Class I Des Plaines River, IL/WI

Illinois Fishing River (Wisconsin State Line to Kankakee River)

The Des Plaines River, the longest stream within the Chicago region, flows southward for 133 miles (105 miles in Illinois) through southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. It eventually meets the Kankakee River southwest of Joliet to form the Illinois River, a significant tributary of the Mississippi River. (Illinois DNR)

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 105.0 Miles
Fishing No
Camping No
Manager State, Illinois Department of Natural Resources
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail No
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