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Illinois

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Covel Creek

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August 6, 2016

East 18th Road to Highway 71
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A trip as breathtaking for its continuous rapids as for its stunning scenery, Covel Creek is simply, paddling bliss. Even if it’s…

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Big Bureau Creek

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August 1, 2016

Red Covered Bridge Park to County Road 1150
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After years of waiting for the right levels, we finally got a taste of Big Bureau Creek. Wider…

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Pecatonica River III

on
May 6, 2015

Brownton to Winslow
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A lazy-loaf float trip down the slow muddy waters of the Pecatonica River in its last stretch in Wisconsin before dipping down into Illinois. There…

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Carroll Creek

on
July 2, 2014

Point Rock Park to Jacobstown Road
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In terms of the most mind-blowing bang for your paddling buck, this is probably the best creek I’ve ever been on,…

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Yellow Creek Video

on
June 6, 2014
The Yellow Creek in Northern Illinois wasn't our intended destination this day but man it was a great little find. With clear water, good flow, pretty hillsides, ridges, a number of quite attractive rock outcrops and an absolutely fascinating public park at the take-out, it was a pleasant surprise...