Things To Do

Things To Do

Red Cedar Lodge

  • Fishing on the Cedar River
  • Relaxing at the Fireside Patio and Hot Tub
  • Wildlife and Eagle Viewing
  • Bicycling access to rural bicycle routes and Charley Western Trail
  • Snowmobiling access to hundreds of miles of groomed trails

Charles City WhiteWater at Riverfront Park

  • Iowa's Premier WhiteWater Riverfront Park
  • Park and play areas designated for kayaks or inner tube fun
  • Great water flow, clean river, and sandy bottom
  • Excellent fishing areas for Walleye, Small Mouth Bass and Northern Pike

Rapids End Outfitters & Live Bait
Rentals for Inner Tubes, Canoes, Bicycles and more.
100 St. Mary's Street Charles City, Iowa 50616
(641) 220-2645

Fishing

  • Trout fishing at Spring Creek and Turtle Creek
  • Walleye fishing in the Cedar River. Iowa DNR stocks the Cedar River with 28,000 Walleye every year.
  • License and purchasing information can be found at Fishing Licenses.

Driftless on the Fly
Fly fishing lessons and guide trips
(641) 330-9694 | (641) 257-9025

Bicycling

Swimming

Charles City Lion's Field Pool
20 Lions Field Charles City, Iowa 50616

Nora Springs Aquatic Center
605 E. Congress Street Charles City, Iowa 50458
(641) 749-5321

Cedar River Complex
809 Sawyer Drive Osage, Iowa 50461
(641) 832-3600

Disc Golf

Riverside Disc Golf Course at Riverfront Park
Charles City, Iowa 50616

Mini Golf & Batting Cages

Bayou Bend
1304 Gilbert Street Charles City, Iowa 50616
(641) 228-1416

Golf

Cedar Ridge Golf Course
2147 Underwood Avenue Charles City, Iowa 50616
(641) 228-6465

Wildwood Municipal Golf Course
3rd & South Iowa Streets Charles City, Iowa 50616
(641) 247-6322

Inner Tubes, Canoes & Kayaks

Rapids End Outfitters & Live Bait  100 St. Mary Street
Charles City, Iowa  50616
(641) 220-2645  (641) 220-0920

Enjoy walks through the meadow trails
Bicycle friendly community
Sledding at Red Cedar Lodge
Fireside Patio is used all year
Two Disc Golf Courses
Swim at Lion's Field or Nora Springs
Such a peaceful place
Fishing the Cedar River
Mini Golf
A great place to gather with friends and family
Campfire Rings at each cabin
Fireside Patio
A beautiful fall float trip
Golf at Cedar Ridge or Wildwood Golf Courses
Enjoy Fireside Patio