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Wonderful park to see

Feed Ducks,see the garden area,play with kids in grass. Watch boats and water. Place my husband... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Onalaska, Wisconsin
Luv it

Even on a cloudy Fall afternoon the view of the Mississippi River is refreshing. My wife and I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thaddeus W
Roseville, Minnesota
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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 beautiful garden mighty mississippi nice spot nice walk the la crosse queen downtown lacrosse enjoy the view great view
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Feed Ducks,see the garden area,play with kids in grass. Watch boats and water. Place my husband asked me to marry him. Nice place when they have activity events.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even on a cloudy Fall afternoon the view of the Mississippi River is refreshing. My wife and I walked our dog in the Park and met other dogs who tend to get along with each other in a type of 'Neutral Zone.' Lots of benches...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Riverside Park was a good place to see the Mississippi River close up. Nice views of the river and the double bridge. Plenty of benches to sit and enjoy.

Thank Dan M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park with wonderful details to enjoy the river! Seriously you can't beat the view of the big blue bridges! My suggestion is for a morning walk in the fall after getting some hot beverage from the charmant . Or walk around...More

Thank Chelsie V
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Get up close view of the Mississippi river and the barges that travel up and down it.There are also gardens at one end of the park.

Thank 275sparky
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This park is always bustling with activities. You never know what you might find on any given day. We walk and bike through the park. Lots of places to sit and enjoy the view.

Thank lacrossefoodiefreek
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful location right on the banks of the Mississippi River. There is a visitors center and a Friendship garden and a beautiful fountain , and plenty of benches.

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 26 September 2018

La Crosse offers lots of sightseeing, night life, live bands, concerts and activities. We spent 3 days exploring La Crosse and celebrating the 4th of July. The Riverside Park, along the Mississippi River offers a river walking trail, festivals, concerts and many events. There is...More

Thank 6SandyFeet
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I try to view as many Veterans Memorials or parks as I can Because I am one.It was very nice with the view,

1  Thank dennis t
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

I live in Louisiana so I wanted to see & stick my feet in the Mississippi in another state . This park is very well done . Lots of parking . Lots of green space . Walking trails , benches along the river , a...More

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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
7 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