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Eagle Point Park

Shiras Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52004
+1 563-589-4263
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Beautiful views

Beautiful park with many picnic areas, a bandshell and spectacular views of the Mississippi River... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Connie S
Santa Fe, United States
Nice view of the locks

After arriving in Dubuque on the Twilight River Boat, we opted to take The Trolley Tour of Dubuque... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Newton, Iowa
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  • Average2%
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“lock and dam” (76 reviews)
“fish pond” (20 reviews)
“tennis courts” (13 reviews)
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Shiras Avenue, Dubuque, IA 52004
+1 563-589-4263
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful park with many picnic areas, a bandshell and spectacular views of the Mississippi River & surrounding bluffs. My parents took us there many times for picnics and to watch the barges go through the locks. So it was very nostalgic to enjoy the park...More

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 6 days ago

After arriving in Dubuque on the Twilight River Boat, we opted to take The Trolley Tour of Dubuque up to the park Even though it was close to dusk we were able to get up to the viewing point as a Tow was locking through....More

Thank 47mike60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is very clean and has beautiful views. We got there just in time to see a barge go through the lock. Pretty neat and only $1.

Thank postmel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place in the bluffs surrounding the Mighty Mississippi to see great views of the awesome river. The best spot to see the river since I was at Wyalusing state park in Wisconsin. A must see item in the Dubuque area. The $1.00 admission is...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The park is up on a high bluff & has great views of the river & the locks. The parks itself is very lovely.

Thank skyhawk13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great park just a couple of minutes north of Dubuque overlooking the Mississippi River. A tranquil, large, spacious park with lots of people, accessible parking picnic grounds, wedding chapel. The view to the east out to the Mississippi is incredible. It has...More

Thank WillG568
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a quiet place to have a picnic, relax have lunch with a friend, or just take a walk or ride through it. If you walk in the back gate you do not have to pay the entrance fee of $1.00. There is a...More

Thank Flora1Chokey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just taking the kids up. o for a picnic. Walk over to the fish pond. Just walk the park. If you have some change let the kids look thought the viewers. You can see the Wis side and the boats going though the lock and...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The park is well worth the $1.00 admission, or go around to the back entrance and park by the gate for free. The park overlooks the Mississippi river and lock and dam #11. very pretty anytime of the year. The park was built in the...More

Thank Ray P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick stop to look at the Locks on the river. Beautiful Park, lots of picnic locations, playgrounds, shelters, trails. We were able to get out of the car and watch couple of boats as they manuevered through the locks.

Thank Married40
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Angela K
11 October 2017|
Response from nancy p | Reviewed this property |
There is not bike trails at the park but there is a trail near the park to ride and you would be riding the bikes along the Mississippi River!! You can rent bikes and not exactly sure where but maybe at cat fish Charlie's???? More
21 June 2016|
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Response from Susan T | Reviewed this property |
Only in cars according to the Eagle Point Park website. There are many places for picnicking at Eagle Point Park. Go to city of Dubuque org - eagle point park
10 June 2016|
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Response from Daniel P E | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge Dan Ernst