Events

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Great River Rumble (GRR) Weeklong Paddle Camping Adventure
Great River Rumble (GRR) Weeklong Paddle Camping Adventure @ Lower Cedar, Iowa, & Mississippi Rivers
Jul 27 – Aug 3 all-day
Jul 27-Aug 3; Great River Rumble (GRR). Annual weeklong paddle with shuttles, campsites, meals, & gear transport. 2019 route will include 106 miles on lower Cedar River, Iowa River, thru Lock & Dam 18 on[...]
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Iowa State Fair, Des Moines
Iowa State Fair, Des Moines @ Iowa State Fairgrounds
Aug 8 – Aug 18 all-day
Aug 8-18; Iowa State Fair, Des Moines.  Visit IDNR Building & Courtyard, with River Programs, Water Trails, & Project Aware displays. Also find inspiration in the Photography Salon exhibit.  http://www.iowastatefair.org/
Sunset & Music Cruise With Clinton County Conservation 7:00 pm
Sunset & Music Cruise With Clinton County Conservation @ Rock Creek
Aug 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunset & Music Cruise ~ 7 PM ~ Rock Creek~ This will be a special cruise with little chat and home spun music from local musicians. Register after August 4th by calling 563-259-1876.  
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Riverside Community Fire Jam With Clinton County Conservation 8:00 pm
Riverside Community Fire Jam With Clinton County Conservation @ Sherman Park
Aug 9 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
  Riverside Community Fire Jam ~ 8 PM ~ Sherman Park ~ Local talents will gather around a fire near the shelter for some home spun music. There will be fix-ins for smores while supplies[...]
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Mississippi Paddle Trip # 3 With Clinton County Conservation
Mississippi Paddle Trip # 3 With Clinton County Conservation @ Meet at Clinton's 9th Ave N boat ramp.
Aug 13 all-day
We’ll be crossing the channel into protected waters then follow the Illinois shore and cross to Albany and Beaver Islands, making our landing at Camanche, Iowa. Plan on paddling as this permits us more and[...]
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Mississippi Paddle Trip # 4 With Clinton County Conservation
Mississippi Paddle Trip # 4 With Clinton County Conservation @ Meet at Camanche, Iowa's 8th Ave boat ramp Iowa
Aug 14 all-day
  We’ll meet at the Camanche, Iowa’s 8th Ave boat ramp Iowa and continue our 18th century style trip imagining a wild Mississippi, landing where possible to stretch and cool off. It’s 5 miles through[...]
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Annual “Floatzilla” in the Quad Cities
Annual “Floatzilla” in the Quad Cities
Aug 17 all-day
Aug 17; Annual “Floatzilla” in Quad Cities.  Floats, food, live music, tee shirts, world record attempt for largest flotilla of kayaks & canoes; http://www.floatzilla.org/
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Iowa Mussel Blitz on Wapsipinicon River near Central City
Iowa Mussel Blitz on Wapsipinicon River near Central City @ Wapsipinicon River near Central City
Aug 19 – Aug 23 all-day
Aug 19-23; Iowa Mussel Blitz on Wapsipinicon River near Central City. Volunteers are welcome to assist this annual project, with or without mussel experience. Contact Iowa DNR Fisheries Biologist Scott Gritters  scott.gritters@dnr.iowa.gov
Float Your Family With Clinton County Conservation 6:00 pm
Float Your Family With Clinton County Conservation @ MRETC, Rock Creek
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Float Your Family ~ 6 PM ~ MRETC, Rock Creek ~ We’ll offer tips on planning, packing for and executing a family paddling trip into the Iowa Wilderness. We’ll examine the gear Clinton County has[...]
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Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon in Waverly
Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon in Waverly
Aug 24 all-day
Aug 24; Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon in Waverly. Get your “wart on!” Paddle (4.6 miles) on the Cedar River from Waverly to Ingawanis Adventure Base, trail run (3.4 miles) through the camp, then mountain bike (7 miles)[...]
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