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Area Description

Cedar Falls offers an eclectic mix of modern amenities while honoring its past - where cornfields and prairie grasses meet progressive industrial and commercial development. Home to the northernmost point on the American Discovery Trail, the county offers 106+ miles of hard-surfaced recreational trails, 10 miles of water trail, 6,000 acres of public hunting land, and 815 acres of lakes, rivers and streams where anglers will find walleye, large and smallmouth bass, catfish, crappie and bluegill in abundance. The area’s trails consist of series of loops where outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy a one mile stroll around the lake or a 50+ mile circle encompassing two vibrant and historic downtown entertainment districts. Named among the National Historic Trust’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations, downtown Cedar Falls also offers a charming mix of locally owned shops, eateries and nightlife. We have a flavorful mix of eateries, where the locally owned restaurant spots make actually outnumber the regional ones. Cedar Falls offers broadway live theatre in the Gallagher-Bluedorn performings Arts Center, plus lively and fun plays by the local theatre group at the Oster Regent Theatre. We are a college town, where the University Of Northern Iowa calls Cedar Falls home.

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   Home to the northernmost point on the American Discovery Trail, the county offers 106+ miles of hard-surfaced recreational trails.

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Named among the National Historic Trust’s Dozen Distinctive Destinations, downtown Cedar Falls offers a charming mix of locally owned shops, eateries and nightlife. We have a flavorful mix of eateries, where the locally owned restaurant spots make actually outnumber the regional ones. Cedar Falls offers broadway live theatre in the Gallagher-Bluedorn performings Arts Center, plus lively and fun plays by the local theatre group at the Oster Regent Theatre. The University of Northern Iowa calls Cedar Falls home and and also offers live theatre, musical performances, lectures and continuing education.

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 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  9.0  18.0  27.0  0.8 "
 Feb  15.0  23.5  32.0  1.0 "
 Mar  26.0  36.0  46.0  2.1 "
 Apr  37.0  49.0  61.0  3.7 "
 May  49.0  60.5  72.0  4.5 "
 Jun  59.0  70.0  81.0  5.0 "
 Jul  63.0  74.0  85.0  4.9 "
 Aug  60.0  71.0  82.0  4.3 "
 Sep  51.0  63.0  75.0  2.6 "
 Oct  39.0  50.5  62.0  2.5 "
 Nov  27.0  36.5  46.0  2.0 "
 Dec  14.0  22.5  31.0  1.2 "


Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the upper 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 20's and highs in the upper 20's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 10's.

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We have many volunteer opportunities for seniors that includes the Visitor Center, Downtown Main Street, Cedar Falls Historical Society, Gallgagher-Bluedron Performing Arts Center and the Oster Regent Theatre to name a few.

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