Fun at the BeachTake advantage of free or low-cost swimming options by visiting one of these area beaches!
F.W. Kent Park - Located just west of Tiffin, this beach has changing areas, pit toilets, and wash off stations. The beach area is open 11am to 8pm daily.
Lake Macbride - Located on the north arm of Lake Macbride, west out of Solon. Amenities include restrooms, wash off stations, and concessions. Boat rentals are also available nearby. Beach closes at 6pm daily.
Pleasant Creek State Park - This state recreation can be found approximately 15 miles northwest of Cedar Rapids, near Palo. The beach with swimming area is located on the north shore of the park's lake.
Sandy Beach - Located on Coralville Lake, and accessed by traveling through Shueyville. A day pass is $5/non-commercial vehicles or $2/adult for walk-in or bike-in. Children under 16 years old are free.
Sugar Bottom - Located on Coralville Lake, just off Mehaffey Bridge Rd. east of North Liberty. The public beach is located near the trail head and disc golf course. There is also a beach area within the campground area that is for registered campers only.
West Overlook - Located on Coralville Lake near the dam. To access, take Dubuque Street to West Overlook Road just north of Iowa City. A day pass is $5/non-commercial vehicles or $2/adult for walk-in or bike-in. Children under 16 years old are free.