He-Leo Forest Preserve Kayak Launch

Contact Info:

He-Leo Forest Preserve Kayak Launch

6065 North Illinois Route 2
Oregon, IL 61061
Ogle County
Share This


The Byron Forest Preserve District has installed a kayak launch and floating boat docks at their He-Leo Two Rivers Forest Preserve located at the confluence of the Rock River and Leaf River at 6065 North Illinois Route 2 in Oregon. This 48 acre preserve has a picnic shelter, portable toilets, hiking trails, restored oak savannas and wetland areas. It is a haven for a wide variety of birds and other wetland wildlife species.

A leisurely kayak trip from Kathryn A. Hamas Memorial Park to the He-Leo Two Rivers Forest Preserve takes about 60 to 90 minutes depending on the weather conditions. Both facilities can be accessed by car from Illinois Route 2.

Additional Info

Address:
6065 North Illinois Route 2
City:
Oregon
State:
IL
Zipcode:
61061
Phone:
815 234-8535 extension 200
Published in: Fishing and Paddling
Show Street View

NW Illinois Travel Blog

- Latest Post -

  • More Than Just Lodging | Hickory Hideaway Cabins

    October 17, 2019
    I’m going to go ahead and say that if you told me five years ago that I would be traveling NW Illinois, staying in a rustic cabin and eating chocolate in a whirlpool tub by the fireplace - we’d all laugh. Only in your daydreams right? Well I’m here to…
    Read More
Read More Blog Posts...