This eight-acre park located along the Illinois River in downtown East Peoria features a hiking/biking trail and decorative lighting. It’s a great place for visitors desiring an up-close view of the Illinois River, those who wish to view river nature in an urbanized setting, and individuals who simply wish to enjoy the scenery. Enjoy an outstanding view of Caterpillar and the Peoria skyline. and the Freedom Memorial located at Riverfront Park. Events planned for RiverFront Park include art shows, concerts, and community or regional activities. Exciting future plans for RiverFront Park include the construction of an interactive, educational model of the Illinois River, a group picnic shelter, restrooms and a playground.