River's Edge

River's Edge is located on the Iowa side of the Missouri River in Council Bluffs, Iowa and features beautiful public spaces to enjoy the sights and sounds of the riverfront. 

Media Releases:
River's Edge Update Sept 2021
River's Edge Update March 2021

Evolution of River's Edge:

  • Restoration (2007) 
  • Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge (2008)
  • Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park  (2013)
  • Loessfest (2013-2018)
  • River's Edge Pavilion (2017)
  • 4200 Office Building (2019)
  • Several Apartments/ Townhomes/ Businesses (ongoing)

Future Plans for River's Edge 

  • Belle's Play Garden (2021)
  • Woodland Restoration (2021)
  • Tree Top Walk (2022)
  • Observation Tower (2023)
  • Climbing and Adventure Course (2023)
  • Pier (2024)

Southwest Iowa Nonprofit for Collective Impact (SINC) is conducting the fundraising and management for River's Edge Phase Four in partnership with the City of Council Bluffs.

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