Links to other great Sites in the area and around the Net

Illinois Valley Sites To Visit:

Vermilion River Sites:

Area Lodging:
Bed and Breakfast

Brightwood Inn   815-667-4600


  Kishauwau on the Vermilion  Nice secluded cabin rentals 1-800-659-0627 or 815-442-8453



   Olgesby, IL (I-39 Exit 54)

    Peru, IL (I-80 Exit 75)




Papa Murphs Camping<


Paddling sites:

Professional Paddlesports Association

American Canoe Association

Illinois paddling sites

  Illinois Paddling Council

  Chicago Area Paddling Page

  ACA Midwest Division

  Chicagoland Canoe Base, Inc.

  Mackinaw Canoe Club

River, Rainfall, and Safety Information:

River gauges

Vermilion River Gauge Information  use this Leonore gauge to convert to Lowell (Wildcat) water level. Remember that above 4 feet is a very dangerous condition at the Wildcat and Low head Dam on this stretch of water.  The link is also great for pictures of the wildcat and low head Dam in the lower section of the river.

  Vermilion River at Leonore, IL

  Vermilion River at Pontiac, IL

  Fox River at Dayton, IL

 Weather information 

  Morris, IL

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