Discovery Park

This 100-acre park in Muscatine is a natural area in an urban environment. Walking trails, fishing ponds, and the Environmental Learning Center invite people of all ages to come and explore nature. It is located on Cedar Street off Highway 61. See a bird’s-eye view of Discovery Park & the Muscatine Arboretum here.

Habitat & Features

  • 100 acres
  • Reclaimed farmstead
  • Reconstructed prairie
  • Wooded hillsides
  • Small streams
  • Fishing ponds – Discovery Pond (near the park entrance ) & Heron Hideway Pond (behind the Environmental Learning Center)
  • Muscatine Arboretum

Amenities & Facilities


Rules & Regulations

Other Info

This park was once the site of the Muscatine County Farm. In its heyday residents helped work the farm and enjoyed the fruits of their labor!

Location & Maps

  • On Cedar Street in Muscatine, just off Highway 61
  • Park Map – aerial photo with trails, boundaries, etc