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Sinnissippi Park

Address: 1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107
Phone Number: 815815-987-8858
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Rockford
Type: Gardens, Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: On the banks of the Rock River, this park includes beautiful gardens and a popular jogging, walking...
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Type: Gardens, Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Owner description: On the banks of the Rock River, this park includes beautiful gardens and a popular jogging, walking and nature path.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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100 reviews 100 reviews
18 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Went on a walk with some family who live in the area, and found it to be quite pleasant. Plenty of flora to admire, and it would likely be much nicer to look at in the summer months. A little bit of road noise with a rather large thoroughfare adjacent to the park, but a nice experience nonetheless.

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Rockford, IL
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

great for walking the dogs...nice days provide boaters to watch...friendly people...any the green house.

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Eagle River, Alaska
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57 reviews 57 reviews
4 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Born and raised in Rockford--and back for a visit 34 years later to find the place just as good, and better, than I remembered. So glad to see the city continues to care for this gem.

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Rockford, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sinnissippi Park, and the bike path, is full of gardens, greenery, and plush scenery. In my experience, it is one of the greenest parks in Rockford. It is hilly, which means great biking and walking. You'll find many locals there enjoying all of what the park and the bike path have to offer!

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Rockford, Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love the band shell where they have music a couple night a week during the summer and Imagination Station for kids on Wednesday afternoons.

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

This pack dates back decades, bring back many wonderful memories. Maintenance and improvements have keep it contemporary with today's activities.

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Fkp
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

This is a nice river park in Rockford. It is nice to walk the promenade and on occations there is this small hot dog stand who sells the best chili dogs I have ever had.

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Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is a very well conceived park on the east shore of the Rock River. It has a beautiful walking and biking trail along the river with many benches along the way to sit a peacefully watch the river roll past. Within this park is the Nicholas Conservatory as well as the trolley and Forest City Queen boat ride.

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Davis Junction, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I frequent the Sinnissippi River walk about two-four times a week for the great pathways. Definitely a nice place to go in the daytime. Path is lined with benches, picnic tables and a couple small docks so if you want to walk long distances you can take breaks if need be. Depending on where you park you are close enough... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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332 reviews 332 reviews
227 attraction reviews
608 helpful votes 608 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

PROS: Beautiful rose garden by the Nicholas Conservatory; flower clock by the rose gardens; Rockford’s Symbol sculpture – at the time we visited, they had graffiti exhibits around it. Relaxing walking path beside the Rock River. CONS: none.

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