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Fun train viewing area!

This is a great spot for anyone that enjoys trains. The gift shop was hot and the cashier wasn't... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Erik M
Great for rail fans

A nice park, with a covered seating area, a grill and a fire pit. There is also a small gift shop... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Greenville, WI
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Open all day and night, this park has a raised platform so train-devotees can really see and feel the locomotion.
124 N 9th St, Rochelle, IL 61068-1886
+1 815-562-7031
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Not much of a train fan myself they are way too loud and boring for me. It is a little area with a covered area for train watching and a little museum that is open limited hours. If you love trains or your kid does...More

Thank itsjustme1
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is a great spot for anyone that enjoys trains. The gift shop was hot and the cashier wasn't very friendly...

Thank Erik M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

A nice park, with a covered seating area, a grill and a fire pit. There is also a small gift shop with coffee and snacks. You can also use the monitor to track the arrival of freight traffic. Great for rail fans of all ages,...More

Thank chris248
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

About 10 railroad enthusiasts hanging out on a summer Sunday morning to watch the trains. Nice facility. Neat to see the quad rail crossing.

Thank buggs_moran
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Nice little park where the UP and BNSF mainlines cross. A covered pavilion with picnic tables makes for a pleasant wait. Railroad communications are piped into speakers around the pavilion. A small visitor center has public restrooms and tourist materials. A fair amount of parking...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

An amazing place that (safely) gets you up close to the trains as they rumble down the tracks! If you love trains, you'll love this place!

Thank DSWilliams
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Although the day that I was there, we had maintenance working on the diamond, once they completed their work, the viewing was great. Unfortunately, the radio at the park was messed up, so you couldn't keep track of the trains.

Thank weheinz
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Brought our 9 year old rail fan son here Greatpark Covered pavilion and restrooms on site Area seemed clean and safe Easy to navigate to from the highway Saw mostly UP and BNSF Would definitely recommend for train lovers

1  Thank lmcclain
Reviewed 19 May 2017

There are not many places where people can get up close to rail action anymore. The Rochelle Railroad Park is one of them. With a gift shop, restrooms, and a covered pavilion, it is ideal for spending a few hours watching the action as both...More

Thank BBDY
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

If you love trains this is such a fun place to bring a lunch and camp out and watch the really fun trains coming and going! They have a small gift shop that serves yummy coffee.

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