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Discover the great outdoors in the Kankakee River Valley, Kankakee County, Illinois

by Illinois. Office of Tourism

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Published by Dept. of Commerce and Community Affairs, Office of Tourism in [Springfield, Ill.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Guidebooks

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    Cover title.

    Other titlesKankakee River Valley.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 sheet
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27288491M
    OCLC/WorldCa11103272

    Northwest Indiana is home to one of the nation’s most unique river systems. In , the Indiana General Assembly created the Kankakee River Basin and Yellow River Basin Development Commission to meet over a century’s worth of challenges along the Kankakee and Yellow Rivers. Kankakee River State Park Trails. Kankakee State Park has a full time site interpreter located in the Visitor Center. Available are guided hikes, school and youth programs. Contact the park office for fur- ther information: P.O. Bourbonnais, IL , () If the outdoors in Illinois .

    If you’re in the search for an RV in Kankakee County and haven’t yet considered camping at Kankakee River Campground, then this is your lucky day. Especially if the main purpose of your RV vacation is to get away from the stress and drabness of day-to-day life and really get some time for yourself where you can revitalize and be adventurous at the same time. Kankakee, city, seat () of Kankakee county, northeastern Illinois, lies on the Kankakee River, about 60 miles ( km) south of Chicago. Potawatomi Indians were early inhabitants of the area, and the city’s name comes from a variant pronunciation of their name for the river. Settlement of the area began in , and the city was founded in when the builders of the Illinois.

    T1 - Geology of the Kankakee River system in Kankakee County, Illinois. AU - Gross, D. L. AU - Berg, R. C. PY - /1/1. Y1 - /1/1. N2 - Almost all of the main channel of the Kankakee River in Indiana is channelized. In Illinois, most of the river remains a naturally meandering by: Two boat ramps are provided; one on S.R. 8 at the Kankakee River bridge and the second at the town of English Lake at the confluence of the Kankakee and Yellow rivers. Bank fishing is allowed except where posted. Kankakee provides boats and oars for most blinds. Individuals may use a trolling motor and must bring a life jacket to be worn.


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Discover the great outdoors in the Kankakee River Valley, Kankakee County, Illinois by Illinois. Office of Tourism Download PDF EPUB FB2

Top Things to Do Outdoors in Kankakee County Get a break from the hustle and bustle of the busy city life and go for a well-needed retreat in the great outdoors. Just an hour-and-a-half drive from the Chicagoland area, Kankakee County often receives visitors looking to immerse themselves in nature and outdoor activities.

Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate Routes 45/52, 50 and 17 also run through the River Valley. O'Hare International Airport is 75 miles north of Kankakee County, and Midway Airport is 50 miles north.

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In addition, the Kankakee River provides the enjoyment of the natural environment in the form of recreational activities such as fishing, boating, water skiing, canoeing, and swimming. The beauty of the river extends from the Momence wetlands on the east end of Kankakee County, to the Kankakee River State Park to the west, and all points between.

Kankakee-Iroquois River Fishing Guide. Description: The Kankakee River runs from its origin near South Bend Indiana to the confluence with the Des Plaines River near Channahon.

Flowing for a total of 59 miles in Illinois, the Kankakee River contains 3 dams and twelve larger tributary streams, including the Iroquois River.

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The Kankakee River is a mile tributary of the Illinois River in Northwestern Indiana and Northeastern Illinois. At one time, the river drained one of the largest wetlands in North America and furnished a significant portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River. The Kankakee is a popular destination for recreational canoeing and.

Kankakee River Basin in Illinois: Hydraulics, Hydrology, River Geometry, and Sand Bars Interim Report Background The Kankakee River flows westward from Indiana into Illinois. The headwaters are near South Bend, Indiana, and the mouth is at the confluence of the Kankakee with the Des Plaines River where those two rivers become the Illinois River.

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