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kayak the des plaines !

  • Jul 1, 2012 · 2:00 PM

A Sunday afternoon paddle ! A beginner paddle in Lemont. We'll meet on the bank of the Des Plaines River just east of Lemont Road and the "railroad bridge" on Canal Bank Road. We'll put the boats in and head up stream, typically I'll go a couple of miles but we'll let the group pace together. The current and water level are both low for this time of year. Hope to see you out there !

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  • keithmtb

    Good paddle after it cleared up. Some confusion on the location, Meet-up needs to allow for "dropping" a pin on map for easier directions.

    July 2, 2012

  • Cynthia B.

    The Desplaines River was most enjoyable. I saw many Herons and other birds. I even saw a deer. I definetly look forward to going again

    July 2, 2012

  • dianne r.

    where do we meet?

    June 29, 2012

  • Rosemary C.

    Duh...lol

    June 29, 2012

  • keithmtb

    Hi. Sorry, a PFD is the lifejacket. I always wear one no matter the depth of the water. :-)

    June 29, 2012

  • Rosemary C.

    Rosemary is renting for sure. Would it be wise to wear a life jacket? If so, do you have any of those as well?

    June 29, 2012

  • keithmtb

    Kayaks are 10 footers and single passenger. Should I consider Cynthia, Rosemary and Diane all renters ? Thanks !

    June 29, 2012

  • keithmtb

    Hi everyone. Rental is $30 per boat, PFD and paddle. We bring the boats to the Des Plaines put in. Let's keep hoping for more rain today and tomorrow to get that river level up !

    June 29, 2012

  • Rosemary C.

    Keith - Looks like there are three of us needing kayaks. Do you have me down for one. I have done it once before very briefly so I am not very experienced. What is the cost to rent. Count me in. Thanks. Rosemary

    June 28, 2012

  • keithmtb

    I have two kayaks left to rent, I'll consider them rented to both of you. Have you kayaked previously ? Thanks !

    June 28, 2012

  • dianne r.

    we need to rent a kayak, also. Dianne

    June 28, 2012

  • Rosemary C.

    I would like to attend as well but don't have a kayak. Can you rent then near by?

    June 28, 2012

  • Cynthia B.

    are there going to be Kayaks to rent on site.

    June 27, 2012

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