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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.


Easy launch and landing sites


No fees or permits required



Appleton and Newburg Rds. in Belvidere, IL

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


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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