Ellis Island (actually a peninsula) offers much to see and do. You can walk or bike the trail, and enjoy fishing, bird watching and wildlife photography. Two wildlife viewing blinds provide a chance to see migratory waterfowl, shorebirds and birds of prey.
Ellis Island is CLOSED during eagle resting season, from December 15 through March 15.
Directions: Ellis Island Bird Sanctuary is located near the Riverlands Migratory Bird Sanctuary in West Alton, Missouri. The address gets you close to the parking area. After the gas station, turn onto the gravel road. — GPS maps not be able to navigate to the address.