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Five great ways to enjoy the Fox River in St. Charles, IL

Riding a Paddlewheel Riverboat

Get the best views of the Fox River from the St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboats, located at Pottawatomie Park. Stop in for a scheduled cruise, rent it out for a private party or take part in their themed nights!

Kayaking or Pedal Boats

Looking to cruise and explore the Fox River at your own pace? Try renting out one of the pedal boats or kayaks at the River View Miniature Golf Course. Pedal up and down the river and get some great exercise in!

Picnicking, playing and exploring at Pottawatomie Park

Enjoy the river from afar with a venture over to Pottawatomie Park! Pack a picnic, play around in the parks or explore some of the riverfront.

Enjoying the view from a riverfront patio

Grab a seat and treat yourself to some fantastic views, beverages and food with a spot on one of the riverfront patios! Stop in to fantastic spots like Alter Brewing + Kitchen, Flagship on the Fox, Pollyanna Brewing Co., Kava Diem, Graceful Ordinary and Eden Restaurant & Events.

If you want to get carry out from one of the downtown restaurants, you can do that and then bring it down to First Street Plaza for some great river views!

Grab a spot in an Adirondack chair and enjoy a seat outside

Lounge and enjoy the sun with the various Adirondack chairs on First Street Plaza and outside the Reflections sculpture outside the Municipal Building.


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