He-Leo Forest Preserve Kayak Launch

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He-Leo Forest Preserve Kayak Launch

6065 North Illinois Route 2
Oregon, IL 61061
Ogle County
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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.

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Address:
6065 North Illinois Route 2
City:
Oregon
State:
IL
Zipcode:
61061
Phone:
815 234-8535 extension 200
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