Water Trail

Paddling on the Sangamon River

Check out the Sangamon River Alliance calendar of events for paddling opportunities all along the river, from Mahomet to Petersburg.

Special Thanks

Associations and Government:  Menard County Trails & Greenways Association, Menard County Tourism Council, Menard County Jaycees, Petersburg Rotary Club, Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum, Lincoln's New Salem Historic Site (IL Historic Preservation Agency), Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Girl Scouts of Central Illinois, Menard County Sheriff's Office, Menard County EMS, Menard County Rescue Squad, City of Petersburg and others.

Local Businesses in Petersburg & Surrounding AreaRiverbank Lodge, New Salem Canoe, Treetop Productions,Inc., Hill Prairie Winery, Ray's Escape, Hand of Fate Brewery, Rolling Meadows Brewery and others to be named soon.

Link to Water Levels in Petersburg

NOAA, National Weather Service Link

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