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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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Making the Move to Kankakee County
Kankakee County offers the perfect blend of opportunity, momentum and fun.

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 Event and Skate Plaza
Bourbonnais Event and Skate Plaza
This facility provides hours of fun for kids of all ages with skateboarding in the summer and ice sk
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Bourbonnais Township Park District
Bourbonnais Township Park District
Woods and prairie line the trails of Perry Farm Park that are perfect for biking, walking and inline
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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 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 Ecoregion
Kankakee Sands Ecoregion
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 more than 25 parks including River Road Sports Complex, Ice Valley Centre Ice Arena, RecCente
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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
Offers five facilities providing opportunities to play, learn and relax! Enjoy pavilions, fishing, b
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Perry Farm Park
Perry Farm Park
A rich tapestry of woods and prairie line the Kankakee River. The paved trails are perfect for bikin
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RecCenter
RecCenter
This renovated 26,000 sq. ft. historical building offers a 900 seat gymnasium, 2 classrooms and a ba
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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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The Square on Second
The Square on Second
Enjoy this family-friendly park including playground, zip line, jump pillow, splash pad and fireplac
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Willowhaven Park & Nature Center
Willowhaven Park & Nature Center
Visit this FREE, hands-on nature center with live animal displays, aquariums and exhibits. Nature-ba
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