Pedestrian travel in Davenport is subject to possible weather extremes. Winters can be very cold with sub-freezing temperatures and snow. You may need to stay in on particularly cold days. Summers are hot so ensure that you remain hydrated throughout your walk.
This neighborhood is a historic district with even some mansions located in the region. Architecture varies but includes Tudor Revival, Mediterranean Revival, Colonial Revival, Dutch Colonial, Georgian, and American Craftsman. There are even some brick streets remaining in the neighborhood that are still in good condition. Because of the thick vegetation and winding roads, be sure that when you walk your dog in the area, you are careful to watch out for traffic.
Lindsay Park is located on the southwest corner of McClellan Heights. This 31-acre park is part of the historic neighborhood designation and features architectural sculptures along the Riverfront Parkway.
The Riverfront Trail runs along the Mississippi River and is open to pedestrians and pets on leashes as well as cyclists and skaters. On the southeast corner of the region, Meier Park also has a baseball diamond and a paved pedestrian path running through it where you can walk your leashed dog. There are large open spaces and trees in the park to enjoy.
A little to the north, Duck Creek Park is a 211-acre park and golf course with a bike trail and sports facilities, playgrounds, and picnic sites. There is a lilac garden here as well as a pavilion, and many weddings and wedding photos take place here! Dogs are not allowed in all of the areas of Duck Creek Park, so be sure to watch for signage.