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Credit Island Park and Natural Historic Preserve



Credit Island Park will be closed to the public (vehicular, pedestrian and cyclists) for safety while City staff participate in an In-Service Training. The park will reopen to public after 4PM. The causeway will still be accessible. (Please note: the Open House showings at Credit Island Lodge will begin at 4PM on 11/30).

November:  Wednesday, 11/8, 11/15; Thursday, 11/30 
December:  Wednesday, 12/6

Credit Island Park is a 450 acre park and historic location located at 2301 West River Drive.

Amenities include:   This photo is taken from the entrance of the  Credit Island Lodge, the photo features a blue and silver sign with a pelican that reads "Credit Island Lodge".  The background slightly shows the Mississippi River with a light snowfall covering the ground.

  • 2 Baseball Diamonds
  • Basketball Courts
  • Boat Ramp
  • The newly renovated Credit Island Lodge which is available for rent for a variety of gatherings
  • 18 hole disc golf course
  • Multiple historic areas
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Nature Trails
  • 2 Playgrounds
  • 4 Reservable Shelters (do not have electricity available)
  • Restrooms
  • 2 Tennis Courts

Credit Island Lodge
Fee: $650 for all day ($300 Deposit)
$50/hr for 8 hrs, Fri-Sun ($300 Deposit)
$50/hr for 4 hrs, Mon-Thurs
$50 for each additional hour
Capacity: 200 (seating capacity approximately 115)

Amenities: Restrooms, serving kitchen (no stove), refrigerator, tables, seating for 115, heated, and air conditioned.
Reservations can be made 365 days in advance but should be made at least 30 days in advance of your special event. Reservations can be made in person at The River's Edge, 700 W River Dr. and cannot be made over the phone or online. 

Open House Showings for Credit Island Lodge

Interested in reserving Credit Island Lodge for your special occasion but would like to see it before reserving? Staff will be onsite each week to open the Credit Island Lodge for viewings.  No need to schedule a showing or let us know you are coming, simply drop by Thursdays 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.* (Please note: the Open House showings will begin at 4PM on the following dates: 9/7, 9/14, 10/12, 10/19, 11/30, 12/6).

Want to take a tour of the space, but cannot see it during the Open House Showings? A virtual tour of the lodge is now available!