Parks and Recreation

Contact Information
Parks & Recreation Department

Northwest Recreation Center
1340 11th Street NW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52405

Phone: 319-286-5566
Fax: 319-538-0020
Weather Cancellation Hotline: 319-286-5700

Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Sat 12:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Sun 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

City Services Center (CSC)
500 15th Avenue SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404
Phone: 319-286-5566
Fax: 319-540-8843

Mon - Fri 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Department Contacts

Ushers Ferry Historic Village is open to the public for scheduled events and programs, depending on the season.
NOVEMBER - MAY (WINTER SEASON)An orange tractor pulling a hayrack full of people at Ushers Ferry
During the week our buildings are closed, but if private events are not scheduled, you are free to walk around the grounds between the hours of 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Just call 319-286-5763 or stop at the Visitors' Center first to check. Donations are appreciated and accepted.  

Ushers Ferry Historic Village is open for summer tours Monday - Friday, June 1 - August 31 (closed July 4) from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  and  Wednesdays, through August 25, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. The fee is $3.50/Adult and $2/Youth (ages 5-12).

Fall tour hours are Monday - Friday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. during the months of September and October. The village is closed on Labor Day.  

From I-380

Ushers Ferry is easily accessible from I-380 by taking the 42nd Street exit (24a) west, past Edgewood Road to Seminole Valley Road. Follow the signs from there.

From Highway 100
Ushers Ferry is accessible from Highway 100 by taking the Edgewood Road exit. Take Edgewood Road south to 42nd Street. Turn right on 42nd Street and follow the signs from there.

Map to Ushers Ferry

Contact Information
Ushers Ferry Historic Village
5925 Seminole Valley Trail NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa  52411
Phone: 319-286-5763
Fax: 888-423-2122

Office Hours
Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

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