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Address: 6665 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-7134
Phone Number: 362-0664
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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See nature, get added knowledge, get your children involved in our earth

I loved the lectures and tours they have had there. Seeing the GIANT tree on the trail, finding the "pods" from owls, and the wonderful guides knowledge were most intriguing to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
Mauryne S
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I loved the lectures and tours they have had there. Seeing the GIANT tree on the trail, finding the "pods" from owls, and the wonderful guides knowledge were most intriguing to both the school kids and their chaperons.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Well maintained hiking trails that go through prairie and forrest. Very peaceful and quiet. Without a map I just randomly hiked the various loops and eventually found my way back to the parking lot. The visitor center was mediocore. Not much to see or do and the one employee didn't seem interested in explaining anything. They have a cool bee... More 

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Vandalia, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Unfortunately the center itself was closed by the time we arrived but the trails are open from sunrise to 10:00 pm. The trails are very nice and we met several people who were running/biking.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice center inside. Loved how they had some interactive stuff for the kids. Paths were very well maintained. Wish that the trails were open. Closed due to flooding.

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Stopped in for the maple festival with the kiddos. Walked around the grounds and checked out the old process of getting syrup. Very fun and interesting for curious kiddos. The back to the shop for pancakes and homemade syrup. Good time, nice location.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We have visited the Indian Creek Nature Center in all 4 Seasons and it was always a great time. Spring time, you are able to see great variety of flowers and beautiful flower trees, several species of birds most of them will be nesting, ducks and ducklings, not to mention the bee hive inside the Main Building. Volunteers are available... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This center has walking trails, Maple syrup making. They are going to construct a new building to house the center. Great place to take kids and adults for a learning and understanding of nature.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Indian Creek Nature Center is a place of "ah" and "awe." With acres of forest and prairie and wetlands, and a very knowledgeable and personable staff, and great programming - it's a wonderful place for soaking up the natural world, only a short drive from downtown. Their new education center will be THE model of sustainability, showing their commitment to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are always lots of activities going on at ICNC. It is a fun place to volunteer or to participate in one of their special activities. Great trails for hiking or geocaching. There are activities during every season.

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Like all the information available about wildlife and nature in Iowa prairies through time. Summer really buggy. Need to sell insect repellent in gift shop, otherwise you better bring your own. It is in a wetland area.

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Address: 6665 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-7134
Phone Number: 362-0664
Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Cedar Rapids
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

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