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We went to Charles City Iowa to see the famous waterway on the Cedar River. Heavy rains have swollen many Iowa rivers and we had hoped to kayak above the rapids and have a leisurely paddle.
Dark clouds loomed and rain took the paddle out...More
Loved this place, Charles City nailed it with this set of features. I wish I was 12 years old and lived 2 blocks away. And someday this park will make a champion.
I am definitely coming back to Charles City.
We traveled 6.6 miles on the Cedar River into Charles City. It is a beatiful river - you can see the bottom nearly the whole time, the water is so clean. My husband and I did not kayak the white water rapids but do plan...More
They have spent a lot of time and effort bringing in large boulders and placing them in the river just to have the sight and effect of white water (small, very small) rapids. Very unexpected, but pretty. I didn't know it was there, and just...More
Our family of four spent 2 days playing in the kayaks and meeting some awesome friendly people. The area is nice and clean, and the "R" campground is just down stream and a very nice place to stay. We will definitely be spending a lot...More
I am an Iowa native that returned recently to visit family. Each time we visit we try to find something new to do in the state. Tubing on the WhiteWater was great fun. We plan on making this a part of every summer visit!!!!