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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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  • The Spring weather was perfect to enjoy the tulips in bloom. I loves seeing the hanging plants that looked liked monkeys swinging down to greet me ! We took a nice leisurely stroll to the grand...  more »
  • This is a very small, but lovely park. There's a great rose garden with signage! Indoors are lots of plants from all over. The park itself, has a great tree-lined walkway to the fountain where you...  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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