About the Park
Acquired in 1922, this area originally held tourist cabins and included animals as attractions. At one time animals were in Island Park as well.
The park is set in a mature grove of floodplain trees and dense under story vegetation lines the west bank of Snag Creek. The levee between the Center Street Bridge and the dam separates the Park from the riverfront, but provides access to a commanding view of the dam, Cedar River and downtown Cedar Falls.