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1. Mitchell Park-North Canoe Access

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Brookfield, Waukesha County
River mile 186.92 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 parkingRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 171.92 South bank, 42.9634° -88.2747°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Drinking Water, Bird Watching, Biking
Notes: Paved walkway to river

8. CTH I Access Site

Carry-in access
Waukesha, Waukesha County
River mile 166.94 South 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 South 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 South 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

13. Big Bend Riverside Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Big Bend, Waukesha County
River mile 153.11 South 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

12. Center Drive Access Site

Carry-in access
Big Bend, Waukesha County
River mile 155.53 South 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

11. CTH ES Access Site

Carry-in access
Mukwonago, Waukesha County
River mile 160.5 South 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)


14. Fox River Greenway

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic area
Big Bend, Waukesha County
River mile 151.8 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South bank, 42.7402° -88.2248°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Street 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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South bank, 42.7043° -88.2387°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Street Parking
Owner: County ROW
Amenities: none
Notes: Gradual grassy slope to river

25. Riverside Park

Developed accessDesignated parkingShelterRestrooms
Burlington, Racine County
River mile 133.67 South bank, 42.6818° -88.2678°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Natural Area, Bird Watching
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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South bank, 42.611° -88.225°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Street 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 South 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 parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
Silver Lake, Kenosha County
River mile 118.63 South bank, 42.5409° -88.1706°
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Access type: Developed
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Picnicking, Natural Area, Drinking Water, Bird Watching
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 South 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 112.64 South bank, 42.4721° -88.1726°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
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


34. Maple Grove Launch in Chain O'Lakes SP

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
Spring Grove, Lake County
River mile 110.57 South bank, 42.4472° -88.1817°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Restaurant, Picnicking, Onsite Boat Rental, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Drinking Water, Bird Watching, Biking
Notes: Camping available at other locations in the State Park.


35. Miller's Riverfront Boat Launch

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
McHenry, McHenry County
River mile 100.74 South 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, Hiking, Fishing
Notes: Turn onto Conservation Dr. Previuosly, only motorized craft were allowed. Currebtly, non-motorized boats are now allowed. Fees: daily resident $25, non-resident $30, yearlyresident $150, non-resident $180.




36. Moraine Hills State Park (above dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
McHenry, McHenry County
River mile 98.2 South bank, 42.3101° -88.25°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Restaurant, Playground, Picnicking, Onsite Boat Rental, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Drinking Water, Bird Watching, Biking
Notes: Buoys exist above and below dam. Access sites above and below dam have been improved with signage sice previous visit in Fall, 2017. Lock for portage appears to be under construction but open.




37. Moraine Hills State Park (below dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterDrinking waterRestroomsPicnic area
McHenry, McHenry County
River mile 98.09 South bank, 42.3086° -88.2502°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: State
Amenities: Restaurant, Shelter, Biking, Playground, Bird Watching, Drinking Water, Natural Area, Onsite Boat Rental, Restroom, Fishing, Hiking, Picnicking
Notes:



39. Fox River Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterDesignated camping areaPicnic area
Port Barrington, Lake County
River mile 91.17 South bank, 42.2387° -88.1866°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
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.


38. Hickory Grove Riverfront

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking waterDesignated camping area
Cary, McHenry County
River mile 92.33 South bank, 42.2376° -88.2091°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Drinking Water, Camping, Bird Watching
Notes: Canoe/kayak access allowed but not designated.

40. Picnic Grove Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic areaDrinking waterShelter
Fox River Grove, McHenry County
River mile 86.91 South bank, 42.2042° -88.2169°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Village
Amenities: Playground, Picnicking, Drinking Water, Shelter
Notes: $5 parking fee for non-residents



41. Fox Bluff Conservation Area

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking waterDesignated camping area
Cary, McHenry County
River mile 84.19 South bank, 42.1903° -88.263°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Drinking Water, Camping, Bird Watching
Notes: Canoe/kayak access allowed but not designated. Camping available with permit.

42. Riverfront Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
Algonquin, McHenry County
River mile 82.05 South bank, 42.1686° -88.2884°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: City
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Restaurant, Picnicking, Concert Events, Drinking Water
Notes: Resturant next door, concerts with food trucks


43. Cornish Park

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

44. Buffalo Park Forest Preserve

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


45. Fox River Shores Forest Preserve

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


46. McNamee Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterPicnic area
Carpentersville, Kane County
River mile 76.67 South 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 South 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 parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic area
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 73.63 South bank, 42.0693° -88.2721°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Bird Watching, Biking
Notes: Long site with 2 accesses; thid one is north of the entrance.

