Three additional public boat ramps are located on Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge:
- Cache Bend Access, on Morris Road, east of Sandusky, IL.
- Old Cache Channel Access, off Route 51 and Redmond Road
- Cache Levee Access, located off Route 3, south of Route 127
Free guided canoe tours are available to schools and other organized groups, courtesy of the Fish and Wildlife Service, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and Shawnee Community College. Tours feature a three-to-six mile canoe trail through Buttonland Swamp, a National Natural Landmark, and highlight native plants and animals, the ecological value of wetlands and the cultural and natural history of the Cache. Canoe tours are typically offered on Wednesdays and Fridays, by advance reservation only, with a maximum group size of 24 participants. For more information visit Cypress Creeks Educators Page, or to make reservations, call Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge at 618-634-2231.