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Cedar River

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Always something to do along the river

As the Cedar River meanders thru Cedar Rapids, there are trails along side most of the river... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Lance M
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Cool island in the river

We enjoyed walking around the island in the middle of the Cedar River in downtown Cedar Rapids. The... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Sellersburg, Indiana
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

There is a nice walkway along the river, and sometimes there are activities happening. It smells better on the days the factory is making crunch berry cereal :-).

Thank 965deborahv
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Great fun on the river. Friendly people with options for rentals. Will go there again when we come back to Iowa.

Thank WyCyberGuy
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We spent the weekend playing a game called Munzee. The area is filled with them and we meet up with fellow Munzee players. Your park system is wonderful and we enjoyed Jones Memorial Park, Noel Ridge and Ellis Park.

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 26 May 2018

Couple of different ways to bike by the river and enjoy the sounds and sights. My favorite place to visit in the winter and watch the bald eagles. Nice little place to stop and have some refreshments is "The Shack Bar and Grill"

Thank iowagirl913
Reviewed 24 April 2018

One of the locations to visit and find the joy of nature nearby the city. Don't miss this place if you get to Cedar Rapids as you will have a little time to your self and to enjoy a nice view with a lovely environment.

Thank Piter Fernando L
Reviewed 16 February 2018

As the Cedar River meanders thru Cedar Rapids, there are trails along side most of the river. Bicycling, walking, skating are some of the activities available. There a quite a few fishing spots to enjoy or you can find a spot close to downtown or...More

Thank Lance M
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We enjoyed walking around the island in the middle of the Cedar River in downtown Cedar Rapids. The bridges connecting it date back to the early 1900s. Nice views of downtown and the other bridges. One thing we noticed was that there were a lot...More

Thank ManningAvenger
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The Cedar River is accessible at so many different points. In some places it is a mighty river, and others it meanders peacefully. I heartily recommend finding as many different access parks as you can, to get a real feel for it. Best place in...More

Thank Margaret L
Reviewed 12 September 2017

I always like to look at the Cedar River when I am in Cedar Rapids! I like watching the river flow through downtown. I like watching it from the bridges and from the Interstate. I remember fishing off the bridges in downtown as a child....More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Although prone to flooding with sometimes terrible damage, when tame, it's a beautiful river winding through the city. Nice on the bridges watching the water.

Thank Randy K
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