Riverside Park

Riverside Park, La Crosse: Address, Phone Number, Riverside Park Reviews: 4.5/5

Riverside Park
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A Downtown park where three rivers meet.
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ScenicSights
Wauwatosa, WI688 contributions
Aug 2021
What a wonderful addition to our stay at the Radisson. We could see the park from our window and I walked along the river every day. One day, there was a concert in the bandshell and it was nice to see how many people came out for it and the enjoyment it seemed to bring. There is abundant seating, paved walkways and a welcoming atmosphere. Highly enjoyable space. And it leads to the Peace Gardens too.
Written September 15, 2021
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Katie L
12 contributions
Mar 2021
Our two day stay was at a nearby hotel (The Charmant) and we loved coming here for frisbee, kickball, etc with the kids. A beautiful new grandstand music performance area will likely be humming this summer during weekly concerts. We liked how the park was spacious enough to let the kids run around, and connects seamlessly along the trails and walkways of the Mississippi river. It's only a few blocks from great restaurants too, all of which are offering take out menus to be covid safe.
Written March 30, 2021
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Tim K
50 contributions
Sep 2021
This is part of the downtown waterfront park and has several small gardens/sections planted to evoke a theme of LaCrosse’s sister cities in various countries. It makes a pleasant walk and the park overall is very nice with views of bridges across the river and wooded islands in it. The variation, or nationality of the gardens is sometimes a bit hard to catch, but an effort was made by a small city to have something special. The visit is nice and worth a short stop.
Written September 19, 2021
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Michael Mettille
La Crosse, WI72 contributions
Feb 2021 • Couples
This is a very beautiful park but it's very snobbish It's meant for the high-end businesses and and restaurants downtown LAX... There are no picnic tables Yogi Bear and no picnic baskets.. The big Indian is gone removed by the city due to its infinite wisdom.... If the wind's blowing from the south stay away the smell from the sewage plant is unbearable....
Written February 12, 2021
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sunhead
milwaukee313 contributions
Jun 2020 • Couples
I am sure the park is a great gathering space in normal times, but during pandemic limitations it was relatively empty. It offers plenty of walking space along river with a wide open green space nearby. A bandshell was being remodeled and it looked like they have riverboat tours when things return to normal. We did enjoy the "stories" people shared of their experiences at the park via recordings you access on your phone.
Written June 11, 2020
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Geof J
Germantown, WI456 contributions
Aug 2020
This is a park that stretches along the Mississippi for quite a stretch through the downtown area of La Crosse. There are many places to get a meal to go and sit in the park to eat and enjoy the views. It is quite popular and the north end gets a fair amount of traffic on the loop particularly in the evening. The park is pleasant and a great place to walk or watch the sun go down.
Written August 9, 2020
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BVELock
Mankato, MN263 contributions
Jul 2021 • Couples
This park was very cool in downtown La Crosse. It is located right next to the Mississippi River and has great walking trails and an international garden. When I stopped here there was live music playing in the park grandstand. It was a really nice park and I would return again.
Written July 26, 2021
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Kim C
La Crosse, WI613 contributions
Jul 2021
This park is absolutely delightful for your early morning run or bike ride. You can pop over here easily if you're staying at the Charmant Hotel. There's plenty of open space and walking trails. It's big enough for a large group and pretty enough for a picnic for two! Visit the International Garden or just enjoy the Mississippi!
Written July 28, 2021
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Eisme77
Janesville, WI1,422 contributions
Jun 2021
Absolutely loved walking the park along the Mississippi each morning while we visited the La Crosse area. Plenty of places to sit and enjoy as well. The actual riverfront area path is about 1 mile end to end. It was just over 2 miles round trip from our hotel, The GrandStay. Definitely worth checking out while you are in the area.
Written October 11, 2021
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AdvoChampion
Rochester, MN1,886 contributions
Dec 2020
We went here Dec 2020 to see the Rotary Holiday lights. Beautiful location by the river. Well done. Should try to come here in the warm months too.
Written December 20, 2020
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