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Elkhart River, Island Park- Riverwalk

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Address: Elkhart, IN
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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 is beautiful, with a couple of shelters, several art pieces and, of course, the river... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank In2muzak
Goshen, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Matt J
Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Greatfeets
Morton, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 several bridges to walk over. Great spot for pictures as well. We noticed a few... More 

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Mishawaka, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 situated at the confluence of the Elkhart and Saint Joseph rivers, and is a nice... More 

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Thank Jim S
Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles 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 was landscaping done nicely, but it has been let go. The Riverwalk looked like there... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank 1Cheribomb
Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 river as they surround the island. You can hear the ripples of the rivers as... More 

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Middlebury, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

It is a nice place to stroll during lunch. The water looks clean and places where you could sit and relax.

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