Rochelle Railroad Park

Rochelle Railroad Park

Witness real railroad action • Open Daily!

124 N. 9th St • Rochelle, Il • 815.562.7031

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Visiting the park...

Welcome to the Rochelle Railroad Park - the first park in the nation built just for visitors to see operating trains!


The Rochelle Railroad Park is open year-round, rain or shine - 7 days a week from 7am to 10pm.  

Gift shop hours

Summer Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm

Winter Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 11am-4pm.

The gift shop boasts two large viewing areas, fresh coffee and clean restrooms. Visitors can tune in to 106.9FM to hear the dispatchers, connect to free wireless internet, and view two ATCS monitors, with one located in the window just right of the entrance to the gift shop. The monitor inside the gift shop shows the BNSF Aurora Subdivision, and the window monitor shows the UP Chicago Service Unit - Geneva Subdivision.

The Rochelle Railroad Park Gift Shop offers a selection of t-shirts, mugs, toys and gifts.