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Address: 2200 West River Drive, Davenport, IA
Phone Number: 563-328-7275
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Camped here for Floatzilla weekend

The park overall is pretty with a nice lodge that is locked unless it is being used, there is a shelter with grills for cooking, but it is not a park for camping unless it is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
Hanover Park, Illinois
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Westmont, Illinois
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52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited the island with my children and grandchildren. It was a cold but sunny February Sunday morning, and it was so nice to be outside and enjoy the beauty of this place.

Thank Evangelina1944
Hanover Park, Illinois
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The park overall is pretty with a nice lodge that is locked unless it is being used, there is a shelter with grills for cooking, but it is not a park for camping unless it is floatzilla weekend which is not a great idea unless you go away from the main park, people come in and out at all hours,... More 

Thank StacyD91566
Joliet, Illinois
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65 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Not a very well maintained park. All overgrown with weeds and a lot of seedy characters seemed to be hanging around by the water in a few areas and sleeping on picnic tables. Was told it used to be a high end golf course years ago but pretty much a overgrown swamp now. Looks like the whole area floods a... More 

Thank TWD435
Davenport, Florida
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

We were just there today. It is a wonderful way to take a step back in time. Peacefull and beautiful at the same time.

1 Thank Caburmeister
Davenport, Iowa
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It used to be a fantastic park. Since it has flooded for the past years, the golf corse has been closed and the whole Island has been let to rundown. The club house burned down and has now been re-built but shouldn't have. The Island now has a frisbee golf course, a bridge to the seedy part of Davenport ,... More 

Thank Chris M
Orland Park, IL
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115 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Nice area at the end of the Riverside Trail. Lots of open space and an 18 hole disk golf course. A nice area with sculptures depicting the park in the very early days of the parks existence. Bicycle accessible also by the Riverside Trail, for a nice place to stop and have a snack.

Thank ILBoomerTraveller
Davenport, Iowa
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39 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Fun place to experience the river, nature and some history. Worth a drive through. Also fun to bike through the park and stop on the bridge to get a better view of the wetlands.

Thank Andrew B
Flat Rock, MI
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Went here today, didn't see any pretty birds... Seen some Robins, some Ducks.... Nothing was "picturesque" - Only bugs, haze and overgrown vegetation. There are no walking trails that are marked with signage. Oh! There is a very rusty vintage tank! That was neat?! :) Until they clear some vegetation to see the river, and until they mark the so-called... More 

2 Thank MILin0
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This is a lovely natural setting, with trails for walking, places to picnic, and a fantastic view of the Mississippi. Home to many snowy Egrets!

1 Thank zooey2003
Bozeman, Montana
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56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We spent a lovely morning on Credit Island, enjoying the sights and sounds of the local birds. This is a park on the banks of the Mississippi River, which also encloses some smaller quieter inflows and even some swampy areas. Therefore, with this varied habitat, one can find birds of all kinds: Mallard ducks, cormorants, Great blue herons, hairy woodpeckers,... More 

3 Thank Karen L

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