Items for sale from Fish & Fire Friendraiser

Items from River Action's Fish & Fire Friendraiser are available for purchase online.

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River Action 60-gallon rain barrels available now

Every gallon of rainwater collected keeps it out of our already swollen rivers and streams, and potentially out of your basement or business. Every gallon counts. The 60-gallon recycled food-grade barrel includes a lid, mosquito netting, standard downspout diverter (2" x 3"), spigot and two overflow attachments.


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Help build the iconic First Bridge to riverfront trails

Help River Action complete the First Bridge project, a recreation trail bridge spanning Davenport's River Drive and Canadian Pacific Railway to connect the downtown to the Mississippi River Trail. Donations of $150 or more will receive a pair of rail cut bookends from the original 1856 rail.

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Become a River Action member today

Help protect the Quad Cities environment and get involved in our community by becoming a member of River Action. As a River Action member, you'll receive free Riverine Walks registration, special member event pricing and a subscription to the quarterly Eddy Magazine. You'll also receive TWO registrations to ANY River Action event. Support the work you care about with a River Action membership today.

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Become a River Action volunteer

River Action’s projects and programs could not happen without the help of our volunteers. They help support our mission of expanding access to trails, environmental education for everyone, and advocating for a cleaner, more resilient river. We offer a variety of volunteer opportunities including: event planning, event volunteering, Adopt-a-Path, outdoor tree-planting and clean-ups, and Riverine Walks and Channel Cat Talks assistance. Click the link below to find out more.


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Make a donation to help shape the future of our shared riverfront


A donation to River Action helps a myriad of programs including the popular Explore the River Series (Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks), Floatzilla, Taming of the Slough, Ride The River, the Upper Mississippi River Conference, Adopt-A-Trail, Senior Citizen Golf Cart Tours, Environmental Book Club, the new Cops, Kids, Kayaks and Canoes initiative, and the Quad Cities Flood Resiliency Alliance. Help sustain River Action's mission by making a contribution and becoming a River Action member.

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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

View planned 1st Bridge video

CLICK to view drone footage of planned path and bird's-eye view of the proposed First Bridge pedestrian/bike crossing of River Drive in Davenport.

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Subscribe to 'eddy' magazine

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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Recent News

Sunday in the Park Relocation

"Sunday in the Park" Relocated

River Action, recently organized the relocation of “Sunday in the Park” with the help of Davenport Parks and Recreation Department. The sculptures have been moved from Credit Island to Lower Lindsay Park

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Ride the River / Ride and Seek 2022

CLICK HERE to download the Ride The River/Ride & Seek brochure.

Ride & Seek

Thank you to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners.

Edward Waters

Theresa Bries

Ride and Seek Returned for 2022

Ride & Seek returned for another year, and many groups participated in the outdoor scavenger hunt adventure throughout all of June.

Ride and Seek began as a safe way to get families out and enjoying our shared Riverway when the Covid Pandemic forced us to postpone our annual Ride the River event.

Because of so much positive feedback, Ride & Seek will continue alongside future Ride The River events.

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Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks 2022

CLICK HERE to download the Explore the River Series brochure.

Channel Cat Talks registration

Riverine Walks registration


Share your thoughts on the Channel Cat Talks and Riverine Walks program you attended

Sign up for the 2022 Explore the River Series

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 31 through September 1.

Channel Cat Talks leave from the Riverbend Commons, 2951 E River Dr, Moline, IL, at 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Riverine Walks begin at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays and 9 a.m. on Saturdays.

Join us in learning about the unique nature and culture of the Quad Cities. Check out our schedule below and register online.

We'd like to extend a special thanks to to our sponsors this year: Humanities Iowa, Quad City Times, MetroLINK, Mancomm, and IH Mississippi River Valley Credit Union.

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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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