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Espencheid Memorial Forest Preserve

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5900 S. Perryville Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
+1 815-877-6100
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Nice park but

Beautiful park but to many sex offenders hang out there. Many arrests. In the past i've attend... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2015
Linda E
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Cherry Valley, Illinois
Very beautiful.

All the parks in Illinois are very beautiful. Very good views and picturesque. All free too. Nice... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2015
Sarah L
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Public access from S. Perryville Road. A 60-acre tract of mature burr oaks and brush woodlands.
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
21 Oct 2015
“Nice park but”
25 May 2015
“Very beautiful. ”
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5900 S. Perryville Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016
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+1 815-877-6100
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Reviewed 21 October 2015

Beautiful park but to many sex offenders hang out there. Many arrests. In the past i've attend graduation parties there.

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

All the parks in Illinois are very beautiful. Very good views and picturesque. All free too. Nice river and much to do on it!

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 5 March 2015

It's not as country as it use to be, but it is about 200 yards wide by 1 mile deep with plenty of picnic benches, shade, and walking area. The very back is a parking lot with access to the Kishwaukee River... VERY shallow most...More

1  Thank m b
Reviewed 17 July 2013

This location was great to put in for tubing, kayaking or canoeing. At a bend in the river. You can pull your vehicle up to load or unload. Lots of parking. Restrooms, picnic area and kept clean.

Thank kayakdeb2
Reviewed 16 July 2012

A perfect place to easily put in on the Kishwaukee River. You can drive your vehicle on the grass to unload, and if your concluding your trip its a convenient place to end. The water levels of the Kish during summer, in this portion, can...More

1  Thank StillmanValleyScott
Reviewed 6 March 2012

Nice hiking trails and a canoe dock Hard to believe it;s so close to rockford

1  Thank Laurel F
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