This activity is closed to further registration.
Learn paddling strokes and safety tips in a one-person kayak. Equipment provided. Ages 12 and up; under 18 with an adult. $20 per person. To register by phone instead, call 630-933-7248.
Use the main entrance on the south side of Butterfield Road. Park on the east side of the lot and meet at the boat-rental building. (Click the link in the upper right to open a map.)
Kayaks (300-pound capacity), paddles and personal flotation devices are provided. Dress to get wet and bring water, sunscreen, bug spray, extra shoes and a towel.
In accordance with Restore Illinois guidelines, visitors who are not fully vaccinated must
• Wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth when inside forest preserve buildings.
• Practice social distancing inside and outside when in the preserves.
• Wear a mask outside anytime social distancing isn’t possible.
Kayaking: Basics #20143