Prairie State Canoeists
A Northeast Illinois Canoe and Kayak Club
Date(s): April 20, 2019
Leader: Ray Ziemer
Location: West Branch of the DuPage River ( Mack Rd. to McDowell F.P.)
Skill Level: Beginner
Category: Day Trip Details: This should be an easy day trip through historic Warrenville, with a possible stop at the Urban Streams Research Center at Blackwell Forest Preserve. Possible extension, depending on conditions, through/portage over Fawell Dam. Car shift 9:30.
Directions to Mack Road Canoe Launch : From I-88 – Exit I-88 at Winfield Road. Turn right and drive north approx. 3 ¼ miles to Mack Road. Turn left and drive 1 ¼ miles west to the Canoe Launch and Dog Park, parking lot entrance on left.
From Route 59 – Mack Road is between Batavia Road and Roosevelt Rd. (IL Rte 38) between West Chicago and Warrenville. Turn east on Mack a half mile to cross the river and enter parking lot on south side of road.