Kankakee River State Park

Kankakee River Equestrian Campground

The Equestrian Campground off Illinois Route 113 is open only from April 1 through October 31. However, the Equestrian Trails operate on a seasonal basis, please see the chart for dates and hours of operation:

April 1 - Mid May : 1 p.m. to Sunset (hunters may be present in this area)

Mid May - August 31 : Sunrise to Sunset

September : Sunrise to 11 a.m. (hunters may be present in this area)

October : Sunrise to Sunset (hunters may be present in this area)


From North or South on Interstate 57, Take I 57 to Exit 315 (Bradley-Bourbonnais) Take Rte. 50 south to the first stop light which is Armour Rd. Turn right on Armour Rd. and go to the 3rd stop light which is Rte. 102. Turn right (west) on Rte.102. The park is located 7 miles west on Rte. 102.

From the North on Interstate 55, Take I 55 to exit 238 (Braidwood). Take Rte. 129 south until coming to Strip Mine Rd. Turn left (east) on Strip Mine Rd. Follow this road until coming to a small town called Wilmington. In Wilmington, turn right on Water Street. Water Street becomes Rte 102. The park is located 10 miles east of Wilmington on Rte. 102.

From the South on Interstate 55, Take I-55 north to Dwight Exit (Rte.17). Take Rte. 17 east. Go approximately 20 miles to Warner Bridge Rd. Turn left (north) on Warner Bridge Rd. Follow this road approximately 10 miles until coming to Rte. 102. Turn right (east) on Rte. 102. The park office is located 1 1/2 miles east of Warner Bridge Rd.