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Riverside Park

Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in La Crosse
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: A Downtown park where three rivers meet.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I really appreciate the fact the city has made such a beautiful park on the river. It is always busy with people doing all sorts of things from watching the boat traffic to walking the pathways to playing Frisbee on the grass. And the fantastic light show at Christmas time if second to none!

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Iowa City, Iowa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I have always liked the park-they have really done a superb job of upgrading it. I used to go to the National Fish Controls Lab., before it moved. The International Peace Garden is beautiful. I am adding a few pictures of the blazing hills along the Mississippi and on the apple orchard trail in LaCrescent.In addition to the fall colors,... More

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Amazing river views. Love walking along the water's edge and through the park. Don't miss the international gardens at the north end. One of the places we love most about La Crosse. Don't forget to position yourself for a great view of the two bridges (convex and concave). Love it.

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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

A nice place to enjoy the Mississippi, and understand the history of the region. Easy access and good interpretation.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We stayed at the Radisson and had the Riverside Park directly in front of us. Great views, safe place to exercise, and best location! We plan to return in December to enjoy the Christmas lights and festivities.

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Peachtree City
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Take a walk along the water, Mississippi queen is available! Gorgeous photo ops! Great waterfront restaurants .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

12 months of the year - always a great time to visit Riverside Park. The mighty Mississippi changes from day to day as does the river traffic. Always interesting.

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Daytona Beach, FL
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231 reviews 231 reviews
44 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Don't miss this beautiful, clean, and well cared park on the banks of the Mississippi River. There is a visitor information center, paved walks, and beautiful vegetation. You can also look in th other direction and see the skyline of historic downtown La Crosse.

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This park is right on the Mississippi and adjacent to Historic Downtown LaCrosse. There is a beautiful fountain that is on in the warm months and great space to relax or play frisbee. There are benches to sit and enjoy the scenery all around the park too. A must see if you want to go for a stroll alone or... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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139 reviews 139 reviews
27 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I can't say there was anything special about the park but it is very pretty. You can walk along the Mississippi and there's an international garden that's pretty. If you are in La Crosse you should stop by the park and take a walk.

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