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1. Mitchell Park-North Canoe Access

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Brookfield, Waukesha County
River mile 186.92 East bank, 43.0856° -88.1602°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Concert Events
Notes: Restroom, drinking water, and shelter across street from launch

2. Mitchell Park-South Canoe Access

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Brookfield, Waukesha County
River mile 186.14 East bank, 43.078° -88.1616°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Concert Events
Notes: May likely need to portage over boardwalk located south of launch

3. Frame Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 177.84 East bank, 43.0182° -88.2242°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Swimming, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Onsite Boat Rental, Concert Events
Notes: Launch via piers along shoreline or a paved ramp at south end of park. Seasonal watercraft rental in middle of park.

4. Grede Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic area
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 176.78 West bank, 43.0083° -88.2394°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Picnicking
Notes: Slope to river

5. Betheseda Park

Carry-in accessRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 176.64 East bank, 43.0067° -88.2411°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Street Parking
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Biking
Notes: Gradual slope to river

6. Fox River Greenway North

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 173.46 East bank, 42.9777° -88.2646°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Biking
Notes: Designated canoe launch area, gravel walkway;north side of STH 59

7. Fox River Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterPicnic area
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 171.92 East bank, 42.9634° -88.2747°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Picnicking, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Paved walkway to river

8. CTH I Access Site

Carry-in access
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 166.94 West bank, 42.9337° -88.2929°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Roadside Parking
Owner: County ROW
Amenities: Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: North side of Vernon Marsh, steep roadside slopes


9. Vernon Marsh (North)

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Mukwonago, Waukesha County
River mile 165.79 East bank, 42.9188° -88.2778°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: one-quarter mile walk on a service road to river from parking lot

10. Vernon Marsh (South)

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Mukwonago, Waukesha County
River mile 163.15 West bank, 42.9026° -88.3206°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Approximately 1 mile walk from CTH NN parking lot and Frog Alley parking lot, short paddle east to river

11. CTH ES Access Site

Carry-in access
Mukwonago, Waukesha County
River mile 160.5 East bank, 42.8759° -88.306°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Roadside Parking
Owner: County ROW
Amenities: none
Notes: Parking area along National Ave (CTH ES)


12. Center Drive Access Site

Carry-in access
Big Bend, Waukesha County
River mile 155.53 West bank, 42.8768° -88.2481°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Roadside Parking
Owner: Town ROW
Amenities: none
Notes: Gradually-sloped gravel launch site

13. Big Bend Riverside Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Big Bend, Waukesha County
River mile 153.11 East bank, 42.877° -88.2113°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Village
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Camping, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing
Notes: Paved launch

14. Fox River Greenway

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic area
Big Bend, Waukesha County
River mile 151.8 East bank, 42.863° -88.1981°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Area
Owner: County
Amenities: Picnicking, Fishing
Notes: Gravel parking area


15. Tichigan Lake Public Access

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestrooms
Waterford, Racine County
River mile 146.48 West bank, 42.8235° -88.2337°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restroom, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Accessible for people with disabilities, paved launch with pier

16. River City Marina

Developed access
Waterford, Racine County
River mile 141.75 East bank, 42.7666° -88.2093°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Street Parking
Owner: Private
Amenities: Fishing, Onsite Boat Rental, Marina, Restaurant
Notes: Pier and paved launch

17. Huening Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestrooms
Waterford, Racine County
River mile 141.65 West bank, 42.7652° -88.2133°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Village
Amenities: Restroom, Fishing
Notes: Accessible for people with disabilities, paved launch with pier

18. Village Hall Park

Carry-in accessRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Waterford, Racine County
River mile 141.54 West bank, 42.7639° -88.2131°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Street Parking
Owner: Village
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Onsite Boat Rental, Concert Events, Outfitter
Notes: Concrete launch

19. River Bend Park

Carry-in access
Waterford, Racine County
River mile 141.46 West bank, 42.7629° -88.2136°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Street Parking
Owner: Village
Amenities: none
Notes: Gradual grassy slope to river

20. Pioneer Memorial Park

Carry-in accessRestroomsPicnic area
Rochester, Racine County
River mile 139.67 West bank, 42.7402° -88.2248°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Roadside Parking
Owner: Village
Amenities: Restroom, Picnicking
Notes: Gradual grassy slope to river

