Become a member

Join us in protecting the river.

For more than 30 years, River Action members have worked to improve our common RiverWay, encouraging greater access to the riverfront, helping build and expand riverfront recreation trails, protecting endangered habitat and cleaning up the river and RiverWay. Your membership supports the mission of a healthier Mississippi River and more vibrant Quad Cities.

  • Action membership ($130) – Includes benefits of individual membership, Riverine Walks (up to two heads of household and dependent children under the age of 18), and 2 tickets to a River Action event (Choose one from Ride The River, Taming of the Slough Adventure Race, Floatzilla Paddlesport Festival, Senior Riverfront Golf Cart Tour, Channel Cat Talks).
  • Household membership ($75) – Includes benefits of individual membership plus Riverine Walks (Up to two heads of household and dependent children under the age of 18.)
  • Individual membership ($45): – Includes membership card, eddy Magazine and Riverine Walks.
  • Student membership ($20) – Includes membership card, eddy Magazine and Riverine Walks.



A vibrant, engaged community is necessary to increase support for initiatives to preserve, protect and enhance our shared RiverWay.

Quality of life

Quality of life is improved by a greater appreciation and understanding of the importance of the Mississippi River and its place within the Quad Cities region.

Nominations now open for 2018 Eddy Awards

eddy: 1. moving against the current. 2. a departure from the main current of thought or life.

River Action is seeking nominations for its 19th Annual Eddy Awards.

CLICK HERE to go to the online nomination form.

Or, you can CLICK HERE to download the nomination form, complete and mail to: River Action, 822 E. River Drive, Davenport, IA 52803.

RiverWay E-Tour

River Action's e-Tour brings new technology to the riverfront and creates opportunities to engage new audiences

QR Codes and web addresses have replaced the phone numbers from River Action’s Audio Tour.

Simply scan the QR Code or type in the web address and you are linked to a mobile web page with information on RiverWay art, historical significance of river landmarks, wildlife and other information about Mississippi River and riverfront.

RiverWay Water Trails

Experience Mississippi River as it was first discovered. . . while paddling!

The Quad Cities area is rich with water. Paddling conditions on the Mississippi and Rock Rivers are perfect for multi-day excursions with camping access, afternoon urban getaways, and getting in touch with nature for all levels of paddlers.

RiverWay Trails

Welcome to RiverWay – the Quad Cities' scenic stretch of the Mississippi River with almost 100 miles of area parks, trails and overlooks between the river bluffs.

Enjoy America's most famous river by walking or biking along its paved riverfront trails.

Contact Us

River Action, Inc.
822 E. River Drive
Davenport, Iowa 52803
Phone: (563) 322-2969

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