Riverside Park is the Crown Jewel of Beloit, Wisconsin
Riverside Park—located on the banks of the Rock River—buzzes with activity all year, but it really comes alive during summer with Music at Harry’s Place most Friday evening, Dancing at Harry’s Place every other Monday night and the Fourth of July Festival. In addition, this 23-acre park is home to famous Turtle Island Playground, Beloit River Walk—a 3.5 mile paved walk-bike path around the Rock River, the Harry C. Moore Pavilion, and the Rotary River Center. Paddle boats, fishing poles, and tandem bicycles are available for rent. The park also features fishing on the lagoon, two picnic shelters, play equipment, lighted tennis courts, concessions and restrooms. Free Admission.
Turtle Island Playland:
Voted #6 on Trip Advisor’s Top 14 Things to Do in Beloit, this playground is located on the Riverfront. It provides a place for parents to relax while kids explore and release some energy. Turtle Island is located near the Lagoon and the Harry C. Moore Pavilion. With a lookout tower, tree house, a shipwreck, and sand pit, Turtle Island is a fun-filled adventure playland for children. Open sunrise to sunset daily, April through November.
Located next to Riverfront Concessions and Rentals:
Rent paddle boats and tandem bikes at the Concession stand. The paddle boats are located on the docks in the lagoon. Operating hours are June-August: 11:00 A.M.-8:00 PM Monday-Friday, Saturday & Sunday 11:00 AM-8:00 PM; September: Saturday & Sunday ONLY noon-7:00 P.M.
Concessions are also available including snacks, ice cream, and refreshments. Concessions are located in the lower level of the Harry C. Moore Pavilion.
Beloit River Walk:
This 3.5 mile paved walking and biking trail runs along the Rock River. Free to the public.
These four courts are available to the public and are also light for evening play. The tennis courts are open until the park closes.