21. Case Eagle Park North

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Rochester, Racine County
River mile 139.37 East bank, 42.7356° -88.2255°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: North of dam access, shelter and seasonal restroom and drinking water about one-quarter mile away in park

22. Case Eagle Park South

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Rochester, Racine County
River mile 139.32 East bank, 42.7354° -88.2257°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: South of dam access, shelter and seasonal restroom and drinking water about one-quarter mile away in park

23. Saller Woods

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Rochester, Racine County
River mile 138.14 West bank, 42.7233° -88.2235°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Gradual grassy slope to river

24. CTH W Access Site

Carry-in access
Burlington, Racine County
River mile 136.21 West bank, 42.7043° -88.2387°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Roadside Parking
Owner: County ROW
Amenities: none
Notes: Gradual grassy slope to river

25. Riverside Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelter
Burlington, Racine County
River mile 133.67 West bank, 42.6818° -88.2678°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Best suited for carry-in access due to steep drop from pavement to river

26. Bushnell Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelter
Burlington, Racine County
River mile 132.55 East bank, 42.6714° -88.2646°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Paved trail to river from parking lot


27. Burlington Dog Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestrooms
Burlington, Racine County
River mile 132.39 West bank, 42.669° -88.2652°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom
Notes: Launch area adjacent to dog park


28. Hoosier Creek Road Access Site

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Burlington, Racine County
River mile 127.76 East bank, 42.6184° -88.2229°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Area
Owner: Town
Amenities: Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Launch area is at end of road

29. CTH JB Access

Carry-in accessPicnic area
Wheatland, Kenosha County
River mile 127.22 East bank, 42.611° -88.225°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Roadside Parking
Owner: County ROW
Amenities: Picnicking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Access on southeast corner of bridge, gravel launch

30. 328th Avenue / CTH W

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic area
New Munster, Kenosha County
River mile 124.33 East bank, 42.578° -88.2039°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Area
Owner: County ROW
Amenities: Picnicking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Concrete steps carry-in launch

31. Fox River Park Access

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Silver Lake, Kenosha County
River mile 118.63 West bank, 42.5409° -88.1706°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Concrete plank launch; shelter and seasonal restroom and drinking water about one-quarter mile away in park

32. Wilmot Access (CTH C)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterPicnic area
Wilmot, Kenosha County
River mile 116.12 East bank, 42.5105° -88.1801°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Area
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Picnicking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Access on east side of river, south side of CTH C


33. Oak Point in Chain O' Lakes SP

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking water
Spring Grove, Lake County
River mile 113.45 East bank, 42.4772° -88.1755°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water (Seasonal), Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Shelter, Picknicking & Camping available further into the State Park. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.


34. Maple Grove Launch in Chain O'Lakes SP

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Spring Grove, Lake County
River mile 110.57 West bank, 42.4472° -88.1817°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water (Seasonal), Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Onsite Boat Rental, Restaurant (Carryout)
Notes: Camping available at other locations in the State Park. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.


35. Miller's Riverfront Boat Launch

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
McHenry, McHenry County
River mile 100.74 West bank, 42.3434° -88.2616°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Water
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking
Notes: Turn onto Conservation Dr. Previously, only motorized craft were allowed. Currently, non-motorized boats are now allowed. Fees: daily resident $25, non-resident $30, yearly resident $150, non-resident $180. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.




36. Moraine Hills State Park (above dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
McHenry, McHenry County
River mile 98.2 East bank, 42.3101° -88.25°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Onsite Boat Rental, Restaurant (Carryout)
Notes: Buoys exist above and below dam. Access sites above and below dam have been improved with signage since previous visit in Fall, 2017. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.




37. Moraine Hills State Park (below dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
McHenry, McHenry County
River mile 98.09 East bank, 42.3086° -88.2502°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Onsite Boat Rental, Restaurant (Carryout)
Notes: Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.


38. Hickory Grove Riverfront (Opportunity)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Cary, McHenry County
River mile 92.33 West bank, 42.2376° -88.2091°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Camping, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Canoe/kayak access allowed but not designated. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.

