Your Place for River Recreation

The Cedar River meanders its way through Waverly, creating a variety of opportunities to enjoy nature at its finest. During the summer months the river is a gathering place for residents and visitors alike who are drawn to the open waters of the Cedar.

Pontoon boats float down the river exploring the shoreline and observing the bountiful wildlife that thrives along the Cedar. Anglers spend patient hours fishing their favorite spots for walleye and bass. Kayakers paddle the backwaters savoring the gentle breezes as the warm sunshine glistens on the water. Speed boats race down the main channel pulling skiers and tubers.

The Cedar provides winter recreation as well, as children and families congregate at Pelikan Park to ice skate or play a friendly game hockey.

There are countless opportunities to experience the natural beauty of the Cedar River in Waverly. We hope you will make Waverly your place for river recreation.

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