Riverside Park is 38 acres and stretches some 3,700 feet along the east bank of the Fox River in the northern portion of the city. The park's lake is getaway for many boaters, fishers, campers, picnickers, and athletes. It provides access to the Fox River for snowmobilers during the winter months.
The park also accommodates softball & volleyball leagues, youth programs, and hosts a number of community events and festivals.
Facilities include three softball/baseball diamonds with electronic scoreboards and bleachers and eight volleyball courts. There is a state-of-the-art basketball court with glass backboards and 12 lighted horseshoe courts.
There is over 2,000 feet of sea wall with boat moorings and a double boat launch.
The park also has a 25-unit RV camping area with electronic hookups, picnic tables, shoreline moorings, water supply, and dump station.
There are three, large shelter houses with restrooms, electricity, public phone, picnic tables, grills and a concession stand and children will enjoy one of five playground areas.
Clarke School Museum and a state historical market are also located within the park.