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Beautiful Night for a Walk

What a beautiful kept park! Family friendly! A great place for an evening stroll or picnicking with... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
Fond Memories

I'm from LaCrosse, so being down at Riverside was a treat for me. The park looks quite different... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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A Downtown park where three rivers meet.
Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-784-2893
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All reviews rotary lights the river friendship garden the north end christmas lights close to downtown million lights christmas season great place to walk mighty mississippi beautiful garden nice walk the la crosse queen downtown lacrosse great view in town benches
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

What a beautiful kept park! Family friendly! A great place for an evening stroll or picnicking with the family.

Thank 4mommag
Reviewed 25 June 2018

I'm from LaCrosse, so being down at Riverside was a treat for me. The park looks quite different than when I was in High School, but all positive changes.

Thank Lark54
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Lots of people hang out in Riverside Park, take walks during lunch, enjoy a picnic, feed ducks, listen to music, play games, walk through the friendship gardens, etc. The park has the Mississippi River on one side and downtown La Crosse on the other. It's...More

Thank sessmann
Reviewed 24 June 2018

A wonderful walk way on the Mighty Mississippi. Explore the different features added to this park, There is art, restaurants, places to meditate and OH YES, check out the portable hammocks.

Thank robert w
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We stayed at a hotel across from the Riverside Park and enjoyed a summer concert on Thursday night. We also took walks along the river on a couple of other evenings it felt like a nice safe walk and there were several others enjoying the...More

Thank rvm4012
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Riverside Park is a nice place to spend time along the Mississippi River when the temperatures are up enough. They have a lot of activies scheduled for the spring and summer with live music and other entertainment. It's a great place to bring children...More

Thank Adam B
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Visit between June and August when the flower plantings are at their best. Start at the far end in the botanical garden, stroll along the river through the Irish Garden, take a tour of the Mississippi on the La Crosse Queen. Then end at Waterfront...More

Thank cdkiani
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Great to just walk along and see what’s happening. Live music, jousting battles and wildlife all in a few days

Thank electricplum
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Walking along the river and seeing the sights were beautiful! Flowers were beginning to bloom which was so nice to see!

Thank Pullticket8
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Right on the Mississippi River, it's a must-see in La Crosse! I go there as often as possible. Especially beautiful during the holidays when Rotary lights are up!

Thank Loralynn7
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wyatt l
19 May 2018|
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Response from CWFSantaCruz_CA | Reviewed this property |
Seems like that could be a possibility
Stacy B
8 March 2017|
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Response from Jeanette E | Reviewed this property |
If you mean to touch the water, you can do that at Riverside Park. If you mean to swim in the water, you can do that at Petibone Park across the river and a little south of Riverside park. If you mean to access the river to... More
Kari L
19 December 2014|
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Response from Sandra5678 | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, I did see a dog being walked on a leash on the sidewalk. I don't actually know the rules but I'm sure they would have to be kept on the sidewalk as not to soil the area where people sit and children play... More