Paddling Illinois: 64 Great Trips by Canoe and Kayak

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Big Earth Publishing, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 153 pages
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Grab your paddle and enjoy Illinois' beautiful rivers. This comprehensive guidebook--the only one for Illinois--features 64 trips on 33 rivers. Rivers covered include Cashe, Des Plains, Embarras, Fox, Galena, Mackinaw, Middle Fork, and Spoon. This is the ultimate guide for canoe or kayak enthusiasts of all abilities.
  

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
APPLE RIVER
16
BIG BUREAU CREEK
20
BIG MUDDY RIVER
22
CACHE RIVER
24
CHICAGO RIVERNORTH BRANCH
28
DES PLAINES RIVER
30
DU PAGE RIVER
36
MIDDLE FORK OF THE SOUTH VERMILION RIVER
98
NIPPERSINK CREEK
100
NORTH VERMILION RIVER
102
PECATONICA RIVER
108
ROCK RIVER
114
SALINE RIVER
118
SALT CREEK OF THE DES PLAINES RIVER
120
SALT CREEK OF THE SANGAMON RIVER
122

EMBARRAS RIVER
40
FOX RIVER
44
GALENA RIVER
50
HENNEPIN CANAL
54
ILLINOIS AND MICHIGAN CANAL
60
IROQUOIS RIVER
64
KANKAKEE RIVER
68
KASKASKIA RIVER
74
KISHWAUKEE RIVER
78
LITTLE VERMILION RIVER
82
LITTLE WABASH RIVER
86
LUSK CREEK
88
MACKINAW RIVER
90
MAZON RIVER
96
SALT FORK OF THE SOUTH VERMILION RIVER
126
SANGAMON RIVER
130
SPOON RIVER
134
SUGAR RIVER
140
PADDLING SECTIONS GROUPED BY SKILL LEVEL
142
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED READING
143
CANOEING AND KAYAKING WEB SITES
145
PADDLING INSTRUCTION FOR ILLINOIS CANOEISTS AND KAYAKERS
146
BOOKS AND VIDEOS TO IMPROVE PADDLING SKILLS
147
CANOE AND KAYAK CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN ILLINOIS
148
DNR LIST OF PUBLIC BODIES OF WATER
149
RECURRING CANOERELATED EVENTS IN ILLINOIS
151
CANOE AND KAYAK RENTALS FOR ILLINOIS PADDLERS
152
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