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Credit Island

2200 West River Drive, Davenport, IA
563-328-7275
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Ranked #6 of 13 Attractions in Davenport
Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Activities: Birdwatching

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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Credit Island is a wonderful eagle watching spot in the winter. Please get out of your car in order to hear the haunting call of the eagle, it's almost a cackle-nothing like the screeching hawk sound. I've read the other reviews about the park not being the safest. My advice is to be cautious, however, this park is too nice... More 

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Darien
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We enjoyed the native plants, surrounded by the Mississippi River, walking on the Credit Island Bridge, and seeing a large flock of white pelicans and herons, the large sculpture of "Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte," and especially the informative markers that told about the island's history, the mammals and waterfowl.

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Sevenoaks District, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
23 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Wanted to walk at this beautifully located park alongside the Missippi, but after a few hundred feet the mozzies attacked! Without insect repellant had no choice but to drive around and then away! Don't forget the repellant!

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
23 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

there is good fishing here beautiful views of the river not to mention the bird watching i would highly recommend i just wish they wouldnt have gotten rid of the golf course i kind of miss it

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Chicago, IL
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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

In the winter months, Credit Island is known for eagle viewing. In spring...and right now and all through April...the American White Pelican migrates here on its way north. There are literally hundreds in the wetland spillovers from the Mississippi that are on the island. These huge white birds with knobs on their beaks and feather-tufted heads are beautiful to see.... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

A little something for everyone! Harbor side of the park was filled with Pelicans, geese, ducks, herons. The river side had some people in fishing boats, kayaks, and even some one Kite surfing on the river, disc golfers, kids playing on the army tank and playground, people walking their dogs and fishing off the banks of the Mississippi River. There... More 

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Tampa
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136 reviews 136 reviews
13 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Heard that there were quite a few Bald Eagles in the area. Went to see for myself. Wow! Saw at least 30 of out National Symbol! Simple awesome! If your area this time of year don't miss this! As an added bonus saw lots of Canadian Geese and Mallard Ducks!

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Illinois City, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Credit Island Is one of the few island that you are able to drive to.It has a nice paved road around the island with picnic tables and place to fish or just watch the river and wild life. There are ball diamonds and basket courts and a playground for the little ones. There is a nine hole golf course but... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

This is a great park for bike riding, fishing, walking, running (2.6 mile paved loop), disc golf, bird watching, and just relaxing. It is a family friendly park. The lodge is under repair, but that should be done by spring of 2014. When the leaves change color, this is the best place to be.

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Hillsboro, OR
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

They had their statues from the painting of Sunday in the Park. I understand they just repainted them all. Such a delight to see them out again.

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