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Elkhart River, Island Park- Riverwalk

Elkhart, IN
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Pretty scenery. Easy walking trails. Several bridges to small island with trails. Just stayed in... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Paynesville, Minnesota
Pokemon Hunting

This is such a lovely park, on a large island in the St. Joseph river. You would think it would be... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Terri C
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Pretty scenery. Easy walking trails. Several bridges to small island with trails. Just stayed in town for one night. Trail made a good break from sitting in the car all day.

Thank bettyZ9267FC
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This is such a lovely park, on a large island in the St. Joseph river. You would think it would be a great place to hunt Pokemon, but it's not. However, 4 poke stops and a gym make the walk worthwhile. Plus, the park itself...More

1  Thank Terri C
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I ride my bike on the riverwalk quite a bit. I love it! The only complaint I have is that I wish the city would spend more resources on keeping it cleaner. Especially gifts left by the geese.

Thank In2muzak
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Great place to visit for lunch, just quaint and small, For those from out of town, they won't appreciate how well it looks now compared to what it did look like before the renovation.

Thank Matt J
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Very creative walkway which winds from downtown to Island Park. There are several restaurants in the downtown area. Island Park is surrounded by water and has a nice peaceful element. We love the walk!

Thank Greatfeets
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went on a Sunday, and walked all around, taking in the beautiful flowers, trees, sounds of the river, and just being in a beautiful, serene setting. There were a couple places for kids to play, several park benches and swings along the path, and...More

Thank Mandella976
Reviewed 13 July 2016

A few years back, when a lot of towns were making an effort to "turn towards the river," the city of Elkhart did the same. The resulting Riverwalk is a nice place for a troll, or a scenic walking route through downtown. Island Park is...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Wow, when I read the reviews I was excited to walk here on our visit to the Elkhart area. We went down in the afternoon on a Sunday. This area is extremely run down! There were weeds everywhere, you could see at one time there...More

1  Thank Kimbk65
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Went for the river walk after dinner at McCarthy's. There are a lot of geese around. And lots of goose poop. So pay attention while you are walking. The river isn't very deep looking but it was someone relaxing to listen to.

Thank 1Cheribomb
Reviewed 26 April 2016

A family favorite park for a walk! A historical park where Elkhart gained its name! The shape of the island reminded our earliest settlers of the shape of the heart of an ELK! The St Joseph River and the Elkhart River meet and become one...More

Thank Bigskyhoosier3
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