Iowa’s rolling hills and lush landscape provides the background for recreational activities for any outdoor enthusiast. If you like to watch athletic events, then there is no better place to be than in Iowa City, the home of the Hawkeyes.
UI Recreational Services—recserv.uiowa.edu
From intramurals to workout facilities, students are encouraged to take advantage of all the opportunities available to them.
There’s nothing like being a part of a Big Ten institution. Iowa athletes provide great entertainment and you can watch everything from football and basketball to field hockey and swimming.
Iowa City Parks and Recreation—www.icgov.org/default/?id=1082
Throughout Iowa City, you’ll discover city parks, swimming pools, trails, and recreation centers.
Coralville Parks and Recreation—www.coralville.org/mod.php?mod=department&did=24
Anyone from the area can take advantage of these offerings, which range from the Coralville Aquatic Center to more than 20 miles of recreation trails.
Johnson County Parks—www.icgov.org/default/?id=1000
If you enjoy nature and want to find a place to camp, fish or hike, you’ll find resources through this site.
Iowa State Parks—www.iowadnr.com/parks
Area residents love escaping to Lake Macbride State Park and the other scenic state parks located throughout the state.
Coralville Lake Reservoir and Devonian Fossil Gorge—www.mvr.usace.army.mil/Coralville/recreationactivites.htm
Maintained by the Iowa Army Corps of Engineers, the Coralville Reservoir offers recreation users a number of campgrounds, trails, beaches, and picnic shelters.