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Sinnissippi Park

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Address: 1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107-3033
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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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Nicely done riverfront park

Sinnissippi Park is located right on the banks of Rock River. The park is actually separated by a highway. We went to the river bank side, where there are gardens, a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sinnissippi Park is located right on the banks of Rock River. The park is actually separated by a highway. We went to the river bank side, where there are gardens, a conservatory, a pond, and a bike path with sculptures all along the way. The conservatory is an extra charge. For a nice stroll along the river, this is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sinnissippi is a jewel in the Rockford park system. Not only is there a great little golf course (not playable right now, unfortunately), but also some gentle rolling hills with spots to have a picnic or just to stop and think

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Roscoe, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

A really nice walking path right along the river. Great view of homes and action on the Rock River. There is a pond with many ducks and statues along thebpath. There is a conservatory with plants. I'd recommend anyone visiting the park.

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Thank merlinis42
Belvidere, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This is an older park that has recently been revitalized. We visited the Nicholas Conservatory (reviewed separately) and then took a walk through the area of the park that is along the river. The outdoor area near the Conservatory has had the most work done. There are ponds and streams with koi fish and several waterfalls and sculptures. It is... More 

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Thank Arleen H
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

There are swings and play equipment, a lagoon, rose gardens, floral clock, picnic tables, a bike path along the river, and the Nicholas Conservatory (charge for the conservatory). The area is beautiful for walking and just enjoying the flowers. It's also a popular wedding venue. In the winter it is home to an ice sculpture contest and the Festival of... More 

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Thank Llamma2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Love this park and the music it offers. We visit every summer from Alabama and always plan a visit here. Beautiful place!

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Thank Vicki P
Santa Ana, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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