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Kankakee River State Park

5314 W State Route 102, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-4377
+1 815-933-1383
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An Enjoyable Day

The Kankakee State Park has walking and biking paths. If you care to explore you can walk Rock... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
Kankakee, United States
Beautiful place to become one with nature.

I have been the the Kankakee State park many times in my life, Everytime i go it is More beautiful... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2017
David S
Bourbonnais, Illinois
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“rock creek” (12 reviews)
“go fishing” (3 reviews)
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5314 W State Route 102, Bourbonnais, IL 60914-4377
+1 815-933-1383
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Kankakee State Park has walking and biking paths. If you care to explore you can walk Rock Creek and find the hidden waterfall. There are numerous places to have picnics. The Kankakee River also runs along the park and there are many advantage points...More

Thank 10fayem
Reviewed 8 February 2017

I have been the the Kankakee State park many times in my life, Everytime i go it is More beautiful then the previous visit. If you are the type of person who wants to be at one with Nature the the kankakee State park is...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I was surprised how beautiful park it is. On one sunny afternoon we just decide to go over there and see. Fallen leafs everywhere, colorful trees and amazing views on river. Definitely will come back and check it out in different season.

Thank Jiri K
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Kankakee River State Park does a good job of allocating the space and time to many uses. They allow duck hunting during the official Illinois season. Blind sites are allocated via a drawing in the late summer. But anybody is allowed to use a vacant...More

Thank J D
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Went here July 4th 2016. I went here to go fishing Just a nice place to visit. Would go bace again. Easy to get too.

Thank Bryan and Kevin O
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The Kankakee state park is a great place to walk. The peaceful park is a great place to walk, bike ride, picnic, fish...there is an 11 mile beautiful path. I go almost every day. There are also some beautiful cliffs on the river that flows...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I've been going to the Kankakee state park for over 30years now .my mom used to take us as kids now I live near by and take my kids.its still clean and fun and so much to do.

Thank vraewhite
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We took our dogs here for a walk one evening. Very nice view of river and great walking paths. Nice and relaxing

1  Thank Paul D
Reviewed 31 July 2016

The campgrounds were closed during our visit, and there were not many visitors so we were treated to a quiet bike ride. It was a beautiful day, and it was a little sad that more people weren't enjoying the park.

Thank HarborIslandSC
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Once this park was a wonderful recreational attraction in Illinois. It had two RV facilitates which are now closed. The ten mile trail is poorly maintained. There is dangerous debris and fallen trees are not removed for weeks until someone complains. The main park area...More

Thank rogrocco
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Can we swim here
30 July 2015|
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Response from Eric H | Reviewed this property |
I have not see any info or signs for that matter that prohibit it but here are a few things to consider: There is not any kind of beach there People are often out in the water with waders on fishing This is a very popular... More