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Vander Veer Botanical Park, Davenport

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The Vander Veer Botanical Park is a 33-acre (130,000 m2) botanical garden in the Vander Veer Park Historic District of Davenport, Iowa. It is believed to be one of the first botanical parks west of the Mississippi River. The park was listed on the Davenport Register of Historic Properties on August 4, 1993.
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  • This is a wonderful urban park, lots of trees, flowers and ducks. Plenty of places to walk. A nice oasis. 
    This is a wonderful urban park, lots of trees, flowers and ducks. Plenty of places to walk. A nice oasis.  more »
  • Vander Veer Botanical Park is a Davenport treasure that is free to visit & fun to explore. It's a great public place to wander & linger no matter what time of year. Their Conservatory always has a.....  more
    Vander Veer Botanical Park is a Davenport treasure that is free to visit & fun to explore. It's a great public place to wander & linger no matter what time of year. Their Conservatory always has a.....  more »
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  • Four times around the park is one mile. The playground is nice for all ages and if you bring bread for the ducks you'll be there friend. The park has a number of community wide events including but not limited to cops and cones, movies in the park, and yoga. A nice place for family pictures or ultimate Frisbee.
  • So pretty! Bigger than I thought it was. I love the parkopoly they have going on this summer. The fountains are beautiful. Great place to walk around and enjoy the outdoors. May bring a book and read next time!

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