Kankakee River State Park Horseback Riding

The 2nd most popular equestrian trail in Illinois.

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Northwest of Kankakee near Bourbonnais, the Kankakee River State Park has 12 miles of this large forested park which borders the Kankakee River, offering horseback riders some beautiful scenery.

The park is located in Kankakee and Will counties, 6 miles northwest of Kankakee. 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.

Overall, Kankakee River State Park is the 2nd most popular horse trail of all 22 horseback rides in Illinois.


Local Contact(s):  Kankakee River State Park (815) 933-1383; Illinois Tourism (800) 223-0121; Illinois Horsemens Council (217) 585-1600; Illinois Trail Riders (618) 252-7338.

Best Season:  Dec. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  State Park Campgrounds

Reference Source:  click here https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/

Article Source:   Best Kankakee River State Park Horseback Riding Review https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HORSE&id=13318

GPS:  41.187, -87.943

Date Published:  5/17/2016

Date Updated:  6/27/2016

ID:  13318

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