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Golf Digest recently ranked the area's public golf scene in the top 20 of 330 American cities and first in affordability and accessibility.

Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass gives kids 15 and under unlimited access to attractions around Davenport all summer long!

Davenport was one of only 213 communities across the U.S., to be named a 2013 Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!

Harvard's Kennedy School recognized Davenport’s Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass as a Bright Idea; an initiative that recognizes creative and promising government programs and partnerships.

Recreation and entertainment matter here, evidenced by a world-class art museum, dozens of miles of bike paths and riverfront parks, sports, festivals and historic sites

Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in the 2013 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards.

Golf Digest recently ranked the area's public golf scene in the top 20 of 330 American cities and first in affordability and accessibility.

Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass gives kids 15 and under unlimited access to attractions around Davenport all summer long!

Davenport was one of only 213 communities across the U.S., to be named a 2013 Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!

Harvard's Kennedy School recognized Davenport’s Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass as a Bright Idea; an initiative that recognizes creative and promising government programs and partnerships.

Recreation and entertainment matter here, evidenced by a world-class art museum, dozens of miles of bike paths and riverfront parks, sports, festivals and historic sites

Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in the 2013 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards.

Golf Digest recently ranked the area's public golf scene in the top 20 of 330 American cities and first in affordability and accessibility.

Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass gives kids 15 and under unlimited access to attractions around Davenport all summer long!

Davenport was one of only 213 communities across the U.S., to be named a 2013 Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!

Harvard's Kennedy School recognized Davenport’s Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass as a Bright Idea; an initiative that recognizes creative and promising government programs and partnerships.

Recreation and entertainment matter here, evidenced by a world-class art museum, dozens of miles of bike paths and riverfront parks, sports, festivals and historic sites

Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in the 2013 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards.

Golf Digest recently ranked the area's public golf scene in the top 20 of 330 American cities and first in affordability and accessibility.

Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass gives kids 15 and under unlimited access to attractions around Davenport all summer long!

Davenport was one of only 213 communities across the U.S., to be named a 2013 Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!

Harvard's Kennedy School recognized Davenport’s Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass as a Bright Idea; an initiative that recognizes creative and promising government programs and partnerships.

Recreation and entertainment matter here, evidenced by a world-class art museum, dozens of miles of bike paths and riverfront parks, sports, festivals and historic sites

Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in the 2013 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards.

Golf Digest recently ranked the area's public golf scene in the top 20 of 330 American cities and first in affordability and accessibility.

Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass gives kids 15 and under unlimited access to attractions around Davenport all summer long!

Davenport was one of only 213 communities across the U.S., to be named a 2013 Playful City USA community by KaBOOM!

Harvard's Kennedy School recognized Davenport’s Discover Davenport Summer Kids Pass as a Bright Idea; an initiative that recognizes creative and promising government programs and partnerships.

Recreation and entertainment matter here, evidenced by a world-class art museum, dozens of miles of bike paths and riverfront parks, sports, festivals and historic sites

Modern Woodmen Park, the home of the Quad Cities River Bandits, is the "Best Minor League Ballpark" in the 2013 10Best Readers' Choice Travel Awards.

Experience Davenport Recreation
Experience Davenport Recreation

In family friendly Davenport, it's easy to find sporting events to cheer at, as well as recreational activities in which to participate. There is something for everyone, no matter the age, ability, or season!

For the baseball fans, Davenport hosts its own minor league team, the Quad City River Bandits. Every July, runners and walkers from all over the world descend upon the area to participate in the engaging Bix 7 race, held in conjunction with the annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival. The popular Davenport Skatepark in Centennial Park is full of ramps, rails, and pipes for bikes and skateboards. The River's Edge offers both roller and ice skating, as well as hockey.

Davenport maintains 49 park sites sporting a variety of amenities. Some compelling highlights include a family aquatic center, conservatory and gardens, children's zoo, equestrian trails and three golf courses.

Throughout the city, there are miles of bike trails and safe bicycle routes, some of which meander along the remarkable riverfront. Hiking, swimming, fishing, and even downhill skiing and snowboarding are all possible in and near Davenport, Iowa.

Davenport has great recreational opportunities for everyone!