Kickapoo Adventures

Canoers Tubers omn the river Dog in a kayak
Two people canoeing in Kickapoo State Park


River or lake, Canoe, kayak or paddleboard. Your Kickapoo Adventure starts here.

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What better way to pass away a summer day than floating down the river?

Woman biking in Kickapoo State Park


Discover the Midwest's hidden trail riding secret. Or perhaps just a casual stroll.

Winding trail in Kickapoo State Park


Fishing, hiking, trail running or camping. So much more to enjoy at the park.

Adventure starts here. Whether it is canoeing, kayaking or tubing on the Middle Fork of the Vermilion River - Illinois’ only National Scenic river, trail riding through the challenging single-track trails, hiking or running the forested trails through abandoned strip mining spoils reclaimed by nature, or fishing the deep, clear ponds, Kickapoo Adventures is your source for adventure.

Kickapoo State Recreation Area

Kickapoo State Recreation Area named Illinois' top park by OutsideOnline.Com

At Kickapoo State Recreation Area, you’ll find 22 ponds and access to the Middle Fork River amid 2,842 acres of sycamore and maple forest. There are also launch ramps at nine lakes ... READ MORE >

A canoe floats down Kickapoo River

The Pantagraph: Kickapoo state park offers variety of activities at former strip mine site

OAKWOOD — If variety is the spice of life, then Kickapoo State Recreation Area has an extra helping of jalapeños for those who like variety in their outdoor activities ... READ MORE >