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James W. Rennick Riverfront Park

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Great river access

We live in Jefferson City, MO and our downtown has no Missouri River access unless you cross the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rick B
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States
Missouri Riverfront Family Gathering Location

Really hard to be a riverfront view... and railroad traks nearby always amaze the kids. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2018
Steven L
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1 Elbert Dr, Washington, MO 63090-2148
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Jefferson City, MO and our downtown has no Missouri River access unless you cross the bridge to the North shore line. It is so great to get off the train in Washington and be able to access a trail that wanders along...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rick B
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Really hard to be a riverfront view... and railroad traks nearby always amaze the kids. Plenty of space to hang out with firends, listen to live music, eat great food and relax. Sunsets are gorgeous.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steven L
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to take a walk or a bike ride. There are clearly marked paved paths and plenty of space for everyone to walk or bike around the river. Several benches line the path if you need to take a break. Trees...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Amy R
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

In addition to the large pavilion with picnic tables, Missouri River boat launching ramp with generous parking lot, and trailhead for the eastern spur for a multi-use trail, this park now hosts the trailhead for the new western extension of the multi-use trail. The asphalt...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fotogme11
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Great place to sit & unwind, watch a sunset, or boats & barges on the river. Nice bike or walking trail nearby. Close to antique shops, bars, restaurants, & Amtrak station.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank kaw07
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

This place is great for everyone. Biking, skating, walking, running, pavalliin covered bbqs, adults, children, pets,the park caters to many activities and park goers.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank 1111christinaf
Reviewed January 18, 2017

I like to go walking on the trail. Right on the river, though the trail follows you don't get to see much of it. Still a beautiful and relaxing place to go. Great for picnics.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Judi N
Reviewed November 30, 2016

The park is a most pleasant feature of this beautiful river town. It has well maintained grounds and pavilions and several historic markers showing where landings for riverboats once were and Lewis and Clark's encampments and even a little known Civil War battle. The Park...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank alzari
Reviewed October 12, 2016

This is a nice part at the riverfront. There are a number of events there every year. It is a great place to sit and watch boats or just the river going by.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jorjannw
Reviewed September 4, 2016

Great view...a large pavilion provides great shade for lots of picnic tables. there's a boat ramp and lots of room for strolling along the river bank.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from 1111christinaf | Reviewed this property |
You could but there it is a bit of a distance and there is no direct path or trail to do so.