39. Fox River Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Port Barrington, Lake County
River mile 91.17 East bank, 42.2387° -88.1866°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Camping, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Marina
Notes: Youth camping available. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.


40. Picnic Grove Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Fox River Grove, McHenry County
River mile 86.91 East bank, 42.2042° -88.2169°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Village
Amenities: Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground
Notes: $5 parking fee for non-residents. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.



41. Fox Bluff Conservation Area

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Cary, McHenry County
River mile 84.35 West bank, 42.1914° -88.2596°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Camping, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Canoe/kayak access allowed but not designated. Camping available with permit. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.

42. Riverfront Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
Algonquin, McHenry County
River mile 82.05 West bank, 42.1686° -88.2884°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Shelter, Picnicking, Restaurant (Next door)
Notes: Restaurant next door, concerts with food trucks. Purchase sticker from the Fox Waterway Agency.

43. Cornish Park (below dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Algonquin, McHenry County
River mile 81.82 West bank, 42.1657° -88.2907°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Concert Events
Notes:

44. Buffalo Park Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsPicnic area
Algonquin, Kane County
River mile 80.55 West bank, 42.1487° -88.2929°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Picnicking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Not an official access site but bank is flat enough to launch canoe or kayak.


45. Fox River Shores Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Carpentersville, Kane County
River mile 78.33 East bank, 42.1254° -88.2846°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Across the River from Brunner Forest Preserve with no access site.


46. McNamee Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
Carpentersville, Kane County
River mile 76.67 East bank, 42.1051° -88.2857°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Village
Amenities: Shelter, Picnicking
Notes:


47. South End Park

Carry-in accessRestroomsShelterPicnic area
West Dundee, Kane County
River mile 75.2 West bank, 42.0881° -88.2769°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: None
Owner: Village
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Biking
Notes: Parking not allowed near launch.


48. Voyageur Landing Forest Preserve (North)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 73.63 West bank, 42.0693° -88.2721°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Long site with 2 accesses; this one is north of the entrance.

49. Voyageur Landing Forest Preserve (South)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 73.51 West bank, 42.0678° -88.2723°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Long site with 2 accesses; this one is near the entrance.


50. Trout Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 73.3 East bank, 42.0646° -88.2714°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Ladder for individuals with disabilities.


51. Slade Avenue Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 72.11 East bank, 42.0539° -88.2892°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Fishing, Hiking, Biking
Notes: Concrete barriers preventing vehicles from accessing launch but paddlers can walk around barriers with watercraft.

52. Veterans Memorial Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 71.35 East bank, 42.0438° -88.289°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Biking
Notes: Recommend adding crosswalk across Kimball Street at east end of bridge to shorten portage


53. Kimball Street Dam

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelter
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 71.12 East bank, 42.0406° -88.2882°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Shelter, Fishing, Hiking, Biking
Notes: Paved launch, no signage. Previously submitted to database on 8/17/2018.


54. Lake Street

Carry-in accessRestrooms
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 70.41 East bank, 42.0319° -88.2808°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Cul-de-Sac
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Concert Events
Notes: Between Casino & Festival Park; Ramp at end of Lake St.; Room for drop-off/pick-up; Parking garage 1 block away. Street parking one block east on Grove Ave.

55. Elgin Shores Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelter
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 69.34 West bank, 42.018° -88.2781°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Trail system located on east side of River.

56. Jon J. Duerr Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
South Elgin, Kane County
River mile 65.44 West bank, 41.9697° -88.3005°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes:


57. Ferson Creek Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 61.01 West bank, 41.9272° -88.3187°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing
Notes:


58. Boy Scout Island

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 60.5 West bank, 41.9202° -88.3185°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Picnicking, Fishing
Notes: $10 - $20 Daily Pass



59. Pottawatomie Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 60.36 East bank, 41.9189° -88.3158°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Swimming (Pool), Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Concert Events
Notes: Accessible for people with disabilities


60. Frank Gorham Memorial Canoe Launch

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 60.16 East bank, 41.916° -88.3145°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Fishing, Hiking, Biking
Notes: Seasonal dock


61. Mt. St. Mary Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 59.49 West bank, 41.9077° -88.3083°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Parking lot far from launch.


