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Kishwaukee River in Illinois

Trip Overview

Only had to dock the canoe once due to a large tree.

Mostly calm ride with few rapids.

Many large trees were downed, but with just a bit of maneuvering my son and I were easily able to get through it.

Approximately 3 hours at a leisurely pace.

Accommodations:

Easy launch and landing sites

Fees:

No fees or permits required

Directions:

Launch:

Appleton and Newburg Rds. in Belvidere, IL

Landing:
Baumann Park, near Walnut St. in Cherry Valley, IL

Launches:

Appleton and Newburg Rd

Baumann Park

  • Duration: Day Trip
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

Locations on this Trip

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