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Outdoor Recreation

The Kankakee River Valley is filled with endless outdoor adventure! Experience thrilling activities like championship fishing, horseback riding and scuba diving to more tranquil recreation such as bird-watching, hiking scenic river bluffs, or canoeing the peaceful waters of the Kankakee River. Click the green tabs with the plus sign to add an item to your itinerary.

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Big River Fly-Fishing (On the Surface)

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815-263-2776
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Big River Fly-Fishing specializes in drift boat guide trips through this productive bass fishery Read More...
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Bordertown Guns & Sports Shop (On the Surface)
116 S. Gladiolus St.
Momence, IL


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Bourbonnais Township Park District
Bourbonnais Township Park District (Parks and Nature )
459 N. Kennedy Dr.
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-9905
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Woods and prairie line theĀ  trails of Perry Farm Park that are perfect for biking, walking and inline skating. Explore the Native American Indian Caves and enjoy the petting zoo. Other facilities include Diamond Point Park, Exploration Stat Read More...
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Bourbonnais Township Park District
Bourbonnais Township Park District (On Two Legs)
459 N. Kennedy Dr.
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-9905
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Rental equipment including skis, bindings, boots and poles available from Dec.-Mar., weather permitting with 4 of snow cover. Read More...
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Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See (Parks and Nature )
6641 N 6000W Rd.
Manteno, IL

815-933-3011
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Non-profit overnight summer camp and rental facility features unique programming for campers and groups. Read More...
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Conrad Park Pioneer Cabin
Conrad Park Pioneer Cabin (Parks and Nature )
Mill Street Island Park
Momence, IL

815-472-6081
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Douglas Net Company
Douglas Net Company (On the Surface)
200 Eastern Illinois St.
St. Anne, IL

815-427-6350
Eriksen Textile began in 1909 as a small company in Momence, Illinois. Cotton mesh minnow seines were the chief product of Eriksen at the time. These seines were sold under the trade name Common Sense. Very soon this little company in a sma Read More...
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Fishing Guide, Matt Mullady
Fishing Guide, Matt Mullady (On the Surface)

Kankakee, IL

815-932-6507
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Grab Your Fly Fishing Charters
Grab Your Fly Fishing Charters (On the Surface)
15432 Sunset Ridge Dr.
Orland Park, IL

708-261-6759
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Specializes in professional float boat fishing trips on the Kankakee River using fly rods, spinning and bait casting gear. Read More...
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Grant Park
Grant Park (Parks and Nature )
106 W. Taylor St.
Grant Park, IL

815-465-6531
Grant Park has facilities and parks that host a variety of events, including the annual Driving the Dixie antique car run. Indoor and outdoor park rentals are available. Read More...
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Haigh Scuba Diving Quarry
Haigh Scuba Diving Quarry (Deep Dive)
2738 E. 2000N Rd.
Kankakee, IL

815-939-7797
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Scuba dive in a 12-acre spring-fed quarry with many varieties of Midwest fish, such as Bass, Crappie, Perch, Catfish, Bluegill, Paddle-fish, and Northern Pike. Underwater you'll find a wrecked 33-ft. boat, marine dump truck, and a amphibiou Read More...
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Kankakee River State Park Trail
Kankakee River State Park Trail (On Two Wheels)
5314 W. State Route 102
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-1383
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Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy this 4,000-acre park that envelopes both sides of the Kankakee River for 11 miles. Read More...
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Kankakee River State Park Trail
Kankakee River State Park Trail (Hit the bullseye)
5314 W. State Route 102
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-1383
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Hunters enjoy the local game found in the Kankakee River State Park. Archery ranges are available at the Kankakee River State Park, Twin Rivers Campgrounds and Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See. Read More...
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Kankakee River State Park Trail
Kankakee River State Park Trail (Parks and Nature )
5314 W. State Route 102
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-1383
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Anglers, canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and other outdoor enthusiasts enjoy this 4,000-acre park that envelopes both sides of the Kankakee River for 11 miles. Read More...
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Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District
Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District (Parks and Nature )
3301 Waldron Rd.
Aroma Park, IL

815-935-5630
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Offers conservation and educational programs at six sites in the Kankakee area including trails for walking, hiking, biking, and cross-country skiing. Read More...
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Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District
Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District (On Two Wheels)
3301 Waldron Rd.
Aroma Park, IL

815-935-5630
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Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District
Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District (On Two Legs)
3301 Waldron Rd.
Aroma Park, IL

815-935-5630
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Kankakee River Valley Guide Service, LLC
Kankakee River Valley Guide Service, LLC (On the Surface)

Kankakee, IL

708-261-6759
Licensed USCG Captain Bob Santangelo specializing in professional float boat fishing trips on the Kankakee River, using fly rods, spinning, and or bait casting gear. Read More...
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Kankakee Riverfront Trail
Kankakee Riverfront Trail (On Two Wheels)

