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Big Woods Lake Recreation Area

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Nice bike trail goes around the lake. There are also additional grass trails and a nature area on... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2014
Patrick A
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Cedar Falls, Iowa
Connected to the fabulous and extensive Cedar Valley Bike Trails

Now the bike trail goes around the full circumference! It’s a great place to connect with nature... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2014
sea-a
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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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Reviewed 16 July 2014

Nice bike trail goes around the lake. There are also additional grass trails and a nature area on one side of the lake. You can hear a highway in the distance but it is a relaxing place.

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Reviewed 16 April 2014

Now the bike trail goes around the full circumference! It’s a great place to connect with nature. It’s just across the Cedar River and through some woods and slough areas on the trail to Big Woods Lake. Biking, canoeing, kayaking, roller blade, fishing, walking, bird...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Big Woods Recreation area is a short walk away from Cedar Falls Main Street. There is a paved trail around the little lake with restrooms @ both sides of the park. It's a great trail to bicycle on when we are headed out for a...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

Big Woods is a quiet little get away where one can rest and renew with a walk, run , or bike ride through clean and beautiful trails around a small lake that occasional silent boats drift through.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 6 December 2012

Though there isn't a lot of shade, it has everything you need for a fun weekend. Had a great time with friends when they came to visit.

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