Attractions

Eldridge-Long Grove Recreational Trial
The trail was completed in 2011 and funded with grant dollars by the Cities of Eldridge and Long Grove and by Scott County.  The trail is a favorite for bicyclists, walkers, and runners.  The Trail is not maintained during the winter months and is closed from December 1st through March 15th.
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Alexander Brownlie Sod House
A sod house dating from Iowa's prairie located on the north side of Long Grove. The house, built in 1838 by the Brownlie Brothers is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Buffalo Bill Cody Homestead
Located two miles southwest of McCausland. Buffalo Bill's father built the stone house in 1847. It has been restored to its original condition and has been furnished with period furniture. Buffalo and Texas Longhorn cattle graze on the surrounding land.

Scott County Park
A 1280-acre park located nine miles north of the Quad Cities and two miles east of Long Grove. The park has many picnic areas and shelters with tables, grills and/or fireplaces. It offers baseball fields, playground equipment, a radio-controlled airplane site, nature trails, an equestrian area and four unique camping areas. Modern restrooms and showers are available. An Olympic size pool has lifeguards and offers summer swimming lessons. Winter sports include - sledding, cross-country skiing, tobogganing and a rope tow are available. For more information contact 563-381-1114.

Glynns Creek Golf Course
Located in Scott County Park. 18-hole course featuring tree-lined fairways on a gently rolling terrain and very little water in play. Four sets of tees on each hole. Playing is an experience for the outdoor enthusiast. For more information contact 563-825-6444.

Dan Nagle's Walnut Grove Pioneer Village
Located on the north side of Scott County Park on Country Road F33. The village is a popular tourist site, a replica of a typical 19th century pioneer village. Many of the buildings have been donated and renovated to preserve the historic character of the 1830's to 1930's. For information on events call 563-381-1114.

Cody Trail
A 25-½ mile trail is named after Buffalo Bill Cody, an Indian Scout, buffalo hunter and Wild West showman. Cody was born in the Mississippi River town of LeClaire and later moved to rural Scott County. The trail offers historic sites, area heritage, rich farmland and fresh air.