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Salt Creek in Illinois

Trip Overview

6 mile trip, 4 hour float. Took the kayak and some inner tubes. Right after the starting bridge there was a large tree down. We got hung up on it, but noticed that had we stayed far right, we would have made it.

Saw an eagle, duck, several birds.

There were several sandbars along the way to stop at.




From Lincoln IL Turn right onto 5th St 1.0 mi

Turn left onto I-55BL/Historic U.S. 66 W/Lincoln Pkwy Continue to follow I-55BL/Lincoln Pkwy 3.2 mi

Keep left to stay on I-55BL/Lincoln Pkwy Continue to follow Lincoln Pkwy 0.4 mi

Turn right onto County Rd 900 E 0.6 mi

Turn left onto 1400th St/County Rd 1400 N Continue to follow 1400th St 2.0 mi


  • Skill Level: Beginner
  • Water Type: River/Creek (Up to Class II)
  • Group Rates: No

Locations on this Trip