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Espencheid Memorial Forest Preserve

5900 S. Perryville Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
815-877-6100
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Description: Public access from S. Perryville Road. A 60-acre tract of mature burr oaks and brush woodlands.
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Ingleside, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This location was great to put in for tubing, kayaking or canoeing. At a bend in the river. You can pull your vehicle up to load or unload. Lots of parking. Restrooms, picnic area and kept clean.

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Stillman Valley
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117 reviews 117 reviews
28 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

A perfect place to easily put in on the Kishwaukee River. You can drive your vehicle on the grass to unload, and if your concluding your trip its a convenient place to end. The water levels of the Kish during summer, in this portion, can be extremely low, so watch the rain/weather. This is a party river, and if you... More

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Belvidere, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2012

Nice hiking trails and a canoe dock Hard to believe it;s so close to rockford

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