The defining feature, as the name implies, is the Kankakee River.
Flora and fauna
Langham Island is home to some of the last specimens of Illiamna remota plants.
Kankakee River State Park is located along routes 102 and 113.
Fees and permits
Fees and permits can be found on the website of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources
There are bike paths located throughout the park. Most of the park's locations have an entrance by road from Route 102. There are also a number of dirt paths.
- State Park Suspension Bridge.
- The Kankakee River.
Hiking, Kayakin, Boating.
Buy, eat, and drink
The Kankakee River Trading Post is in nearby Altorf.
Alcohol is not allowed in the park. There is a concession stand that sells snacks and soft drinks.
There is a Davis Creek Campground on the County Rd N 224 W in Bourbonnais. Inside the park there are two campgrounds
- Potawotami Campground.
- Chippewa Campground.
Swimming in the Kankakee River is prohibited and extremely dangerous. There have been numerous reports of drowning, and help often arrives too late to save drowning victims.