it is an important issue to plan and design rivet space from the viewpoint of residents taking into account of their mental and behavioral concern besides the natural condition of the river. Investigations were made in order to grasp the residents' concern with the Qimi River from the aspects of activities and preferences, and to clarify the citizens' image on the river space. From the questionnaire survey, it was proved that the sorts and distribution of activities at present time differ from that of the past owing to environmental change. Preference of place has relation with behavioral orientation.