Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area



Location: From LaPorte, south on US 35 10 miles; left on CR 500S for five miles to the "T" intersection with Hupp Road; then south.

Description: Not Visited. Another former munitions plant; look for bunkers and fenced-off areas that contain contaminated disposal sites. Makes you feel right at home, no? Contains remnants of the Grand Kankakee Marsh, a 20 acre lake misnamed Tamarack that is supposed to have some good views. 5,063 acres. The Kankakee River flows along one boundary.

Nearby Points of Interest: Kankakee F&W, Ober Savanna, Barker Woods

Cautions: Mosquitoes again. Be aware of hunting seasons.

Facilities: Some primitive camping sites, canoe launch points.


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