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Morning Paddle

Event information

Date: Friday, July 26, 2024

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Fee: $20 per person.

Age: Ages 18 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove

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A person kayaking as seen from behind. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

Enjoy a morning paddle with certified instructors at the confluence of the DuPage and Des Plaines rivers. Along the way, interpretive naturalists will highlight some of the wonderful things nature has to offer.


Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, July 23: 815-722-9470.


Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet, and don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle. Previous kayaking experience is required, as this is a recreational program and not an instructional paddling program.

The natural surface launch area is accessible by a paved trail from the parking lot. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.