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Sights of September Paddle

Event information

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: $20 per person.

Age: Ages 14 and older. Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove

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Photo by Cindy Cain

Event details

Come on an adventure as we pursue the sights of September on the confluence of the Des Plaines and DuPage rivers. You’ll be guided by certified kayak instructors on this relaxing paddle and hopefully catch a glimpse of some migrating birds!

This program will take place on a slow-moving river. All equipment is provided, including life jackets. Previous kayaking experience is required.


Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Sept. 16: 815-722-9470.


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.