Clinton Visitors Guide 2019 - Page 8

attractions starting in May through November. Meadowview Pool 2942 Skyline Drive | Clinton, IA 563-242-9166 | Find us on Facebook Meadowview Pool is a quiet, friendly community pool with a diving board and kiddie pool for small children. Pool membership is now open to all Clinton residents. Party rentals are also available. Visit our facebook page for more info. Mississippi Eco Tourism Center Rock Creek Marina & Campground 3942 291st Street | Camanche, IA 563-259-1876 | www.mycountyparks.com This state-of-the-art eco tourism was designed to educate and entertain tourists. The centerpiece of the center is an 8,000-gallon aquarium stocked with local river fish species and wetland displays. For more information, contact the Clinton County Conservation Foundation at (563) 847-7202. River Arts Center 229 Fifth Avenue South | Clinton, IA 563-243-3300 | www.clintonartassociation.com New exhibits are displayed every six weeks. The gift shop contains gift items on consignment, created by artists from the Clinton area and from all over the United States. During the year, classes and workshops, taught by local teachers and artists, are held in painting, pottery, ceramics and drawing. The River Arts Center houses the Best Cellar Theatre, which has year-round children and adult shows using local talent. Riverview Park 6th Ave S to 9th Ave N | Clinton, IA 563-242-1260 | www.cityofclintoniowa.us Riverview Park is the third largest of Clinton’s 18 park facilities. The park is home to the marina, biking and walking trail, LumberKings Stadium, and skate park. The Mississippi River is also within eyeshot of the park. Riverview Pool 101 South 1st St | Clinton, IA 563-242-1260 | www.cityofclintoniowa.us Riverview pool is the largest pool located in Clinton and is a great place to spend a hot summer day. There is an Olympic size pool with 2 slides, diving well with a low and high dive and a drop slide, a spray pad area, a kiddy pool that is about 2 feet deep. There is also a concession stand available and locker rooms with showers. Pool is open most days at 6:00am until 7:30pm but some times are restricted for lessons, swim team practice, elder swim, etc. Public swim time is 1:00pm to 5:00pm. Rock Creek Marina 3942 291st Street | Camanche, IA 563-259-1876 | www.mycountyparks.com Rock Creek Marina & Campground provides a variety of facilities and services for people including camping, paddle boat, canoe, boat and cabin rental, marina and camp store. Sawmill Museum 2231 Grant Street | Clinton, IA 563-242-0343 | www.thesawmillmuseum.org Lumber built Clinton, not just the buildings and barns, but it fathered the industry that brought the railroad, the immigrants, and the entrepreneurs. Listen to the legends and stories that made the lumberjack a national hero, then experience what life was really like in a lumber camp. Hear the buzz from the sawmill as logs are cut into the lumber and envision the workings of the Struve Mill where hundreds of pieces of wood became beautiful trims, doors and flooring. Catch a glimpse of a worker’s life or entertain with the millionaire’s family as you visit “Clinton, the Lumber Capital of the World” and other exhibits at the Sawmill Museum. Located in the Lyons District. Soaring Eagle Nature Center 3923 North 3rd Street | Clinton, IA 563-242-9088 | www.sencinfo.com The Nature Barn is open for special events throughout the year and during the school term for conservation education classes. Hiking trails, natural prairie, one-room schoolhouse, nature center and Prairie Pastures Dog Park are located at the center. Wide River Winery 1776 Deer Creek Road | Clinton, IA 563-519-9463 | www.wideriverwinery.com Set atop the Mississippi bluff north of Clinton, this winery showcases some of the best wines in the Midwest. These diverse wines, from dry white to sweet red, are made primarily with Midwestern grapes, including the facility’s own organically grown grapes. Hiking trails along the Mississippi bluff, a deck on site and a small gift shop are offered. Wild Rose Casino & Resort 777 Wild Rose Drive | Clinton, IA 563-243-9000 | www.wildroseresorts.com Iowa’s first true land based casino and resort opened June 2008. The 120,000 square-foot property includes gaming, restaurants and a banquet facility. Check out the schedule of national and local entertainment acts, and the Wild Rose can also provide a place to stay in one of eagle point lodge children’s discovery center 8 wide river winery tasting room 2019 | Visitor And Newcomer Guide www.clintonherald.com