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Channahon Visitor Information  



Things To Do


Hotel / Motel

* Within five blocks of the Trail

Manor Motel
23926 W. Eames, Channahon


Dari Castle *
Rte 6 & Canal St, Channahon

Ice cream and food. Open 10:00am - 10:00pm Mon - Sun. Closed during the winter months.

24064 W. Eames, Channahon

Fast food / carry out service. Mon - Thurs 11am - 7pm, Fri - Sat 11am - 8pm, Sun 1am - 6pm.

Ivo's Express
23819 W. Eames, Channahon

Restaurant, family dining, lounge, banquets, weekend entertainment, business meetings

Johnny K's Pizza
25210 W. Reed, Channahon

Pizza / sandwiches. Mon - Thurs 11am - 10pm, Fri - Sat 11am - 11pm, Sun 2pm - 10pm

Lonestar Restaurant & Lounge *
Rte. 6, Channahon

Family restaurant and lounge. Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 3pm, Sat 8am - 11pm, Sun 10am - 11pm.

Pizza for "U" *
25356 W. Eames, Channahon

Pizza, subs & sandwiches. Sun - Thurs 11am - 11pm, Fri - Sat 11am - midnight

Rittof's Restaurant *
25365 S. Fryer, Channahon

Family restaurant and lounge. Open daily 9am - midnight.

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Big Basin Marina
24045 W. Front, Channahon

Off channel, some in between two rows of buoys. Harbor depth 7". First marina out of Chicago, reg gas, electricity, water, restrooms, showers, ramp, travellift to 20 tons; forklift to 7 tons, sales and repairs of boats and engines. Closed during the winter, summer hours 9am - 5pm.

Central Park
Rte. 6, Channahon
Lighted basketball and tennis courts, ball diamonds, concession stand, fitness trail, picnic area and pavillion, swimming, horseshoe pits, water fountain and restrooms.

Channahon Community Park
1 Mile East of I-55, Channahon

This community park contains ball diamonds, lighted basketball courts, a fitness trail, picnic area, playground, lighted tennis courts, a soccer / football field, concession stand, water fountains and restrooms.

Channahon Lanes & Gudders
25306 W. Eames, Channahon

Bowling center hours: Mon - Thurs noon - midnight, Fri - Sat noon - 2am.

Channahon Park District
Skateland Recreation Center
25334 W. Eames, Channahon

Des Plaines Fish & Wildlife Area
24621 N. River Rd, WIlmington

A Tranquil setting, flowing rivers, and natural prairire land - the Des Plaines Fish & Wildlife Area has it all. Visitors will delight in the abundance of wildlife, restful picnic areas and variety of sportfishing species. Farmland and woodland, prairie and swamp, still water and shoreline offer unlimited opportunities for nature lovers and sportsmen.

Located ten miles south of joliet and 55 miles southwest of Chicago in Will County, the site is accessible from I-55 at mile marker #241.

Picnic areas complete with tables, grills and drinking water allow for a restful break from hunting, fishing or hiking.

Open water and ice fishing provide panfish, catfish, and good bass fishing. The Kankakee River borders the site on the south with 3 miles of shoreline providing access to boating enthusiast and excellent walleye and northern pike fishing. A public boat launch with 3 paved ramps is available on the Kankakee River for boating on the river or its backwaters.

Pheasant hunting is the most popluar choice for sportsmen at Des Plaines, and the largest pheasant hunting (by permit only) facility in the state is located at the site. For variety, however, there are unlimited numbers of deer, rabbit and dove. Eighty acres of the Des Plaines Wildlife Area make up a dedicated nature preserve which contains many remnants of the natural prairie of years past.

Feed Loft
23930 S. Northern Illinois Dr, Channahon

Bait & tackle, pet supplies, lawn ornaments and pond supplies. Mon - Sat 7am - 6pm, Sun 7am - 5pm.

Heritage Bluff Golf Course
24355 W. Bluff Rd, Channahon

Heritage Bluff public golf club is a facility of the Channahon Park District, located 1/4 mile West of I-55 at Exit 247. Designed by Dick Nugent, the 18 hole course features bent grass fairways, a practice range, and a clubhouse with complete dining and golf shop facilities. it was named to the Top Ten list of new public golf courses in the USA for 1994 by Golf Digest magazine. Open April through November.

New Image Sportsweaar & Equipment
23050 S. Kent Rd, Channahon

Sportswear and sports equipment. Mon - Fri 10am - 6pm, Sat - Sun 10am - 4pm. Closed Sunday.

Rittof's True Value Hardware
25305 W. Eames, Channahon

Mon - Fri 8am - 8pm, Sat 8am - 7pm, Sun 9:30am - 2pm.

Tomahawk Aquatic Center
24856 W. Eames, Channahon

Family swimming lessons available. 150 foot long water slide, call for hours of operation.

4 Winds of the Lakota
P.O. Box 579, Channahon

Native American crafts and art. Open 6pm - 11pm.

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Channahon Police Dept
24441 W. Eames, Channahon

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