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Address: 1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107
Phone Number: 815815-987-8858
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Description: On the banks of the Rock River, this park includes beautiful gardens and a...
On the banks of the Rock River, this park includes beautiful gardens and a popular jogging, walking and nature path.
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Great stop to have a picnic lunch

We stopped here to do a picnic lunch one afternoon before going to the Discovery Center. It is a lovely and large park with plenty of picnic tables and very peaceful. My son loved... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
Meg S
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West Dundee, Illinois
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West Dundee, Illinois
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We stopped here to do a picnic lunch one afternoon before going to the Discovery Center. It is a lovely and large park with plenty of picnic tables and very peaceful. My son loved to run around and there are areas for him to play on as well. A great place to do lunch and get away from the hustle... More 

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East Hampton, Connecticut
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The paved path winds along the Rock River with beautiful gardens and interesting sculptures adorn the path. Take side trips to the rose gardens, Nicholas Conservatory or the garden clock. It's a nice place to stroll leisurely, run or bike. A Rockford gem

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Rockford, Illinois
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11 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Music on Wednesday, jog, bike, a few feet or a few miles. Or if you prefer to just sit and watch the activity on the river..Enjoy the rose garden or pay to go into to Nicholas Conservatory

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Rockford, Illinois
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12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Spend some time in Sinnissippi Park during the week or on the weekend. Play golf at their hilly 9-hole course, or have a picnic in the park. On Tuesdays they have music in the band shell; always a great experience. Wooded, rolling hills make it a great place for a hike.

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Rockford, Illinois
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17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Being new to the area, this is the second year we have truly enjoyed the Patriotic Concert at the park bandshell--and it's FREE! Pack dinner, drinks and lawn chairs for your comfort. Seating on bleachers and/or cement steps is also available. The theme of each concert highlights those who have served their country. Each American needs to offer thanks to... More 

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Rockton, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Beautiful park and multiple free events that take place within the park. Make sure to check out all the activities at rockfordparkdistrict.org! December- Festival of Lights January- Snow Sculpting June-July- Imagination Station June-August- Music in the Park

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Rockford, IL
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

beautiful part - love the band shell and music offerings - used to take my boys there for a cookout and playing time - always a good experience

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Rockford, Illinois
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9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Peaceful gardens to walk along, pond that's used for skating in winter and the band shell are all great reasons to visit often. The band shell hosts Imagination Station shows for kids every week during the summer plus a Summer Concert Series weekly and both are free to attend. The park also hosts the snow sculpture contest in winter as... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Beautiful rose gardens, well manicured lush lawns and it is just a very peacefully relaxing waterfront park.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nice place to walk. A few swings. A small playground. Picnic tables but no where to park unless you want to walk a ways. Music shell for entertainment.

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