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Anderson Japanese Gardens
318 Spring Creek Road
Rockford, Illinois 61107
(815) 229-9390

Please use our directions given below... Arigato gozaimasu!

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Directions from the East

Take interstate 90 west from Chicago to Rockford. Exit at Rockford onto Business 20 (State Street). When you exit, the Clock Tower Resort will be in front of you. Turn west (right) on State Street/Business 20 and go to Mulford Road. At Mulford Road turn north (right). Go north to Spring Creek Road and turn west (left). stay in the right lane. Signs will let you know when you are getting close. The main Garden entrance is at Parkview Avenue, the last stoplight before the river. Turn right into the Anderson Gardens parking lot. If you cross the Rock River, you have gone too far.

Directions from the North

Take Interstate 90 south toward Rockford and exit at Riverside Blvd. Turn west (right) and drive to Mulford Road. At Mulford Road turn south (left) and continue to Spring Creek Road. Turn west (right) on Spring Creek Road. Stay in the right lane. Signs will let you know when you are getting close. The main Garden entrance is at Parkview Avenue, the last stoplight before the river. Turn right into the Anderson Gardens parking lot. If you cross the Rock River, you have gone too far.

Directions from the South

Take Interstate 39/Route 51 north to Rockford, merge onto Bypass 20 West to Freeport. Take the first exit off Bypass 20 (Alpine Road). Turn north (right) onto Alpine Road. Head north to Spring Creek Road and turn west (left). Stay in the right lane. Signs will let you know when you are getting close. The main Garden entrance is at Parkview Avenue, the last stoplight before the river. Turn right into the Anderson Gardens parking lot. If you cross the Rock River, you have gone too far.

Directions from the West

Take Route 20 east from Freeport. Once in Rockford, it becomes Business 20/State Street. At the first stoplight (Meridian Road) turn north (left). Go north on Meridian to Auburn Street (first 4 way stop) and turn right Stay on Auburn Street through town and over the Rock River. After the Rock River and under Hwy. 251, Auburn Street becomes Spring Creek Road. Stay in the left lane and be prepared to turn left at the first stoplight after the bridge (251). This is Parkview Avenue. Turn left into the Anderson Gardens entrance and the parking lot will be on the right.