Ilych River (Russian: Илыч) is a river in the Komi Republic in northwest Russia. It drains part of the northern Ural Mountains westward into the upper Pechora River. The river is 411 kilometres (255 mi) long, and the area of its drainage basin is 16,000 square kilometres (6,200 sq mi). The Ilych freezes up in early November and stays icebound until late April. Its main tributaries are the Kogel and Palyu rivers. The Pechora-Ilych Nature Reserve lies along the left bank of the Ilych River.
Coordinates: 62°30′45″N 56°43′58″E / 62.51250°N 56.73278°E