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The Cedar Valley neighborhood is southeast of and down the Cedar River from Cedar Rapids. The community is relatively small and isolated. Its southwest corner borders the east bank of the river. Neighborhood homes are small ranch- and cottage-style residences on narrow roads.
Among the schools serving the Cedar Valley neighborhood are Prairie High School, Thomas Jefferson High School, Johnson Elementary School, and Cedar Valley Christian School. The local Texas Roadhouse restaurant has won several awards, including making the list of Best Family Restaurants by Parents Magazine. Steaks, chicken, and seafood are their specialties.
For outdoor enthusiasts, the 4900-acre Coralville Lake recreation area offers seven miles of hiking trails and five boat ramps. The Devonian Fossil Gorge contains fossils dating back 375 million years. The Cedar Family Nature Trail is a 52-mile trail for hiking and biking that connects Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids. It was built on an old railway bed and travels through small towns, farmlands, and forests. Permits are required to access certain portions of this trail.
Ellis Park is a 415-acre park on the banks of the Cedar River. Visitors can rent rowboats, canoes, and paddleboats. There are areas for water skiing and swimming. Tennis, golf, baseball, and volleyball facilities are also on site.
The Planet X Fun Center offers activities such as Spaceball and Jumpshot. It also has laser tag, rock climbing, bumper cars, and miniature golf, as well as other fun activities. Cinemas close to Cedar Valley include Collins Road Theatres, Wehrenberg Galaxy 16 Cinemas, and Carmike Wynnsong 12–Cedar Rapids.