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Riverwalk, Naperville

(4.8/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web)
Riverwalk stretches 2.8 km (1.75 mi) along DuPage, featuring viewpoints of local landmarks, plus numerous sculptures and outdoor artwork. Walk along the brick paths and over small bridges, see memorials and landscaped parks, and appreciate the tranquility of Naperville. You can see the clock tower of Fredenhagen Park and several ornamental fountains along the way. You can find plenty of play areas for children Riverwalk is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Naperville Edition.
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  • Their is so much to do at the Naperville Riverwalk you can spend the whole day! Regardless of age you will find plenty of shopping, places to eat (all budgets) or just stroll down the path of the rive...  more »
  • Took my GF here for first time since she is from Chicago and wanted to know what's the hype about "river walk " Naperville, and showing her in person was the best answer. This city, this area- down to...  more »
  • If you like crowds and dodging dog leashes and the land mines the dog owners neglect to pick up this is the place for you. Extremely busy on weekends, lots of traffic. 
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  • I really enjoy Riverwalk Park. There's always something neat to explore at or nearby the park. From the fountains, art, old covered bridges, memorials, carillon bell tower, and primary and also some secluded pathways, there's something for everyone at the Riverwalk. Combine sprawling downtown Naperville and you've got everything needed for a perfect afternoon or evening whether you're on a date, seeing friends, or with the family. My daughter loved the bell tower chimes and songs that played, while we were there. I also am interested in trying Centennial beach, a quarry converted to a huge beach/pool which is adjacent to the riverwalk.
  • This is an excellent place for spending the day with family. The river path is flat and accessible and runs along the river bank. You can reach most of downtown Naperville from here as well. There are will marked signs that direct you to the carillon, centennial beach, etc. The beach is also a must! It's the midday amazing public pool I've ever seen.
  • Lots of really nice areas to take pictures. Covered bridge, rock and plant landscaping. Events often occurring. Its just a few steps from downtown Naperville. Only complaint is that its crowded sometimes.
  • Absolutely amazing. Brilliantly designed along the river bed. Has nooks and crannies for you to actually access the river shore. Plenty of amenities and bathrooms along the paths. Filled with families spending time together.
  • Love coming here! So many cute shops and restaurants to explore and the Riverwalk is the perfect way to walk off the food. Plus, tons of Pokestops!