Overnight tent camping at Kankakee River State Park!!
Kankakee River State Park is about an hour drive from Chicago in Kankakee and Will County. Plenty of activities are offered including hiking, fishing, horse back riding, canoeing, hunting and fishing.
Reserved campsite location: Davis Creek 003
Reservation fee per person: $4
About our campsite: Group campsite location. Water, electricity and toilets are offered. No showers.
Parking: Parking lot for campers. Can not drive up to unload gear.
Firewood: Allowed must be USDA certified bug free.
Check-in/check-out time: 3 pm
Trip sign-up spreadsheet:
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the park and campgrounds at all times.
Because the Kankakee River is unpredictable with fast currents, drop offs and a rocky bottom, no swimming is allowed in any area, including Rock Creek.
All motorized vehicles are prohibited on all of the Kankakee River State Park trails. Motorized vehicles are not allowed on the bicycle trail.
Quiet hours are 10 p.m. - 7 a.m. Vehicle traffic is not allowed during quiet hours.
Park Website: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/r2/kankakee.htm
Park Map: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PDF%27s/kankakee.pdf
Camp Ground map: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/r2/KNR/knr_DavisCrkY_Omap.pdf
***REI Camping Checklist***: http://www.rei.com/learn/expert-advice/family-camping-checklist.html
Dogs are welcome!
***WAIVERS***: Please bring a signed waiver for each person attending the trip with you.
PLANNING TEAM NEEDED!!
If you would like to assist in planning please contact me through meetup or email me at [masked]. Areas that I will need assistance in:
More details of items to bring will provide. Camping preparation meeting will be organized!