Duck Creek Parkway

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Duck Creek Parkway
Duck Creek Parkway Davenport, Iowa.jpg
A portion of the parkway west of Brady Street.
Type Public park
Location Bettendorf, Iowa
Davenport, Iowa
Coordinates 41°33′17″N 90°34′33″W / 41.55472°N 90.57583°W / 41.55472; -90.57583
Area 13.5 miles
Created 1970s
Operated by Bettendorf Parks and Recreation
Davenport Parks and Recreation
Open Year round

Duck Creek Parkway is located in the cities of Davenport and Bettendorf in the U.S. state of Iowa. The parkway is 13.5 miles (21.7 km) long and passes through multiple parks as it makes its way along Duck Creek.[1] The parkway is the oldest recreational trail in the Quad Cities and has its roots in the 1930s when the first section was built as a park road.[2] The present design for the parkway and the bike path date from the 1970s. It begins at Emeis Park and Golf Course on the west side of Davenport and passes through Northwest Park, Marquette Park, Junge Park, Garfield Park, Eastern Avenue Park and Duck Creek Park and Golf Course where it enters Bettendorf. In Bettendorf it travels through Middle Park, Veterans Memorial Park and Devils Glen Park before it comes to an end. The parkway stretches 8.36 miles (13.45 km) in Davenport and 5.14 miles (8. 27 km) in Bettendorf. There are plans to connect the parkway and recreational trail with the Riverfront Parkway and Sunderbruch Park.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Public Parks". City of Davenport. Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  2. ^ "Variety of trails await Quad Cities visitors". City of Davenport. Retrieved 2011-03-24. 
  3. ^ Gaul, Alma. "New Davenport parks bring along perks". Quad-City Times (August 14, 2007). Retrieved 2010-03-24. 

Coordinates: 41°33′17″N 90°34′33″W / 41.554722°N 90.575833°W / 41.554722; -90.575833