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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 15 February 2018
Lance M
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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
ManningAvenger
,
Sellersburg, Indiana
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Cedar Rapids, IA
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Reviewed 15 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
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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
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Reviewed 20 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
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Reviewed 11 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
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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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Reviewed 10 July 2017

It is a mid size river that is ok to watch. Some water activities but it is not very deep which leads to it's flooding.

Thank sciencetiger
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Beautiful and such a river rich in history. The locals were biking (ending their rides as "Kickstand," fishing, walking, watching and just hanging out. So peaceful and makes the whole city!

Thank Nancy S
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We happened to be in Cedar Rapids during the flood of 2016 when the whole town was closed! Needless to say we did not get to see any of the town because of the flooded Cedar River. We were fortunate that it did not flood...More

Thank Sheilakeel
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

With over 5 miles of length in the City, it gives a lot of different sites and views. With area that allows skiing and boating to rapids, there are views and activities for everyone.

Thank cdhcch
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Interesting and enjoyable to view in different seasons.Not so much in the downtown but either up or down where there is more wild life. The flood of 08 destruction of the neighborhoods and the city's development of flood plain is also interesting and provocative.

Thank RMN123
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