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Pecatonica River put-ins


Paddle the Pec
Photo by Lee Butler

Pecatonica River photos(7), rentals, videos, dams

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Put-in Name & Links
Description
Hancock Ave Boat Ramp
Freeport, IL

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300 ft upstream from the bridge. 300 S. Hancock Ave.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip5hancocktoridott.htm
Tutty's Crossing
Freeport, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

Tutty has a new Concrete Boat Ramp with a large paved parking lot. Large grassy area for picnics. No bathrooms. Located very close to Union Dairy Ice Cream Parlor.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip5tuttyshancock.htm
Tutty's Crossing
Freeport, IL

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Dirt/mud put-in. On northwest corner of Rt 75. Paved parking lot and nice grassy areas (sounds good for a picnic!).

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip3mcneilstotuttys.htm
Ridott Fishing Park
Riddot, IL

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Put-in is on the bank of the river. 6900 E River Rd

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip6ridotttofarwell.htm
N. Farwell Bridge
Riddot, IL

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Put-in is under bridge. Small parking area on southeast side of bridge

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip6ridotttofarwell.htm
Atten's Landing
Pecatonica, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

This is an unimproved Park. This 5 acre park is owned by Stephenson County and managed by Friends of the Pecatonica River Foundation.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip8attenspecatonca.htm
Sumner Park Nature Preserve
Pecatonica, IL

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Cement boat ramp.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip7farwelltopecatonica.htm
Zen Hole/Sumner Park Dam
Pecatonica, IL

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For experienced whitewater boaters, non-whitewater boaters can can portage on river left (north). At 710 CFS there is a whitewater hole with eddies. Banks are steep and muddy so be prepared to seal launch or put in at Winnebago grounds park boat ramp just upstream.

Some pics from Team Dirt Clod.

More info:
http://teamdirtclod.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1909&view=next&sid=838be68226d68291145f1038e
Winnebago County Fair Grounds
Pecatonica, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

There is a cement ramp within the Winnebago County Fairgrounds upstream from the dam in Pecatonica. Camping is allowed in Winnebago County Fairgrounds (with permission) located on the Pecatonica River, Pecatonica, Illinois
Phone: 815-239-1641
Toll free: 800-238-3587
Fax: 815-239-1653
$10 per day per site with electric
$6 per day per tent site

More info:
http://www.winnebagocountyfair.com/geninfo.html
Wes Block Trailhead
Freeport, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

This is an unimproved landing. The river bank is steep with large, jagged concrete blocks. The site is owned by the Freeport Park District. There is a bathroom.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip4wesblocktuttys.htm
Pecatonica Forest Preserve
Pecatonica, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

This is the actual location of the cement boat ramp in the park.

More info:
WinnCoMapNW.pdf
Pecatonica Forest Preserve
Pecatonica, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

Located on Brick School Road. Follow the road-signs about 1 mile to the Cement Boat Launch. Restrooms are nearby. Detailed Forest Preserve Map: WinnCoMapNW.pdf

More info:
http://www.wcfpd.org/Preserves/PecRiver.cfm
Trask Bridge Forest Preserve
Pecatonica, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

Cement Boat Launch. Restrooms are nearby.Located on ILL Rte 70.

Detailed Forest Preserve Map:WinnCoMapNW.pdf


More info:
http://www.wcfpd.org/Preserves/TraskBridge.cfm
McNeil's Damascus Landing
Damascus, IL

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Between Cederville and Lena on W. Cedarvile Rd, just west of Damascus Rd. Gravel parking lot. Put-in is a floating boat dock on northwest side of bridge.

More info:
http://www.paddlethepec.com/trip2mcconnelltomcneils.htm
McConnell Bobtown Landing
McConnell, IL

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Added by: Lee Butler

McConnell / Bobtown Landing is 1/4 mile west of McConnell on West McConnell Road. The best launch/take-out site is at the new site of the floating boat dock.

There is ample off-road parking in this new Park. This grassy area is owned by The Lena Community Park District.

More info:
htpp://www.paddlethepec.com
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