Public Rides

Spring Public Rides

Saturdays April 5 – May 17, 2014; 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, and 3:00 pm only, departing from Nicholas Conservatory. Tickets may be purchased on board the trolley or inside NCG. Rides are approximately 30 minutes in length. Guests are encouraged to complete their experience by touring the Eclipse Lagoon and Gardens and/or upgrading their ticket to include admission to Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens (open 10:00 am to 3:00 pm Saturdays).


Summer Season for Boat & Trolley: June - August

Fall Season for Boat & Trolley: September: Weekends Only ; October: (Saturdays @ 1pm, 2pm & 3pm only)

Summer Schedule
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday *Thursday Friday Saturday

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1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm

No Rides No Rides 2pm
3pm
4pm

12pm
1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm
5pm
6pm
7pm
8pm

2pm
3pm
4pm
5pm
12pm
1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm

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1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm
No Rides No Rides No Rides 12pm
1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm
5pm
6pm
7pm
8pm
City Market
Rides
12pm
1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm

*Thursday rides depart from Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens


Forest City Queen Tickets

Ticket Prices Resident Non-Resident
General $4.50 $5.00
Youth (5-17) $3.50 $4.00
Children (4 and under) Free Free
Senior $3.50 $4.00
Group (10 or more) $3.00 $3.50

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Trolley Car 36 Tickets

Ticket Prices Resident Non-Resident
General $3.50 $4.00
Youth (5-17) $3.00 $3.50
Children (4 and under) Free Free
Senior $2.50 $3.00
Group (10 or more) $3.00 $3.50

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RPD Vision/ Mission

VISION
The Rockford Park District is the "best" urban park and recreation system in North America, as judged by those we serve.

MISSION
Helping people enjoy life!

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Upcoming Events

Thu Apr 24 @11:00AM - 01:00PM
Public Skate @ Carlson Ice Arena
Thu Apr 24 @ 3:30PM - 04:50PM
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