Rockport Park

At 246 acres, Rockport Park is Janesville's largest park. It includes the Peace Park Playground and Pavilion, so named for the 52 foot tall Peace Pole with the inscription "May Peace Prevail on the Earth" in several languages. Rockport Park has an outdoor pool and concession stand, an expansive playground, restrooms, soccer field, historic farmstead and picturesque trails used for hiking, biking and cross country skiing. Pets are welcome in the park from September 16 through May 14.

Hours of Operation

The park is open from 5am to 11pm. Park restrooms and facilities are open from April 15 until October 15 of each year.

Free Admission

  • Yes


  • Disabled Access
  • Pets Welcome/Inquire

Trail Length (miles)

  • 6


  • Medium


  • Yes


  • Yes

Surface Type

  • Asphalt

Snack Bar

  • Yes


  • Yes

Natural Attractions Type

  • Parks, Forests, Trails

Water Park/Pool Type

  • Outdoor

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Groomed
  • Tracked
  • Hilly
  • Wooded


  • Yes