Boating Canoeing Kayaking 
Kayaking 
 
Resources & Links
Locally - US Coast Guard Auxiliary offers boating safety classes in the area
Visit their Website for a schedule
Boating Safety Resource Center
Boating Safety
BoatSafe
Fox River Water Trails
Fox River Put-Ins
Illinois Paddles - Fox River Water Trail  video
 
canoe
Canoe, Kayak Tours, Sales, Equipment
Ayers Landing
Wedron,  IL 815-434-2233

The Canoe Shack
10 S. River St.,  Elgin, IL 630-584-8017  

C & M Canoe Rental
3401 E. 2062nd Rd., Ottawa. IL
815-434-6690
Mail: P.O. Box 178, Wedron, IL 60557

Flatwater Canoe & Kayak Rental
8621 US Highway 12, Richmond, IL
815-353-7333

Freemans Sports
129 E. Hydraulic St., Yorkville, IL
630-553-0515

Geneva Kayak Center
301 E. Hydraulic St., Yorkville, IL
630-232-0320

Paddle and Trail of Aurora
107 Spruce St., Aurora, IL
630-506-5706

MountainTops
St. Charles  630-513-7608

River Adventures at Skydive Chicago
Ottawa, IL
815-434-2142 or 481-2142
Tip-A-Canoe Canoe Rentals
Burlington, WI, 414-537-3227

2K Adventure Gear
10310 N. Main St., Richmond, IL
815-862-1400
Canoe Race 
Boating Opportunities
Take a Paddlewheel cruise on the Fox River, from Pottawattomie Park in St. Charles  Link
Lake boating at the Chain O'Lakes - Fox Waterway Agency
 
Special Canoe & Kayak Opportunities
Yorkville's Marge Cline Whitewater Course
Mid-American Canoe & Kayak Race
Annual Event in June sponsored by Fox Valley Park District
Peddle-Paddle Through the Prairie Event
Annual Event in June sponsored by McHenry County Conservation Foundation
 
 
 
  Guide
Read more about
recreation opportunities
in the pdf version of the Guide,
starting on page 26

CLICK HERE
 
 
Canoeing
 
 
A Citizen's Guide to Preserving the Fox River
in Illinois