2021 Kankakee River Event Planning

Available Launches

Below is a chart of known public launches and the distances to the next known public launch. Any public access location is allowed and there may be some of those not on the chart below. Those will also be allowable. It is angler’s responsibility to follow the law by not trespassing.

StartFinishDistance (Approx.)Start Map Link
Kingsbury FWA (123)Kankakee River Park (107)16https://goo.gl/maps/UUGA4Rzv1t4wSEXM8
Kankakee River Park (107)The Points (102)5https://goo.gl/maps/yM93Qs551DzAg52j8
The Points (102)Dunn’s Bridge (93)9https://goo.gl/maps/mLiV52UTsU8HvBZ4A
Dunn’s Bridge (93)Lake County Park Dept (74)19https://goo.gl/maps/qKBCMp5Cs2tbhBYS7
Lake County Park Dept (74) LaSalle/Forest Preserve (63) 11https://goo.gl/maps/cccG9o3ym1HFDbLU9
LaSalle/Forest Preserve (63)Black Oak Bayou (61)2https://goo.gl/maps/izfz9551Dn4PjwLd6
Black Oak Bayou (61)Illinois/Indiana Stateline Rd Park.2https://goo.gl/maps/ZHpzNxeegJrPpnd27
Illinois/Indiana Stateline Rd Park STATE LINE, no downstream from herehttps://goo.gl/maps/8Q7hkRXX4Bcqq52w9
Yellow River
KnoxThe Points12https://goo.gl/maps/v2cDYEpjgbyUsZyx9

Allowable Water

Any water within the State of Indiana that is accessible from a public access to the Kankakee and Yellow rivers is allowable water. Portaging private property is TRESPASSING and not allowed.

Flow Gauges

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05518000
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05517530
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05517500
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05517010
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05517000
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/monitoring-location/05515500