Hike To An Emerald Lagoon On The Easy Credit Island Trail In Iowa

In Davenport, you’ll find a historic island in the Mississippi River that’s the perfect destination for an easy Quad Cities hike. Credit Island Park and Historical Preserve is home to natural beauty, interesting public art and a variety of recreational facilities.

But one of the best parts of the island is the special destination of this hike: the lagoon. It’s a tranquil and beautiful place that draws large numbers of migratory birds and it’s a spot worth seeking out. Here’s what you need to know about the Credit Island Trail.

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Credit Island Park and Historical Preserve covers about 450 acres, so there’s a bit of parkland to explore but it’s still easy to cover the island on foot. Besides the lagoon and trail, the park property also has basketball courts, baseball diamonds, a disc golf course, tennis courts and more.

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Address: Credit Island, Davenport, IA 52802, USA