Kankakee River State Park is an Illinois state park on primarily in Kankakee and Will Counties, Illinois, United States. Originally, of land was donated by Ethel Sturges Dummer for the creation of the state park in 1938. Another was donated by Commonwealth Edison in 1956, and again donated more land in 1989. The islands of Smith, Hoffman, Langham, and Willow are all located inside the park on the river.
There are camping facilities located inside the park
There are plenty of hiking trails throughout the park that go through different ecosystems and different park features. While some go along the Kankakee River
, with places to sit along the river, others go into the forests or along Rock Creek
, a tributary of the Kankakee River that cuts through the ground, creating a gorge with cliffs. The trails are very diverse.
There is horseback riding at the park
There is a concession stand at Rock Creek