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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 21 December 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 13 October 2017
Daniel B
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Cedar Rapids
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4213 Sand Rd SE, Iowa City, IA 52240-9367
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a group of five of all ages who were all entertained here. This lake is kind of muddy and shallow, but OK for some water activities. We got the very impressive and large four-person paddleboard, a couple regular stand-up paddleboards, and a pedal...More

Thank davidlI5106MM
Reviewed 21 December 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

1  Thank randy12_12
Reviewed 13 October 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

2  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 19 September 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
Reviewed 5 September 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
Reviewed 18 July 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

Thank gobuckeyes2017
Reviewed 10 July 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
Reviewed 25 June 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
Reviewed 24 May 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

Thank 642joanf
Reviewed 23 May 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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