Riverside Park is True Gem

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.

Paddle boat at Riverside Park

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.

Turtle Creek at Riverside Park

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.

Bike path at Riverside Park

Tennis Facilities:

These four courts are available to the public and are also light for evening play. The tennis courts are open until the park closes.

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    2021 Virtual Welty Rock River 5K

    August 23 - September 20
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    Blue Mondays with Dave Potter

    September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    Live Music on the Patio at the Rock Bar & Grill

    September 21 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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    Trivia Night at 5Bar

    September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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    Music BINGO at Pig Iron Pub & Grub

    September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


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