Located in the Kaskaskia River valley of south-central Illinois, an easy drive from multiple metropolitan areas, River Bend Farm is comprised of 1,148± acres that are dedicated to the management of waterfowl and other wildlife. The property can truly be classified as duck nirvana while also offering very high-quality trophy whitetail deer and upland bird populations. Over the last 15 years, this land has been reconstructed from a grain farm to an intensely managed wildlife sanctuary featuring 816± acres enrolled in the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) including a 4.5 mile main levee that surrounds 462± acres, creating 7 separate waterfowl impoundments with water-control features. The managed WRP lands have been transformed into optimal waterfowl habitat providing that surrounds 462± acres, creating
RIVER BEND FARM
1,148± ACRES | $3,700,000
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7 separate waterfowl impoundments with water-control features. The managed WRP lands have been transformed into optimal waterfowl habitat providing an array of ideal hunting settings. A significant bonus to the development of the waterfowl impoundments has been the fact that they provide excellent habitat for whitetail deer. The quality of the deer hunting on River Bend Farm is tremendous, with Boone & Crockett deer over 190 points having been harvested. There is a solid wild pheasant population on the farm, a growing bobwhite quail population, excellent dove hunting and turkeys are seen regularly. The property boasts more than two miles of Kaskaskia River frontage, 205± acres of tillable farmland and a charming 2,000± square foot log cabin that holds a commanding view of the property and river valley.