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Riverside Park

Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-784-2893
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Rotary Light Display

My family visited the holiday light display here this year as well as several times in the past. It... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Tammy B
Columbus, Wisconsin
via mobile
It was like a hallmark movie!

We went to the park during the rotary club Christmas lights event. We drove through and then walked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Leo M
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A Downtown park where three rivers meet.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good24%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“the river” (185 reviews)
Veterens Memorial Drive, La Crosse, WI
+1 608-784-2893
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My family visited the holiday light display here this year as well as several times in the past. It is impressive with live nativity scenes, choirs, a fire pit with smores, an ice rink, warming house, Santa, reindeer and lights galore. You can't help but...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the park during the rotary club Christmas lights event. We drove through and then walked through after dinner. It was a perfect evening.

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Check out the Christmas lights up from Thanksgiving to New Years. Gorgeous and free. It's a beautiful place to walk or just sit and watch the river traffic go by during the warmer months.

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 November 2017

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 30 October 2017

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 27 October 2017

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 25 October 2017

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.

Reviewed 23 October 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
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.
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