Alternate put-in for shorter trip is at the Granny Gap Road bridge on the North Fork Illinois Bayou. The take out for the North Fork run.
Gauge (drainage area 241 sq.mi.)
Tell us about this gauge.
Permits are not required for this reach.
We have no additional detail on this route.
Use the map below to calculate how
to arrive to the main town from your zipcode.
Lower Illinois Bayou
If someone gets hurt on a river, or you read about a whitewater-related injury, please report it to
American Whitewater. Don't worry about multiple submissions from other witnesses, as our safety
editors will turn multiple witness reports into a single unified accident report.
Log into the American Whitewater website and you can contribute to river descriptions,
flow and access tips, and maps associated with runs you've done. You can even add new
runs to the inventory!