Duck Creek Park and Golf Course

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Duck Creek Park and Golf Course
Duck Creek Park Gazebo.jpg
Gazebo
Type Public park
Location Davenport, Iowa
Coordinates 41°32′37″N 90°31′30″W / 41.54361°N 90.52500°W / 41.54361; -90.52500
Area 211-acre (0.85 km2)
Created 1930s
Operated by Davenport Parks and Recreation
Open Year round

Duck Creek Park and Golf Course is located on the east side of Davenport, Iowa, United States. The property was originally a private arboretum[1] south of Duck Creek. It was developed in the 1930s as a public works project during the Great Depression.[2] The 211-acre (0.85 km2) park features picnic shelters, tennis courts, playground, a public golf course and Duck Creek Lodge.[3] The Stampe Lilac Garden and Gazebo is a popular location for weddings.[4] The park connects with the Duck Creek Parkway.

The golf course is an 18-hole, par 70 course.[1] It is a 140-acre (0.57 km2) course and is 5,759-yard (5,266 m) long. The course features mature trees and rolling hills. An automatic drainage system was installed in 1994.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Duck Creek Golf Course". City of Davenport. Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  2. ^ Svendsen, Marls A., Bowers, Martha H (1982). Davenport Where the Mississippi Runs West: A Survey of Davenport History & Architecture. Davenport, Iowa: City of Davenport. pp. 10–6. 
  3. ^ "Public Parks". City of Davenport. Retrieved 2011-03-23. 
  4. ^ "Scoping outdoor wedding venues". Quad-City Times (March 6, 2011). Retrieved 2011-03-23. 

Coordinates: 41°32′37″N 90°31′30″W / 41.543611°N 90.525°W / 41.543611; -90.525