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Sinnissippi Park

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Address: 1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107
Phone Number: 815815-987-8858
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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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A very nice place to stop and relax and appreciate life.

Located on the river, the botanical garden is very nice. The rose garden is exquisite. definitely a place to just enjoy life and get a little exercise walking along the river... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located on the river, the botanical garden is very nice. The rose garden is exquisite. definitely a place to just enjoy life and get a little exercise walking along the river. Definitely a much better place than when I lived in Rockford in 1972 and before.

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Rockford, Illinois
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Except for the ice carving show and one concert, my visits have been to play golf. A nice 9 hole course that has always been well groomed, challenging but not frustrating, reasonably priced and easy to walk .

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chicago, il
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51 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Sinnissippi Park is a gem located right on the banks of Rock River. The park is separated by a highway. On the river bank there are gardens, a conservatory, a pond, and a bike path with sculptures all along the way. On the "inland" side is a good sized park with plenty of places to picnic as well as a... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

I owned a home near this park for many years. The Rockford Park District is top notch and does a great job with their resources. The bike path runs through the park and provides a great place to bike, run or stroll.

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Rockford, Illinois
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57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Sinnissippi Park is one of the larger and parks in the area, with a nice public golf course, which is good for skiing in the winter months. There are playgrounds and walk paths, and in the summer there are free concerts a few nights a week.

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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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307 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

One of the nicest parks in the district, it's band shell is home to many Rockford entertainers. Another feature is the Illinois State Snow Sculpting Competition that takes place here every winter.

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Loves Park, Illinois
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125 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

It is such a nice drive through the park to see the Christmas lighting displays. They also have snow carving competitions later in the winter.

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Rockford, Illinois
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90 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This is a nice community park. Definitely come out for events... they have a lot of music events in the ampetheater throughout the summer. And the ice and snow sculptures in winter are always really fun for the kids.

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Thank CaitPenn
Rockford, Illinois
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Love driving thru the Snow and also the Ice Sculptures. Driving thru at night is sooo Fantastic as you slowly enjoy the sights.

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Rockford, Illinois
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

Very nice park to do some pictures. But I wouldn't go there at night. I heard that there was been some bad stuff happening there at night.

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