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NEW FOR 2012 we will be adding two more canoes in June or late May: 

 

TWO RENTAL CANOES AND EIGHT KAYAKS ARE AVAILABLE TO RENT.

CANOES INITIALLY WILL ONLY BE RENTED FOR THE WEEKEND COMMENCING FRIDAY AT 4 PM UNTIL SUNDAY AT 4 PM.  CAMPERS MAY USE THEIR CANOES FRIDAY AROUND THE ISLANDS, AND AT 10 AM ON SATURDAY MORNING THE CANOES WILL NEED TO BE RETURNED TO THE RACK FOR TRANSPORT TO THE OREGON DAM.  (THOSE PEOPLE WHO WANT TO TAKE CANOE TRIP)  CAMPGROUND WILL TRANSPORT CANOES TO THE OREGON DAM FOR A $10 TRANSPORTATION FEE.  THIS FEE WILL BE THE SAME IF IT IS ONE CANOE OR 2 CANOES AND 2 KAYAKS AND IS SIMPLY A FEE TO COVER GAS ON THE DUMP TRUCK WHICH TRANSPORTS THE CANOES

OREGON TO CAMPGROUND IS SOME OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL NATURAL RIVER FRONTAGE IN THE MIDWEST WHICH INCLUDES SANDSTONE CLIFFS AND MIXED FOREST.  THE TRIP TIME DEPENDS ON EXPERIENCE AND RIVER LEVELS BUT MOST OF THE YEAR THE RANGE IS 2 HOURS TO 5 HOURS.

CANOEIST WILL HAVE RESPONSIBILITY TO RETURN THEIR RENTAL CANOES TO THE RACK BY 4PM ON SUNDAY WITH LIFE VESTS AND PADDLES BEING RETURNED TO THE STORAGE UNIT BEHIND CAMPGROUND HOUSE.  PLEASE CALL IN ADVANCE FOR RESERVATION OF CANOES WHICH ARE LIMITED DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF OPERATION.

LARGE GROUPS SHOULD CONTACT TJS IN OREGON FOR CANOE RENTALS.  THEY WILL PUT YOUR CANOE IN AT OREGON, AND DRIVE YOU BACK TO THEIR STORE WHEN YOUR TRIP IS DONE TO PICK UP YOUR CAR.

 

 
 

CAMPINGISLANDS.COM      8195 RT 2 SOUTH GRAND DETOUR IL 61021                                                 . 

 815-595-4255 RESERVATIONS@CAMPINGGDIR.COM                                                        .