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Bird Park to Chippewa Boat Launch - Paddle Illinois Water Trails

Bird Park to Chippewa Boat Launch

  • Skill Level:Beginner to Intermediate
  • Trail Length:7 miles
  • Waterway Trail:Kankakee River Trails
Intermediate, Kankakee River Trails, Medium Trips

Bird Park to Chippewa Boat Launch

Directions: Bird Park is located at 801 West Station Street in Kankakee, IL. The access is in Bird Park is between Station Street and Court Street.

Access the Chippewa Boat Launch in Kankakee River State Park, which is owned by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The launch is located just west of Warner Bridge Road and just north of the Warner Bridge on the Will/Kankakee county line.

Notes: The trip passes through limestone cliffs and around islands. It is one of the most popular sections of the Kankakee River Water Trail.

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