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Eagles Galore

Along south bank of the Cedar River between Edgewood Road and the Marina area to the east where the permanent houseboats are located, in an area where there is also an access road... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2016
Bill S
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cedar River in Cedar Rapids Iowa is a beautiful place to relax! It is wonderful to see the river within its banks (anyone who witnessed the floods of 2008 will relate). As far as accessibility options, check out the area you wish to visit. Downtown has some areas where wheelchairs, walkers, canes are do-able.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Along south bank of the Cedar River between Edgewood Road and the Marina area to the east where the permanent houseboats are located, in an area where there is also an access road off of Ellis Road. Ellis Road is the main road along and immediately south of the river. We have viewed up to 30 eagles at a time... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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969 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

A great place to view bald eagles when ice covers the lakes. Just look in the trees and in the sky. View the destruction that this river delivered when floods covered the area in 2008.

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1 Thank mjrg59
Loveland, CO and Mt. Vernon, IA
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118 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

There's something mysterious about the river that cut my home town in half, how it has a "calm" personality then exploded for a devastating flood in 2008. It's a beautiful river that is being both utilized for adjacent trails and parks, and ruined in places by unnecessary development.

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1 Thank Bob C
Lemmer, The Netherlands
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115 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Just sit, watch the river flow by and relax. Though autumn/winter isn't the greatest time to sit on a river bank, still liked the quietness, views and overall tranquility.

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1 Thank EricAndKarin
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Cedar Rapids does a great job at centering events and offering public activity along side the river.

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Thank Chris Victoria C
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We have been boating on the Cedar River for over 3 decades. Wonderful people take part in boating, skiing, as well as just hanging out on the several beaches that are lined on the river. Jet boat, Jet Ski, or Pontoon work best for the river as there are several low spots, especially when the water is down. Some floating... More 

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1 Thank Salesforme
Cedar Rapids
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59 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

One of the most beautiful rivers in America!! Spring and Fall-- most especially spectacular!!! Hang out on the banks (esp. on the Cooper's Mill side,) and dream of being Huck Finn. Glorious!!!

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Thank Oswald J
Kangaroo Island, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The river usually stinks in the summer months, gets so low sometimes you can see the bottom, and had the nerve to cause a major flood in 08.

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1 Thank Cheri O
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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117 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A super place to take the kids and walk or it's miles of trails. With wide paths and scenic views it make it one of our favorites.

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