It's a Loooong River!

Miles away from downtown...the North Branch of the river

Most people are familiar with the Main Stem of the Chicago River, that iconic part of our downtown skyline and go-to tourist destination. But did you know there's much more river to explore?

Friends' director of watershed planning John Quail explains all you ever wanted to know about the various branches of the river.  Test your knowledge here.

Ready to plan your own river adventure?  Start here.