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Terry Trueblood Recreational Area

4213 Sand Rd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240-9367
+1 319-356-5000
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Nice underused new park

This is a really nice and accessible park on the south side. Very good two mile trail around a... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2017
randy12_12
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Iowa City, Iowa
Excellent diversion

I thought I knew Iowa City like the back of my hand. Having grown up in this town when I was... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2017
Daniel B
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Cedar Rapids
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“paddle boats” (7 reviews)
“small lake” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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4213 Sand Rd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240-9367
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+1 319-356-5000
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"paddle boats"
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"small lake"
in 4 reviews
"concession stand"
in 4 reviews
"rent kayaks"
in 3 reviews
"bike trail"
in 3 reviews
"iowa river"
in 5 reviews
"walking path"
in 3 reviews
"great place to walk"
in 2 reviews
"north side"
in 2 reviews
"man made lake"
in 2 reviews
"cross country skiing"
in 2 reviews
"city park"
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"events center"
in 2 reviews
"plenty of parking"
in 2 reviews
"all ages"
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"canoeing"
in 7 reviews
"pond"
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is a really nice and accessible park on the south side. Very good two mile trail around a pond. Some parts of the trail are very private which is really nice. It's never crowded and the bike trail connects it to the city park...More

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Reviewed October 13, 2017

I thought I knew Iowa City like the back of my hand. Having grown up in this town when I was younger and driving and walking and riding my bike everywhere I thought I had covered much of the territory. I knew this place as...More

Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed September 19, 2017

This local park is a beautiful place to go enjoy a walk on a nice day. It also would be a beautiful trail for cross-country skiing in the winter time. There are plenty of activities available on the small lake including paddleboarding and canoeing. Great...More

Thank Brynne S
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Reviewed September 5, 2017

This is a nice paved (mostly) area around the pond - a little less than 2 miles. Good for older folks who need a pretty level, nicely paved area and folks who want to run, bike, etc. Benches every so often; place to buy snacks...More

Thank MonaB1980
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Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to do all sorts of activities like fishing and biking and canoeing. We went there to get some running miles in. The loop is about 2 miles(just under) and is very flat. The only drawback is that about 95 percent of your run...More

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

This place is great for outdoor activities--hikes, bike rides, and cross-country skiing. The meeting facilities are very attractive and there is plenty of free parking.

Thank Susan L
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Reviewed June 25, 2017

TT is relatively new addition to Iowa City recreational services. You can walk, bike, picnic, rent paddle boats or kayaks, rent a party building, and/or pick up a bike trail that goes along the scenic Iowa River. TT is set into a landscape that's being...More

1  Thank Cheryl H
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

My husband & I use the Terry Trueblood Recreational Area very often to ride our bikes. The trail is paved and very accessible to riders of all ages. I have taken our 8 & 10 yr old grandchildren there to ride bikes & have a...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

Easy access, very pretty, usually busy, nice place for walking, biking, picnicking, wedding facilities, paddle boats to rent. Great place for a family day!

Thank basilbug
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

great place to meet up for bike rides- quick access to a bike trail that runs along the Iowa River. Or you could park here, leave vehicles if you're not comfortable riding on city streets. We've tried renting kayaks here but it was a bit...More

Thank LRHIowa
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