62. Geneva Boat Launch

Carry-in access
Geneva, Kane County
River mile 58.29 West bank, 41.8918° -88.3026°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Street Parking and Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Onsite Boat Rental
Notes: Need to purchase a permit to use ramp: $20 residents, $40 non-residents, $5 seniors One purchase per season April through October, purchase at police dept., 20 Police Plaza.

63. Fabyan Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Geneva, Kane County
River mile 56.47 West bank, 41.8666° -88.3114°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Forest Preserve District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes:

64. Laurelwood Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Batavia, Kane County
River mile 55.92 East bank, 41.8589° -88.309°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes:

65. Batavia Dam (above dam)

Carry-in accessRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Batavia, Kane County
River mile 55.67 Middle, 41.855° -88.3097°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: None
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Restroom at Police Station. Portage. Exit from river above dam is not paved. Portage newly signed.


66. Batavia Dam (below dam)

Carry-in accessRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Batavia, Kane County
River mile 55.63 Middle, 41.8546° -88.3084°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: None
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Restroom at Police Station. Portage. Entrance to river below dam is paved. Portage newly signed.

67. Batavia Riverwalk Ramp

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelter
Batavia, Kane County
River mile 55.47 Middle, 41.8524° -88.3094°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter
Notes: Ramp next to paddleboat dock.


68. Veterans Memorial Island Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Aurora, Kane County
River mile 49.33 East bank, 41.7699° -88.309°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: none
Notes:


69. Pinney Street

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Aurora, Kane County
River mile 48.62 West bank, 41.7603° -88.3137°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Hiking, Biking
Notes: Concerts held across the River at River Edge Park.


70. Aurora (West)

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Aurora, Kane County
River mile 48.44 West bank, 41.7584° -88.3159°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Hiking, Biking
Notes: Parking at Waubonsee Community College


71. South River Street Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
Aurora, Kane County
River mile 47.1 West bank, 41.7427° -88.3296°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Shelter, Picnicking, Biking
Notes: Accessible launch for individuals with disabilities.

72. Violet Patch Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Oswego, Kendall County
River mile 43.87 East bank, 41.7009° -88.3497°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Camping, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes:

73. Hudson Crossing Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Oswego, Kendall County
River mile 42.7 East bank, 41.6855° -88.3555°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Concert Events
Notes:

74. Saw-Wee-Kee Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
Oswego, Kendall County
River mile 40.36 East bank, 41.6728° -88.3948°
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Access type: Developed Motorized Launch
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes:

75. Marge Cline Whitewater Course

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Yorkville, Kendall County
River mile 36.34 South bank, 41.6425° -88.4408°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Restaurant
Notes: Marge Cline Whitewater Course exists on south half of river. Dam exists on north half of river. Accessible for people with disabilities.


76. Silver Springs State Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Yorkville, Kendall County
River mile 31.67 South bank, 41.6334° -88.5267°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Camping, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Closed in Winter

77. Farnsworth House

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterPicnic area
Plano, Kendall County
River mile 31.21 West bank, 41.6349° -88.5357°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Non-profit
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Picnicking, Hiking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Restaurant (snacks), Concert Events
Notes: Access site and parking only available for groups scheduled in advance during regular business hours. Guests may not park and put in but can be picked up at this site. See website https://farnsworthhouse.org.


78. Shuh Shuh Gah Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Newark, Kendall County
River mile 28.89 West bank, 41.6092° -88.5629°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: At time of visit accessible launch appeared to be damaged from flooding.

79. Lois Landing

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Millington, LaSalle County
River mile 24.83 West bank, 41.5634° -88.6063°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Village
Amenities: none
Notes:


80. Dayton Dam (above dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic area
Dayton, LaSalle County
River mile 5.72 West bank, 41.3916° -88.7882°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Eagle Creek Renewable Energy
Amenities: Picnicking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Access above dam.


81. Dayton Dam (below dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Dayton, LaSalle County
River mile 5.44 West bank, 41.3879° -88.7894°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Eagle Creek Renewable Energy
Amenities: Camping, Picnicking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Access below dam.

82. Fox River Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Ottawa, LaSalle County
River mile 0.77 North bank, 41.3497° -88.8323°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Restroom, Drinking Water, Shelter, Picnicking, Playground, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Marina
Notes: Signage faded.