Riverside Park

Park, Historic Site
410 Veterans Memorial Dr (at State St)
La Crosse, WI 54601


  • The year some college kids dumped laundry detergent into the fountain. Pic copyright serendipity, I just happened to walk by and see it. My first thought was, "Oh, so that's how they clean it."
  • Mark Twain wrote about this section of the river, relax and take it in.
  • The majestic La Crosse eagle in Riverside Park was designed and sculpted by Elmer Peterson, erected in 1986, and donated by D.B. Reinhardt. Behold the majesty.
  • Great for a relaxing afternoon on the grass!
  • Relax next to the Mississippi River...Enjoy watching the old time paddle boat's, or go for a ride yourself! ....Plus the Riverside Museum shows the history of the area.
  • Beautiful place to run:)
  • This place is Wedding Central!
  • Friendship Gardens, Live music in the summer, places to walk, bike, and play frisbee. Not a dog park.
  • Riverfest in La Crosse. Check out the Rivervault. Pole vaulting on a barge in the mighty Mississippi!
  • Most beautiful park in La Crosse county.
  • Enjoy dinner and great river views at TRL!
  • Farmers market
  • Enjoy the park
  • La Crosse Concert Band concert in park!
  • Riverfest over July 4
  • Noon Tunes!
  • 2.4 million Rotary Lights!
  • Join Operation Homefront of Wisconsin for Freedom Walk 2011. Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. (registration), 2 p.m. (program begins).
  • Christmas light show is the best you can find and lots of good events all summer long!

Nearby places

207 Pearl St (at 2nd Street S)
405 Veteran Memorial Dr.
200 Second Street South, 200 Harborview Plaza (200 Harborview Plaza)