Kankakee, IL

815-939-1311
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A footbridge over the Kankakee River connects the 12 mile riverfront biking and walking trail from south Kankakee through Perry Farm Park with future trails connecting to the Kankakee River State Park. Read More...
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Kankakee Riverfront Trail
Kankakee Riverfront Trail (On Two Legs)

Kankakee, IL

815-939-1311
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Kankakee Sands Preserve
Kankakee Sands Preserve (Parks and Nature )
3249 N US Highway 41
Morocco, IN

219-285-2184
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This area has the largest concentration of high quality, black-oak savannas surviving in the Midwest. This vibrant African American farming community has roots that reach back to the Underground Railroad. Read More...
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Kankakee South KOA
Kankakee South KOA (Outdoor Wonders)
425 E. 6000S Rd.
Chebanse, IL

815-939-4603
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The Kankakee South KOA offers a quiet get-away-from-it-all retreat that's just an hour south of Chicago. Good restaurants, golf courses, canoe trips and Friday night stock car races are nearby. You're just 10 minutes from the Chicago Bears Read More...
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Kankakee Valley Audubon Society
Kankakee Valley Audubon Society (Backyard Birding)

Bourbonnais, IL

815-935-5630
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There is an array of beautiful shorebirds to observe such as Sandpipers, Plovers, Avocets, Turnstones and Phalaropes that are attracted to the area. Read More...
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Kankakee Valley Park District
Kankakee Valley Park District (Parks and Nature )
893 W. Station St.
Kankakee, IL

815-939-1311
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Offers 25 parks including Centrue Bank Sports Complex, Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena, RecCenter and Washington Skate Park. Read More...
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KVPD Rec Center
KVPD Rec Center (Parks and Nature )
150 N. Indiana Ave.
Kankakee, IL

815-939-1311
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This renovated 26,000 sq. ft. historical building offers a 900 seat gymnasium, 2 classrooms and a banquet center. The KVPD Rec Center offers open gym times, athletic leagues practices, educational classes, seminars, and rooms to rent for yo Read More...
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Manteno Parks
Manteno Parks (Parks and Nature )
98 E. Third St.
Manteno, IL

815-929-4800
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Manteno boasts 10 community parks and you'll find basketball, softball, soccer and football taking place throughout the year. 66-acre Legacy Park offers a regulation size skating rink, tennis courts, walking path, splash pad and outdoor amp Read More...
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Midwest Electric Boats
Midwest Electric Boats (On the Surface)
2097 W. Station St.
Kankakee ,

815-935-5001
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Enjoy the beauty of the Kankakee River on a one-or two-hour cruise in the quiet serenity of a Duffy electric boat. Event packages available. Read More...
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Midwest Electric Boats
Midwest Electric Boats (On the Surface)

Kankakee, IL

815-935-5001
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Enjoy the beauty of the Kankakee River on a one-or two-hour cruise in the quiet serenity of a Duffy electric boat. Event packages available. Read More...
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Momence Park District
Momence Park District (Parks and Nature )
79 E. Mill St.
Momence, IL

815-472-2670
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Momence Park District offers five facilities providing residents and surrounding communities with opportunities to play, learn, and relax! Amoung them is Island Park along the beautiful Kankakee River. Enjoy pavilions, walk-bridge to histor Read More...
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Perry Farm Park Trail
Perry Farm Park Trail (On Two Wheels)
459 N. Kennedy Dr.
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-9905
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Woods and prairie line the trails of the 170-acre Perry Farm Park. Read More...
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Perry Farm Park Trail
Perry Farm Park Trail (Parks and Nature )
459 N. Kennedy Dr.
Bourbonnais, IL

815-933-9905
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A rich tapestry of woods and prairie line the Kankakee River. The paved trails are perfect for biking, walking, inline skating, exploring the Indian Caves, and cross-country skiing. Enjoy the many farm animals including ponies, rabbits, and Read More...
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Reed's Canoe Trips
Reed's Canoe Trips (On the Surface)
907 N. Indiana Ave.
Kankakee, IL

815-932-2663
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Sportsman's Letter & Kankakee River Fishing Maps
Sportsman's Letter & Kankakee River Fishing Maps (On the Surface)
726 S. Elm Ave.
Kankakee, IL

815-932-7285
The Sportsman's Letter offers fishing advice and Maps of Kankakee River fishing. Read More...
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St. Anne Parks (Parks and Nature )
190 W. Station St.
St. Anne, IL

815-427-6783
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St. Anne parks offer relaxation in a quaint, small town community and are a special place to host an event. Read More...
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Willowhaven Interpretive Center
Willowhaven Interpretive Center (Parks and Nature )
1451 N. 4000E Rd.
Kankakee, IL

815-933-9905
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Visit this FREE, hands-on nature center that focuses on Illinois wildlfe, conservation and natural history with live animal displays, aquariums and exhibits. Read More...


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