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DuPage River, Plainfield to Shorewood

  • 2016-05-14
  • Eaton Preserve to Hammel Woods


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Canceled due to high water and cold weather - will reschedule
  May 14, 2016
Leader:  Ray Ziemer
Co-Leader:  Paul Clifford
Eaton Preserve to Hammel Woods
Skill Level:  Beginner
Category:  Day Trip
Starting from the Eaton Preserve boat launch at 135 St./Pilcher Rd., we will paddle through Plainfield's most historic area: the site of early 1900's Electric Park and the Walker's Grove sawmill. We'll paddle where the Potawatomi lived and hunted and where early settlers banded together for safety during the Black Hawk War. We will finish the trip enjoying the channels and riffles at Hammel Woods Forest Preserve on the edge of Shorewood.
Call leader for details and updates: 630-669-7831

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