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Illinois River Valley in the Siskiyou National Forest
Illinois River Valley in the Siskiyou National Forest. photo by J. Engle/R. Felice The Illinois River offers marvelous recreation opportunities, including whitewater that provides plenty of excitement for small rafts and kayaks; the wild section of the river contains Class V water that should be rafted with caution. Still, clear, blue-green pools offer contrast to the whitewater segments of the river and opportunities for catching anadromous fish, including large steelhead. Related Links: Oregon Rivers Southern Oregon Driving Tours Southern Oregon