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Sinnissippi Park

1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107-3033
815815-987-8858
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On a bluff overlooking the Rock River

The first time I was at this park I was too young to drive. That makes it about 1960. I attended a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
anchorman_61826
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Champaign, Illinois
Relaxing pathway to take a walk

I arrived in Rockford for the first time and the first spot I was taken to was Sinnissippi to walk... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
PH2003
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Denver, Colorado
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On the banks of the Rock River, this park includes beautiful gardens and a popular jogging, walking and nature path.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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1300 N 2nd St, Rockford, IL 61107-3033
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815815-987-8858
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"festival of lights"
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"nicholas conservatory"
in 14 reviews
"ice sculptures"
in 5 reviews
"rock river"
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"imagination station"
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"summer months"
in 4 reviews
"free concerts"
in 3 reviews
"riding bikes"
in 2 reviews
"lawn chairs"
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"music events"
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"taking photos"
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"beautiful rose gardens"
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"great place to walk"
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"walk along the river"
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"band"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first time I was at this park I was too young to drive. That makes it about 1960. I attended a concert at the park's band shell. My aunt and uncle loaded lawn chairs into the trunk, and we drove over. I was impressed...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I arrived in Rockford for the first time and the first spot I was taken to was Sinnissippi to walk down the pathways and see Symbol. I actually really liked the park and thought the location was quite tranquil. It seemed like the residents really...More

Thank PH2003
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Went thru Sinnisippi to see the holiday lights. They were absolutely beautiful. Hope that will continue, it’s an annual tradition!!

Thank rychal3
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

I don't see a separate listing for the Sinnissippi Gardens, so I'll assume they're covered in this listing. The Rock River Bike/Hike trail runs along the river and through this park. Alongside THAT are wonderfully tended gardens to stroll through (but without bikes and joggers...More

Thank TommyBear
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Sinnissippi Park is a great location to bring your family talk a walk along the river, admire the beautiful foliage, feed the ducks or swans or just sit around and people watch.

Thank Barb D
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

We loved this place! Excellent paved walking trails right along the river. Beautiful statuary everywhere as well. Don't miss the Rock Guardian statues! They are right up against the river and are just stunning! This place is seriously the jewel of Rockford. Whether walking, biking...More

Thank Lacey C
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This is such a great park. The Rockford Park District does so much to keep their parks in tip top shape. This park has so many events happening through out the year that you really need to visit their website to know what's going on....More

Thank deanabingham
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Beautiful park, very well managed. We are from Washington State in town for a family reunion. We went to the amphitheater for the Cajun music. The event was very well attended and enjoyed The music was loud and the weather hot but that didn't stop...More

Thank withakkk
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Is located at the end of the park, by the Boys and girls club building, take ethel ave, make left on the light

Thank Yuri A
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Sinnissipppi Park is a wonderful place to visit thanks to our fantastic park district. Great golf course. Excellent variety of free concerts in the summer and wonderful ice sculptures in the winter! Do not miss out on picnick opportunities, either. Clean restrooms.

Thank Ruby B
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Verne S
27 May 2017|
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Response from oldfolkie | Reviewed this property |
Quote from IL Department of Natural Recsources: "Sinnissippi," meaning "rocky waters.
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tdgroves1
22 June 2016|
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Response from islandjerr | Reviewed this property |
Yes, to food and drink.. No alcohol permitted
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