Riverside Park, a City of Janesville-owned facility, covers 87 acres and runs along the beautiful Rock River. The park features scenic overlooks, picnic areas and pavilions, and boat launches. A full list of features and amenities can be found below.
The Park’s History
Purchased in 1922, Riverside Park became the city’s centerpiece filled with natural beauty and great recreation.
Friends of Riverside Park
The Friends of Riverside Park, a 501(c)3 non profit organization, was established in 2006 to revitalize and promote Janesville’s historic and scenic Riverside Park.
Riverside Park features
New in 2018: The Kids Zone, a great sand play area with toys. Located near the baseball diamond and not far from the Splash Pad.
- Picnic Tables
- Playground Equipment
- Boat Launch
- 18-hole disc golf course
- Devil’s Staircase/Ice Age Trail
- Splash pad (open seasonally)
- Pets Allowed (Sept 16-May 14, on-leash)
- Artesian Well (in the South Park)
- Pickle Ball
- Cross Country Skiing
- Zip Line Area
- River Setting
- Scenic Views