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Vander Veer Botanical Park

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Address: 215 West Central Park Avenue, Davenport, IA 52803
Phone Number: 563-326-7812
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Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Great park to walk around! There is a waterfall, play area, oversized chairs, arbor area, pond with ducks to feed, and have different themes each year to find different things... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Shannon Z
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great park to walk around! There is a waterfall, play area, oversized chairs, arbor area, pond with ducks to feed, and have different themes each year to find different things. This year was Jungle book which we found to be hard, but still had fun!

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Thank Shannon Z
Bangor, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Most of the park was closed of due to a wedding. Wish that was posted online. I would of scheduled my visit accordingly. Wasn't to much to see. There was a lot produce growing the the different gardens. Not sure what that was all about.

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Thank Jess B
Des Moines, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very beautiful park tucked between two busy streets. We were only able to enjoythe park, but it's a very well maintained space.

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Thank Chuck H
North Charleston, South Carolina
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice peaceful park. Loved the pond with the fountain. Nice leisurely walking paths. Very relaxing. Nice place to sit and enjoy nature or just read a book.

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Marseilles, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful greenhouse, beautiful rose garden and my favorite the duck pound. Easy walking paths, stroller or wheelchair friendly.

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Thank Minniemoe25
Davenport, Iowa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful little gem of a greenhouse. Fascinating variety of flora. On a cool day, it's warm and gives you some greenery to luxuriate in - the hope of spring and summer.

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Carrollton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Was driving up Brady Street to my hotel and happened across this gem. Arrived after the conservatory closed, so wen back the next day. A fantastic variety of plants. Well groomed park with many walkways, ducks to feed, collections of garden and landscaping plants. Very beautiful and relaxing. I highly recommend a stop if you need to relax and de-stress.

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Kansas City, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

A city the size of Davenport, is fortunate to have such a wonderful botanical park. The park is laid out beautifully. It has mature trees, some over 100 years old. The flower beds are very nice and some are true art forms in how they are laid out. There is a at least one awesome fountain that is computerized and... More 

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Thank Les R
Moline, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

a great place for a leisure stroll - or to enjoy some great flowers and plants. This is also an amazing venue for wedding and prom pictures. In May and June show up and enjoy everyone enjoying the beautiful gardens and foundations and watch the pictures and memories being made.

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Thank Suzanne C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Surround yourself with beauty. The place is small but jam packed with pretty plants and charm. Try it for yourself, it's old world charm that's hard to find these days.

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