49. Voyageur Landing Forest Preserve (South)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic area
Elgin, Kane County
River mile 73.51 South bank, 42.0678° -88.2723°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Picnicking, Natural Area, Fishing, Bird Watching
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 South 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 South 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 South 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 South 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, Hiking, Fishing, 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 South bank, 42.0319° -88.2808°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Street Parking
Owner: County
Amenities: Hiking, Fishing, Concert Events, Biking, Restroom, Playground
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 South bank, 42.018° -88.2781°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area
Notes: Trail system located on east side of River.

56. Jon Duerr Forest Preserve

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


57. Frank Gorham Memorial Canoe Launch

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 62.64 South bank, 41.9496° -88.312°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Hiking, Fishing, Biking
Notes: Seasonal dock

58. Ferson Creek Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 61.01 South 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:


59. Boy Scout Island

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 60.5 South 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

60. Pottawatomie Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 60.36 South 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:


61. Mt. St. Mary's Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
St. Charles, Kane County
River mile 59.49 South 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 South 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, 440 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 South bank, 41.8666° -88.3114°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: none
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: County
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 South 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:

66. Batavia Dam (below dam)

Carry-in accessShelterRestroomsPicnic 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: Shelter, Restroom, Playground, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Bird Watching
Notes: Restroom at Police Station. Portage. Entrance to river below dam is paved. Portage newly signed.


65. Batavia Dam (above dam)

Carry-in accessShelterRestroomsPicnic area
Batavia, Kane County
River mile 55.63 Middle, 41.8545° -88.3097°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? No
Signs: Water, Land
Vehicle Access: None
Owner: City
Amenities: Shelter, Restroom, Playground, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Fishing, Bird Watching
Notes: Restroom at Police Station. Portage. Exit from river above dam is not paved. Portage newly signed.


67. Batavia Riverwalk Ramp

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestrooms
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: Shelter, Restroom
Notes: Ramp next to paddleboat dock.


68. Veterans Memorial Island Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Aurora, Kane County
River mile 49.33 South 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 South 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: Biking, Onsite Boat Rental, Hiking
Notes: Launch owned by Fox Valley Park District and leased by Paddle and Trail/RockTown Adventures. Concerts held across the River at River Edge Park.


70. Aurora (West)

Carry-in accessDesignated parking
Aurora, Kane County
River mile 48.44 South 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 South 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 parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic areaDrinking waterDesignated camping area
Oswego, Kendall County
River mile 43.87 South bank, 41.7009° -88.3497°
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Access type: Carry-In
Fee? Yes
Signs: Land
Vehicle Access: Parking Lot
Owner: Park District
Amenities: Restroom, Shelter, Picnicking, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Bird Watching, Natural Area, Drinking Water, Camping
Notes:

73. Hudson Crossing Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsDrinking waterShelterPicnic area
Oswego, Kendall County
River mile 42.7 South 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 South 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 parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
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: Shelter, Restroom, Restaurant, Playground, Picnicking, Natural Area, Fishing, Drinking Water, Bird Watching
Notes: Marge Kline Whitewater Course exists on south half of river. Dam exists on north half of river.


77. Farnsworth House

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
Plano, Kendall County
River mile 31.21 South 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, Restaurant, Picnicking, Natural Area, Hiking, Drinking Water, Concert Events, Bird Watching
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.


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

78. Shuh Shuh Gah Forest Preserve

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingRestroomsShelterPicnic area
Newark, Kendall County
River mile 28.89 South 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 South 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 South 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, Natural Area, Fishing, Bird Watching
Notes: Access above dam.


81. Dayton Dam (below dam)

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingPicnic areaDesignated camping area
Dayton, LaSalle County
River mile 5.44 South 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: Picnicking, Natural Area, Fishing, Camping, Bird Watching
Notes: Access below dam.

82. Fox River Park

Carry-in accessDesignated parkingShelterRestroomsPicnic areaDrinking water
Ottawa, LaSalle County
River mile 0.77 South 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: Shelter, Restroom, Playground, Picnicking, Natural Area, Marina, Hiking, Fishing, Drinking Water, Bird Watching, Biking
Notes: Signage faded.