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Riverside Park

Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-784-2893
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The perfect downtown park

We were in the area for Memorial Day weekend, and walked the length of this park several times... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Magnificent Mississippi River Views

What a blessing to be able to stroll along the Mighty Mississippi River in this beautiful LaCrosse... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lawrenceburg, Indiana
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A Downtown park where three rivers meet.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (158 reviews)
Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-784-2893
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were in the area for Memorial Day weekend, and walked the length of this park several times. Great river views and plenty of space. Check out the museum at the north end of the park as well. Admission was cheap, the place was small...More

Thank lillierebel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a blessing to be able to stroll along the Mighty Mississippi River in this beautiful LaCrosse, Wisconsin city park. It was a the perfect evening to take in the scenery and calm retreat.

Thank jbla1951
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for music in the park. You bring a blanket and listen to bands. It was really nice. Could go do it again. Lots of nice places to have a drink or eat within walking distance.

Thank Allison R
Reviewed 1 week ago

LaCrosse has amazing parks along the Mississippi. We did the Segway tour through Riverside and Pettibone parks. Beautiful gardens in Petibone.

Thank MurWI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful park to stop and sit along Mississippi River, picnic, whatever. At Christmas, they have it decorated so beautiful. We went there Memorial weekend and it was packed but you could still drive through. You can also book and get on the paddleboat for...More

Thank Luvs2Travel5914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice walk from our downtown hotel! Beautiful views of the river and downtown area. Clean and well maintained park perfect for a quiet place to read a book or unwind.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is right along the river, and you will enjoy this. It was a perfect day, and you have the view of the blue bridge, The Waterfront Hotel, a nice green space, and other boat houses that are nearby. It was so nice, with a...More

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I walked my dog all along this park and truly enjoyed the statues, plantings, and river views. There are many paths and lots of cute businesses nearby.

Thank chatto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really nice and well kept park, right on the river. Lots of places to visit within walking distance and only one time was my wife freaked out when a guy walked up to our car window. (He seemed pretty harmless.)

Thank Timothy J G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short walk from hotels and downtown. Nice sculptures and right on the river. Bandshell and various things happening. We were there on Memorial day weekend on a beautiful day, but not much happening.

Thank jjmg4423
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there anywhere here we could access the Mississippi River? Physically?
7 March 2017|
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Response from tbunga | Reviewed this property |
Pettibone park is right across the river from Riverside park. Pettibone has a public beach.
Kari L
are dogs allowed here?
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