Chicago River Video(s)
Chicago River put-ins, rentals




Video: Clark Park to South Branch
Description: "One of the premier paddles in the Midwest with views of the skyline."
Location/Distance: Chicago River, IL, USA (9.41 miles)
Trip Date: 2007-01-01
Author: Tom Lindblade
Find on map: put-in       take-out




Video: Annual New Years Day Chicago River Paddle
Description: Cold but beautiful trip. This trip starts on the North Branch of the Chicago River at Skokie Lagoons Willow Road Dam and finishes at Linne Woods in Morton Grove. Paddle was sponsored by the Cook County Forest Preserve District.
Location/Distance: Chicago River, IL, USA (6.5 miles)
Trip Date: 2008-01-01
Author: Tom Lindblade




Video: Ralph Frese, Canoe Guru
Description: Superb video on Chicago canoe legend, Ralph Frese!

Here is a wonderful quote from Ralph while canoing the Skokie Lagoons:

"The canoe is a really a magic escape, we're in the middle of 6 million people and we've got a little bit of this all to ourself."
Location/Distance: Chicago River, IL, USA
Trip Date: 2008-01-20
Author: watcher9214(Youtube)
Find on map: put-in