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Indian Creek Nature Center

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Learn about nature

We have been here for the monarch weekend, as well as with a retired group. Every time, the staff... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
JamesW367
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Great place to explore nature

This spot is a great place to explore nature. It is especially nice to teach young kids about the... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
OutdoorKidz
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Omaha, Nebraska
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5300 Otis Rd SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

We have been here for the monarch weekend, as well as with a retired group. Every time, the staff have done a great job teaching about nature. The trails around it are nicely done (except when it floods of course). A great place for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JamesW367
Reviewed 25 July 2018

This spot is a great place to explore nature. It is especially nice to teach young kids about the wonders of the natural world. Lots of interactive displays and hands-on activities to keep their attention. Several nice trails surround the area and welcome hikers to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Really enjoyed the indoor bird sanctuary as it was a need little air conditioned wing of building where you can watch birds outside on feeders. There are some comfy chairs and easily to access reference material for identifying birds. Maps of the trails were kind...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Glenn P
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Once again we had a great day at the Indian Creek Nature Center Maple Syrup Festival. Wet and heavy snow would never deter us. Hot pancakes cooked outdoors on the grill, then smothered with maple syrup while we sat in the cozy indoors listening to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
2  Thank jeffhL8640II
Reviewed 28 January 2018

A great place to walk with friends, family or dogs. Interesting displays and informed people to talk with about the out doors and nature. A must visit for anyone.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank 123rtyu
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

A little late in posting, but loved the Creekside concert we attended at the Nature Center in August. The amphitheater is a beautiful setting nestled in the woods. The seating is tiered and makes for an intimate concert setting. Food trucks, wine and beer made...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank jeffhL8640II
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

A wide variety of trails for different levels. We did a woodland and a prairie hike. Would be a great place to take the kids. The bird Library was so peaceful.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank cmbarth1015
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Indian Creek Nature Center has beautiful surroundings outside as well as inside. Easy to get to and learning areas inside will capture adult and children's imagination. You can even meet a fox!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank kanti33
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We visited after a camping trip with our kids, ages 4, 10, and 12. It was extremely hot, so we didn't spend a ton of time here. This place is very cool and is still a work in progress. The kids played with a sand...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 16jaimem
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have visited the nature center several times and it is a beautiful setting. It is a great place to take children to get back to nature or just take a walk on a nice day.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank kmbrown021393
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I don't see why they wouldn't. Outside is pretty wide open
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