Waterworks Prairie Park

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Iowa City, Iowa

Waterworks Prairie Park is a 3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Iowa City, Iowa that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 3.0 miles Elevation Gain: 29 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly

hiking

nature trips

paddle sports

road biking

walking

bird watching

running

lake

paved

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

bugs

Nearly 3 miles of trails are constructed on the Waterworks Prairie Park site, looping around the ponds and through the prairie. The trails are part of the Iowa River Corridor Trail network, which extends from Napoleon Park in South Iowa City to the Coralville Reservoir property north of Iowa City, a distance of approximately 9 miles

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9 days ago

I love this trail! It is fairly flat; paved trails, along the Iowa River with restored swamp/prairie areas. Best way to easily see Iowa enter spring with water fowl, lots of birds, frogs, etc.

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6 months ago

Mehhh.... A lot of highway noise on a fall day.

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9 months ago

Paved trail heavy traffic

Fri May 17 2019

easy paved trail. pet and kid friendly. if you go at dusk there'll be a lot of wildlife to see.

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Sun Mar 31 2019

A nice trail if you're looking for something paved and quick!

Mon Oct 29 2018

Love it

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Mon Jun 25 2018

Beautiful prairies, gets noisy with the Interstate being so close.

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Fri Jan 26 2018

Nice prairie land and pond. Well paved and little to no elevation change. A nice simple course.

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Thu Dec 22 2016

Easy paved trails with scenic prairie

Mon Aug 22 2016

Easy trail that is paved.

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