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Great place to visit anytime of year

A must around Christmas, but this place is a highlight anytime of the year! Check it out on your... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Belvidere, Illinois
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Rockford Park

Nice place to visit in Rockford, you can walk & sit around the pond, there are ducks in pond. If... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
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On the banks of the Rock River, this park includes beautiful gardens and a popular jogging, walking and nature path.
1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107-3033
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

A must around Christmas, but this place is a highlight anytime of the year! Check it out on your own, or if you have family in town!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

Nice place to visit in Rockford, you can walk & sit around the pond, there are ducks in pond. If you like to bike they have a nice bike path. Seasonally the boat rides are offered by the park.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

Stopped on the way through town for a place to picnic & walk. Like park right on the river with a cool view.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

I love to come to the snow sculpture contest and see what people have created. And also during Christmas to see the light displays. Its free to drive through but they suggest for a small donation as you drive out. It does get congested so...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank pitpat3
Reviewed July 27, 2018

The first time I was at this park I was too young to drive. That makes it about 1960. I attended a concert at the park's band shell. My aunt and uncle loaded lawn chairs into the trunk, and we drove over. I was impressed...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

I arrived in Rockford for the first time and the first spot I was taken to was Sinnissippi to walk down the pathways and see Symbol. I actually really liked the park and thought the location was quite tranquil. It seemed like the residents really...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank PH2003
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

Went thru Sinnisippi to see the holiday lights. They were absolutely beautiful. Hope that will continue, it’s an annual tradition!!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank rychal3
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I don't see a separate listing for the Sinnissippi Gardens, so I'll assume they're covered in this listing. The Rock River Bike/Hike trail runs along the river and through this park. Alongside THAT are wonderfully tended gardens to stroll through (but without bikes and joggers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TommyBear
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Sinnissippi Park is a great location to bring your family talk a walk along the river, admire the beautiful foliage, feed the ducks or swans or just sit around and people watch.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Barb D
Reviewed August 16, 2017

We loved this place! Excellent paved walking trails right along the river. Beautiful statuary everywhere as well. Don't miss the Rock Guardian statues! They are right up against the river and are just stunning! This place is seriously the jewel of Rockford. Whether walking, biking...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Lacey C
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Linda W
April 26, 2018|
Response from Barb D | Reviewed this property |
You will see public restrooms on the path
Verne S
May 26, 2017|
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Response from oldfolkie | Reviewed this property |
Quote from IL Department of Natural Recsources: "Sinnissippi," meaning "rocky waters.
June 22, 2016|
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Response from islandjerr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, to food and drink.. No alcohol permitted