Enjoy travel from the era of Mark Twain through a green corridor of scenic beauty. Along the way, listen to an audio script of historic sights and stories with highlighted spots along the river. Each cruise is unique for viewing wildlife. Sometimes you might see an eagle or a turtle, other times an osprey or a family of foxes.
Both boats have open-air upper decks for unobstructed sightseeing and the lower decks have windows that can be closed in cool or rainy weather.
Public Cruises (45-minutes)
RAIN OR SHINE
|Tuesday-Friday||Saturday & Sunday||Holidays|
|May||Not Available||12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm||Memorial Day: 12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm|
|June||1:30pm||12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm||No Holiday|
|July||1:30pm||12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm||Independence Day: 11am • 12:15pm • 1:30pm • 2:45pm • 4pm • 5:15pm|
|August||1:30pm||12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm||No Holiday|
|September & October||Not Available||12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm||Labor Day: 12:30pm • 1:45pm • 3pm|
Cruising Tips: click here
Dress for the weather. The Riverboats are not heated or air-conditioned. Sunscreen and other sun protection may be needed on the top deck. Remember to bring your binoculars from home as you may spot a bald eagle!
Water, kettle corn and cotton candy are available for purchase on board during public sightseeing cruises. A larger concession menu is available in Pottawatomie Park at the River View Miniature Golf Refreshment Stand.
Yes, there are two flushable restrooms located on the lower level of the Riverboats.
The Riverboats are not heated or air-conditioned. Staff advises guests to dress for the weather.
The lower level of the Riverboats are wheelchair accessible, however the restrooms are not. In the event of high waters, the Riverboats may lose this accessibility, as stairs would be used to board the Riverboats. Please call the Manager of Cruise Operations at 630-513-4308 to address any concerns.
There is ample parking in the parking lot adjacent to the Riverboat docks. For a map of Pottawatomie Park: click here