Things To Do

Red Cedar Lodge

  • Canoing and Kayaking available with Red Cedar Lodge Shuttle
  • 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


     Driftless on the Fly   Fly fishing lessons and guide trips
       641.330.9694  641.257.9025     
  • 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.


All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club
        Court Reservations       641.330.4910  Charles City, Iowa

        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

Cedar River Complex   
809 Sawyer Drive  Osage, Iowa  50461

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


Cedar Ridge Golf Course
2147 Underwood Avenue   Charles City, Iowa 50616

Wildwood Municipal Golf Course
         3rd & South Iowa Streets   Charles City, Iowa 50616

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