The little calumet river enters Illinois from North West Indiana and flows through the south and south-west suburbs into the Cal-Sag Channel and eventually into Lake Michigan. A full description of the river can be found on the OpenLands Web Site: http://www.openlands.org/calumet-area-water-trails
On September 26, the Forest Preserves if Cook County commemorated the grand opening of a new Launch Site at Kickapoo Woods by inviting the community out for free canoe rides. Over forty people enjoyed their first canoe trip.
Kickapoo woods is located off of Halstead, Between 147th and 144th in Riverdale IL. Park opposite of the model airplane flying field. There is a short carry to the river. https://goo.gl/maps/euQVnQNuzv82