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Sunset Park

Rock Island, IL
+1 309-732-7275
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Very nice park

After a day at the John Deere Pavillon, my kids (1 John Deere, 4 semi John Deere fans) were excited... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Nicole P
via mobile
Flooded!

We couldn't get the full experience because it was flooded, however, we could see that the view of... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
travel-lady2270
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Niles, Michigan
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  • Very good20%
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  • Poor20%
  • Terrible0%
28 Jun 2017
“Very nice park”
1 Jun 2017
“Flooded!”
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Rock Island, IL
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+1 309-732-7275
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Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

After a day at the John Deere Pavillon, my kids (1 John Deere, 4 semi John Deere fans) were excited to go play at a park. The park had a few well maintained playgrounds, a paved trail, and a lookout gazebo. We did not stay...More

Thank Nicole P
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We couldn't get the full experience because it was flooded, however, we could see that the view of the sunset wasn't very good from this point. We live in Michigan and are used to "real" sunsets...this was the same view you can get from your...More

Thank travel-lady2270
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a nice quiet park. Great lookout tower with seating. Nice to go up in the tower and watch the river. Nice walking path around the whole park. Has nice seating areas along the walking path also.

Thank mbztoy2
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great place to take a walk or have a picnic with family and friends. I have done both and enjoyed each visit. Love looking at all the boats docked there.

Thank Yedda4
Reviewed 28 June 2016

good place to bring the kids also has very good views of the river and shade spots. also very nice place

Thank Louie K
Reviewed 15 June 2016

The marina is breathtaking views for the mississippi river throughout the whole marina, there are plenty of boats at the dock. If you are there during December and November you will see lots of Eagles.

Thank Stacey S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Great place to go to overlook the Mississippi River and watch sunset, the park itself has always been neglected, does have playground for kids it has been replaced but its not kept up swings are broken most of the time, has a decent walk path...More

Thank joe l
Reviewed 22 April 2015

Sunset Park, a park in the city of Rock Island, IL, has several acres of wooded park land in a lake setting, with an outlet to the Mississippi River. It is the starting point for the 65 mile Quad Cities' bike path. People also walk...More

Thank JLC_57
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Although the downtown docks are just transient and you can't load, unload or refuel, here's hoping that all the good parts of sunset get moved to Schwiebert Park and that the difficult boat access and poor dredging get left behind forever. Until then, however, this...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Good place to launch a boat and a very nice lookout tower to view the MIssissippi River. But, it just seemed a under kept to me.

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