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Riverside Park

Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-784-2893
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A lovely waterfront park with lots going on

This park is right next to the river and includes little water features as you wander around the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Holly R
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what a beautiful site

The view is one of the best LaCrosse has to offer. The changing seasons make several trips worth it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Keith B
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Onalaska, Wisconsin
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A Downtown park where three rivers meet.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“rotary lights” (39 reviews)
“the river” (184 reviews)
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Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
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+1 608-784-2893
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This park is right next to the river and includes little water features as you wander around the park. Christmas time sees thousands of light strung up all over and draws people from miles away. It's a great place to relax and also has it's...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is one of the best LaCrosse has to offer. The changing seasons make several trips worth it throughout the year. If visiting or living in LaCrosse it is a must

Thank Keith B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather was not conducive to walking but this park is a real gem. Can walk quite a distance along the river and it is beautiful.

Thank hittheroadusa
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped by and took a drive through the park. The views of the river were great. The weather was very cold so we did not walk around much but we would have loved to spend time there in warmer weather.

Thank Richard H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lacrosse has done a wonderful job of creating an enchanting walkway right next to the mighty Mississippi river. There is a beautiful garden next to the Information Center that was very enjoyable.

Thank barbarajane12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The riverside park is lovely for just walking along the river or sitting on a bench to watch Ole Man River roll by. But the place can also be very vibrant and exciting with LaCrosse has an event there. It's worth a visit.

Thank SUZANNE T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely beautiful walk along the Mississippi River. We were there on a very hot humid day and the breeze off the river made it a wonderful stroll. A must do in La Crosse

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the Riverside Park-what a fine job the city has done-beautifully landscaped, Walker friendly, great outdoors to just hang out walk view the International Friendship Garden, take boat trip!

Thank alumnus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Relaxing beautiful spot to stop. Just to watch the river. Lots of places close to the park to walk to. stops, dining and other outside attractions

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful views of the Mississippi River - must be great in the summer with concerts. Lots of parking. Looked very clean and well kept.

Thank GLars
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Stacy B
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.
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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
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