Ferries

Nestled between the mighty Mississippi and Illinois rivers, Calhoun County can be accessed by crossing the Illinois River using either the free Brussels Ferry (just north of Grafton, IL) or the free Kampsville Ferry.  Take the Golden Eagle Ferry across the Mississippi River either to or from Calhoun County for a fee. Learn more about all three ferries here.

Brussels Ferry

The Brussels Ferry will have intermittent closures and County Highway 1 near the ferry landing will...

Kampsville Ferry

Operated by the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Kampsville Ferry offers free ferry...

Golden Eagle Ferry

Ferry across the Mississippi River for access from Missouri to Calhoun County, Illinois. A one-way...

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Things To Do

For anyone who enjoys the beauty of nature all year long, "Calhoun is a County for All...

Events

From Old Settlers Days in Kampsville to eagle watching at Two Rivers National Wildlife Refuge in...

Hotels

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Restaurants

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Plan

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