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Kayaking the Chicago River

Charlie's 1st kayak down the Chicago River, in what has been a hanker-awaited voyage. http://www.amaxingpictures.com.

River Runners' Influence To Utah and Adjacent Areas (Revised and Updated)

by University of Utah Press
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A fully revised and updated edition of Gary Nichols’ widely used guide to river running in Utah. Major changes have occurred on Big and Little Cottonwood Creeks, which have many new drops with dangerous hydraulics. This edition accounts for these and other alterations in the state’s waterways over the past fifteen years. Also, several of the original river access points are now on private land. Alternative access points are presented and users are alerted to the necessity of requesting permission. All this and much more will once again make A River Runners’ Guide to Utah and Adjacent Areas the one source for vital and reliable information on more than ninety river trips for beginner and expert alike. It includes:

-Over 90 river trips with descriptions and maps
-Location of access and take-out points
-Instructions for all skill levels
-Ratings of all waterways by levels of difficulty
-Identification of danger areas and obstacles


Questions & answers

Rob Rob says:
Is it attainable to take the mississippi river from dubuque iowa to the gulf of mexico in a 23ft boat?
I last in Chicago and I am not sure about makin it from lake Michigan, but im only about 1.5 hours from dubuque. I have a 23ft boat and want to make a trip to the gulf of mexico. can it be done?
Kraftee says:
Yes it is technically attainable though I'm not sure I'd recommend it. Above St Louis you would be going through locks. Below St Louis there are no locks - only more & huger barges for you...
The Pillager The Pillager says:
What are documentation spots on a river near Chicago to shoot a film?
I am looking for a river that is narrower (50 ft across or so) is surrounded by trees, preferably faster flowing, and within an hour to 1.5 hours refer to away from the center of chicago. I know these are tough requirements for wildlife near...
tichur says:
There's prodigality of wildlife along the DesPlaines River near Wadsworth, IL at the canoe launch: http://www.lcfpd.org/preserves/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.view&goal_id=216&type=P various...

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November 8, 2013 (YORKVILLE, Ill.) -- A Chicago man was arrested in a stolen canoe in the Fox River on Thursday after allegedly irksome to enter a number of homes in southwest suburban Yorkville. According to Yorkville police, when 28-year-old Andrew 
Man arrested in stolen canoe on Fox River
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