talk to the friendly staff and they will give you a tour of the restored historic home.

17 Thank bikelady_10

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