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Address: Rock Island, IL
Phone Number: 309-732-7275

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Beautiful sunsets, nice place for a evening walk, lookout tower

Great place to go to overlook the Mississippi River and watch sunset, the park itself has always been neglected, does have playground for kids it has been replaced but its not... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
joe l
rock island
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Rock Island, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good place to bring the kids also has very good views of the river and shade spots. also very nice place

Thank Louie K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

The marina is breathtaking views for the mississippi river throughout the whole marina, there are plenty of boats at the dock. If you are there during December and November you will see lots of Eagles.

Thank Stacey S
rock island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Great place to go to overlook the Mississippi River and watch sunset, the park itself has always been neglected, does have playground for kids it has been replaced but its not kept up swings are broken most of the time, has a decent walk path that connects and follows river north

Thank joe l
Rock Island, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Sunset Park, a park in the city of Rock Island, IL, has several acres of wooded park land in a lake setting, with an outlet to the Mississippi River. It is the starting point for the 65 mile Quad Cities' bike path. People also walk on the path. It is in a beautiful setting. There is a marina there with... More 

Thank JLC_57
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Although the downtown docks are just transient and you can't load, unload or refuel, here's hoping that all the good parts of sunset get moved to Schwiebert Park and that the difficult boat access and poor dredging get left behind forever. Until then, however, this remains your best bet for pool 16 river access for any sizable watercraft. It's best... More 

Thank Anthony H
Aurora, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Good place to launch a boat and a very nice lookout tower to view the MIssissippi River. But, it just seemed a under kept to me.

Thank Kuffam

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