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Prairie State Canoeists

A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club

DuPage River

  • 2018-08-18
  • 9:30 AM
  • Knock Knolls Park (Naperville) to Eaton Preserve Park (Plainfield)


Notice: Change of put-in...
  August 18, 2018
Leader: Russell Block
Location:  Knock Knolls Park in Naperville to Eaton Park in Plainfield
Skill Level:  Beginner
Category:  Paddling
Meet at Knock Knolls Park in Naperville at 9:00 to unload your boat and gear. Car shuttle promptly at 9:30 am. This stretch of the river is rated beginner and the trip will be about 7-7.5 miles long. Finish time is estimated at 2:00 but may be sooner or later based on time to complete the car shift, river and wind conditions and other factors.

You will need your own boat, paddle and PFD. Bring a waterproof dump bag with a set of dry clothes (just in case).  Bring water and a snack/lunch as we may take a short break about halfway through the trip.

Wear quick dry/fleece clothing.  
A PFD (lifejacket) must be worn on the trip.  No alcohol is allowed on PSC trips.

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