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We welcome you to explore our unique blend of natural beauty, heritage and urban attractions along 57 miles of winding river. Kankakee County is located just 50 miles south of Chicago, off of Interstate 57. 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. The Greater Kankakee airport is also available for personal aircraft landing space.

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39th Annual Gallery of Trees
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Bradley Christmas Parade
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Annual Craft & Vendor Fair
Do it up Wright!
Celebrate the 150th anniversary of Wright's birth at the B. Harley Bradley House and other Wright-centered events throughout the year.

Rugged Relaxing

Campfire fans enjoy circling the wagons at Kankakee River State Park, 4,000 forested acres spanning the Kankakee River that offer boots-on-the-ground options for hiking, fishing, hunting and camping retreats to the natural world.



Bourbonnais Township Park District
Bourbonnais Township Park District
Woods and prairie line theĀ  trails of Perry Farm Park that are perfect for biking, walking and inlin
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Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See
Non-profit overnight summer camp and rental facility features unique programming for campers and gro
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Grant Park
Grant Park
Grant Park has facilities and parks that host a variety of events, including the annual Driving the
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Kankakee River State Park Trail
Kankakee River State Park Trail
Anglers, canoeists, hunters, campers, hikers, bicyclers and other outdoor enthusiasts enjoy this 4,0
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Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District
Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District
Offers conservation and educational programs at six sites in the Kankakee area including trails for
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Kankakee Sands Preserve
Kankakee Sands Preserve
This area has the largest concentration of high quality, black-oak savannas surviving in the Midwest
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Kankakee Valley Park District
Kankakee Valley Park District
Offers 25 parks including Centrue Bank Sports Complex, Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena, RecCenter and Wa
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KVPD Rec Center
KVPD Rec Center
This renovated 26,000 sq. ft. historical building offers a 900 seat gymnasium, 2 classrooms and a ba
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Manteno Parks
Manteno Parks
Manteno boasts 10 community parks and you'll find basketball, softball, soccer and football taking p
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Momence Park District
Momence Park District
Momence Park District offers five facilities providing residents and surrounding communities with op
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Perry Farm Park Trail
Perry Farm Park Trail
A rich tapestry of woods and prairie line the Kankakee River. The paved trails are perfect for bikin
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St. Anne Parks
St. Anne Parks
St. Anne parks offer relaxation in a quaint, small town community and are a special place to host an
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Willowhaven Interpretive Center
Willowhaven Interpretive Center
Visit this FREE, hands-on nature center that focuses on Illinois wildlfe, conservation and natural h
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