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Wadsworth Road to Oak Spring Road Kayak & Canoe Touring on the Des Plaines River


Wadsworth Road to Oak Spring Road Info
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Put In:  Lake County Forest Preserve on Wadsworth Road
Take Out:  Oak Spring Road canoe landing
Difficulty:  Class I
Gradient:  1 ft/mi
Run Length:  13.8
Streamflow Comments: 
Season Comments:  January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Permit: 
Water Craft:  kayak,wwcan,canoe,touring
Location:  In the Midwestern U.S. (IL), of
Shuttle Logistics: 

Put-in: From Gurnee, head west on HWY 132. Follow it  and go right on I-94 heading north. Turn right on Wadsworth Road. Put-in at the Lake County Forest Preserve canoe landing.

Take-out: From the put-in go west onto Wadsworth Road. Turn left onto HWY 41heading south.Turn right onto HWY 21.  Turn left heading east on HWY 137 then turn right onto St.Mary's Rd. Turn right onto Oak Spring Road, the take-out is downstream right at the canoe landing.


Wadsworth Road to Oak Spring Road on the Des Plaines River


Last Edited by maddy on 4/27/2011