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Winter Camping Guide For Chicago

Ready to brave the great outdoors this winter? This list will get you prepared for some serious camping.


Two covered kayaks sit at a dock on the Chicago River, after a tour company cancelled a Monday afternoon river tour, due to threats of thunderstorms. A day before, 62 kayakers were rescued from the Chicago River, when they were caught in a storm, and several kayaks tipped over. (Credit: CBS)

Kayak Companies Cancel Tours After Dozens Rescued On Sunday

A day after dozens of kayakers were rescued on the Chicago River after a thunderstorm hit the city, several kayak tours on the Chicago River and Lake Michigan were canceled on Monday, amid a new threat of thunderstorms.

CBS Chicago–07/02/2012


Paddlers To Hit Chicago River On New Year’s

A 26-year-old New Year’s Day tradition is expected to attract hundreds of people to the Chicago River’s North Branch this weekend.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2010