I&M Canal State Trail

Section 16:

Travel a portion of the Illinois & Michigan Canal (I&M) towpath that extends from LaSalle to Rockton. This trail is built on the original towpath that was used to drag packet boats. Riding this route takes you back to the days when products were shipped in great quantities from outlying towns to the city of Chicago.

Go Direction On Distance (mi)
Start: I & M Canal State Trail, 2.0 mi east Of Toll House in Ottawa
E From a location 2.0 mi east of the Toll House
Continue east:
5.5 mi to lock 10 in Marseilles
10.5 mi to the Seneca Grain Elevator
20.7 mi to Gebhard Woods State Park (campground)
21.5 mi to Morris
26.8 mi to Aux Sable Creek
TOTAL DISTANCE 26.8