City of Ottawa, Illinois

City Parks

Rigden Park Ottawa RiverwalkWashington Park

The City of Ottawa is home to over 100 acres of community parkland. City parks offer a variety of amenities, including boat launches, docking facilities, swimming pool, tennis courts, bikeway/hiking trails, baseball and softball diamonds, basketball courts, play apparatus, picnic facilities, monuments/art, fishing areas, shelters, concession facilities, toboggan run, and riverwalk.

Washington ParkHonor or memorialize a loved one, an organization or an event in one of Ottawa's park areas with a beautiful, black 6 foot steel bench with a 2” x 10” memorial plaque with the wording of your choice.

Contact the Mayor’s office at 815-433-0161 for more details.

 

Allen Park
Location: Ottawa Riverfront - Southside - 400 Courtney Street - MAPQUEST LINK - pdf SHELTER LOCATON MAP (2.67 MB) pdf
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Amenities: Amphitheater, Benches, 2 Boat Launches, 3 Docks, Fishing Area, Parking, Picnic Tables, Playground, Toboggan Run, Riverwalk, Shelters, Washrooms

 
East Side Park
Location: 712 York Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Basketball Hoops ,Benches, Picnic Tables, Play Equipment, Shelter

 
Fox River Park
Location: 1025 Ontario Street - MAPQUEST LINK - pdf SHELTER LOCATION MAP (2.41 MB) pdf
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Amenities: Bikeway/Hiking, Boat Launch, Boat Parking, Circular Basketball Courts, Docks, Fishing Area, Open Space, Picnic Tables, Playground, Shelter, Washrooms, Water Play Area, 9-hole Disc Golf Course

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Kiwanis Park
Location: 115 E. Glover Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Benches, 2 Grills, Pathway Around Park, Picnic Tables, Play Equipment, 2 Shelters, Memorials, Open Space

 
Lincoln/Douglas Park
Location: 600 E. Norris Drive - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Ample Parking, Ball Diamonds, Benches, Concessions, Open Space, Pathway Around Park, Play Equipment, Shelters, Soccer Fields, Swimming Pool, Tennis Courts, Washrooms. Restrooms and concessions are available seasonally.

 
Peck Park
Location: 1510 State Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Basketball Court, Concession Stands, Grill, Ottawa Girls Fastpitch Diamonds, Ottawa Pony League Diamond, Play Equipment, Picnic Tables, Restrooms, Shelters, Tennis Courts. Restrooms and concessions are available seasonally.

 
Rigden Park
Location: 625 W. Jackson Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Ball Diamond, Basketball Hoops, Benches, 2 Grills, Memorials, Pathway Around Park, Picnic Tables, Play Equipment, Shelter

 
Skate Park
Location: 325 W. Jackson Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Times: Open on school days: 3:30pm-10:00pm, All other days:10:00am-10:00pm.

 
Thornton Park
Location: 1600 West Jackson Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Basketball Court, Shelter, Port-A-Potties, Open Space.

 

Turnberry Park

Location: 2832 Turnberry Drive  MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Basketball Court, Play Equipment, Shelter

 

 Varland Park
Location: 310 E McKinley Road - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Ball Diamonds, Benches, Concessions, Play Equipment, Shelter, Washrooms. Restrooms and concessions are available seasonally.

 

Walsh Park
Location: 509 Bellevue Avenue - MAPQUEST LINK - pdf SHELTER LOCATION MAP (2.05 MB) pdf
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Amenities: Ball Diamond, Basketball Courts, Benches, 3 Grills, Horse Shoes, Picnic Tables, Play Equipment, 4 Shelters, Volleyball, Walking Trails

 

Washington Square 
Location: 101 W Lafayette Street - MAPQUEST LINK

Amenities: Memorials, Benches, open space