Busy summer day along Mississippi River

A towboat with barges, sailboats and a pleasure-boaters share the Mississippi River upstream from downtown Davenport.


RiverWay Trail Info

17th Annual Senior Citizen Golf Cart Tour

Come join the fun in guided riverfront golf cart tours of riverfront trails on both sides of the Mississippi! This is a fun way to gain some knowledge on this past, present, and future of many of the Quad Cities and Mississippi.


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Unique gifts that benefit River Action

River Action has a wide variety of gifts, from rain barrels to books, for sale throughout the year. Give a unique gift and help River Action at the same time.


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Riverine Walks and Channel Cat Talks

Channel Cat Talks:

  • Mexican and Latino/Latina Heritages of the Quad Cities

Riverine Walks:

  • First Bridge


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Donate to help build riverfront trail bridge in downtown Davenport

We made our Kickstarter goal, but you can still help fund the rec trail bridge project. Just click on the "CONTRIBUTE" button below to make a donation to help fund the bridge over River Drive to connect the riverfront with downtown Davenport.


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Mark your calendar

"Raising the Grade" is the theme of the 9th Annual Upper Mississippi River Conference scheduled Oct. 13-14 at the iWireless Center in Moline. The "Report Card for the Mississippi River Watershed," an analysis prepared by America's Watershed Initiative, rated the condition of the overall watershed as D+. Working sessions will be held on the report's seven broad goals: ecosystems, economy, recreation, flood control and flood risk management, transportation, water supply and Gulf of Mexico hypoxia.


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Volunteer for upcoming River Action events

Volunteers are needed for a variety of upcoming River Action events, including the Taming of the Slough Adventure Race in September and the Upper Mississippi River Conference in October.

Choose the event and activities for which you'd like to volunteer.

CLICK TO VOLUNTEER

CLICK HERE for a map to our office

822 E. River Dr., Davenport, IA 52803

Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., M-F

Email: riveraction@riveraction.org

Phone: 563-322-2969


Join the discussion on our environment

Click on the link below to view the Environmental Book Club reading list for 2016. All sessions begin at 7 p.m. and are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at River Action's office, 822 River Dr., Davenport.

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Find a wild place in Quad Cities Area

Explore more than 16,000 acres of publicly accessible natural areas in the Iowa and Illinois Quad Cities region. Visit qcwildplaces.com to view photos and detailed information for your trip into the wild.

Visit QC Wild Places

Subscribe to our 'eddy' newsletter

Keep up to date on River Action programs and activities with our "eddy" newsletter. As a River Action member, you'll receive the quarterly update in addition to event discounts.

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Upper Mississippi River Conference

Network, collaborate and learn from some of the country's leading experts on watershed issues identified in America's Watershed Initiative Mississippi River Report Card.

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Recent News

2016 Senior citizen golf cart tour

Come join the fun Thursday, September 8 by signing up for the 17th Annual Senior Citizens Riverfront Golf Cart Tours.

Reservations are required and space is limited.

CLICK HERE to register online.

CLICK HERE to download the registration form to fill out and mail to River Action, 822 E. River Dr,, Davenport, IA 52803.

You also can call us at (563) 322-2969, or stop by the office between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. M-F to sign up.

Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks

Volunteers Needed for Channel Cat Talks & Riverine Walks

Explore the river this summer through a program which teaches participants first-hand about the wildlife, history, culture and geology of the Mississippi River and the Quad Cities through Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks, May 28 through September 3.

Join us in learning about the unique nature and culture of the Quad Cities. Check out our schedule by clicking on the "Read More" link below.

We would like to extend a special thanks to the Illinois Humanities Council for supporting our program again this year!

When registering online, the shopping cart will add the two programs (Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks) together unless you "Clear" the cart between viewing the two different shopping cart links below.

CLICK HERE to register online for Channel Cat Talks.

CLICK HERE to register online for Riverine Walks.

CLICK HERE to download a copy of the RiverStages Education Series brochure.

If the captain or Riverine Walk leader cancels, a rain date will be scheduled. If you have paid and are unable to attend River Action will consider your payment a donation. No refunds will be given..

Still time to donate to riverfront bridge project

We made our Kickstarter goal, but you can still help fund the rec trail bridge project. A total of $50,325 was donated to the pedestrian/bike bridge project during our Kickstarter campaign. If you'd like to help fund the project, you can still donate.

Just click on the "Join Now" button.Join Now

The Kickstarter campaign goal was reached Wednesday, May 20.

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River Action, Inc.
822 E. River Drive
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Phone: (563) 322-2969
Email: riveraction@riveraction.org

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