Rock river illinois map. Inoka siipiiwi is a principal tributary of the mississippi river approximately 273 miles 439 km long in the us. Rich with history and beauty starved rocks hiking trails meander through towering trees and scenic overlooks along the illinois river. The illinois river miami illinois language. National weather service advanced hydrologic prediction service ahps.
Average transit times from new orleans days birmingham al. Starved rock park is a world apart from anything else in illinois. The illinois river is formed at the junction of the kankakee and des plaines rivers and runs 273 miles west southwest and south to enter the mississippi 14 miles up stream of alton. We are located in the heart of the beautiful starved rock area directly across the illinois river from starved rock state park.
The drainage basin extends into wisconsin. Starved rock marina is an authorized boat dealer that specializes in used boats repairs dockage storage and supplies. You will know it the minute you enter the park as you wind your car through the towering trees. As travelers make their way down the great river road along illinois western border they are presented with countless opportunities for bluff top views and magnificent views of the riverbanks.