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“Nature at its best”
Review of Swiss Valley Park

Swiss Valley Park
Ranked #1 of 1 things to do in Peosta
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Iowa
Level 6 Contributor
177 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Nature at its best”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Great place to spend hours. The Nature Center has displays about the local animals, local plants, etc. The area has creeks to fish , flatlands and hilly areas. Actually the flat area is surrounded by beautiful hills. All areas have maintained/natural trails for a nice trek.

Visited May 2014
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Swiss Valley Park and nature Center”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Located on the outskirts of Dubuque, Iowa, this is a nice natural area for hiking and some fishing. We visited on 7/19, and the newer Nature Center there is very nice. They have quite a few nice indoor display and exploration areas and a very nice library, so you can sit inside if you want, and view their feeding station, or just enjoy the exhibits. As far as I can see, the trails are for hiking only. The park itself is very nice, well maintained, with picnic and camping areas as well.

Visited July 2014
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
301 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“Peace and Quiet”
Reviewed 7 July 2014

This place was great. We spent an hour or so hiking and walking around. It was beautiful and peaceful. Loved the scenery, didn't enjoy the gnats. You could probably spend a good portion of the day here if you wanted to. Definitely bring water and a camera.

Visited June 2014
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Madison, Wisconsin
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“What a gorgeous hidden treasure”
Reviewed 9 June 2014

So glad the desk clerk at our hotel recommended we take a ride out to Swiss Valley. Not for from town the scenery is breathtaking. Would like to try camping there sometime.

Visited June 2014
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Bernard, Iowa, United States
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“nice and quiet”
Reviewed 23 January 2013

not a bad place, but they are strict on quiet time...which means no talking or playing your radio past 10pm even if it is low.

Visited June 2012
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