Duck Creek Park and Golf Course
|Duck Creek Park and Golf Course|
|Area||211-acre (0.85 km2)|
|Operated by||Davenport Parks and Recreation|
Duck Creek Park and Golf Course is located on the east side of Davenport, Iowa, United States. The property was originally a private arboretum south of Duck Creek. It was developed in the 1930s as a public works project during the Great Depression. The 211-acre (0.85 km2) park features picnic shelters, tennis courts, playground, a public golf course and Duck Creek Lodge. The Stampe Lilac Garden and Gazebo is a popular location for weddings. The park connects with the Duck Creek Parkway.
The golf course is an 18-hole, par 70 course. 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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