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Eagle Point Park

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Most beautiful spot in Dubuque, Iowa

You can see charming views of Iowa, Illinios, and Wisconsin countryside. If you are there at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dubuque, Iowa
Breath-taking Views

Yearly we enjoy traveling to Eagle Point Park to enjoy the changing of the leaves within the park... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2018
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish pond”(24 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You can see charming views of Iowa, Illinios, and Wisconsin countryside. If you are there at the right time you will be able to the bald eagles that reside in the surrounding area. It has nice areas for kids to play in and many different...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank haynes8751
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Yearly we enjoy traveling to Eagle Point Park to enjoy the changing of the leaves within the park and to look out over the Mississippi to the views across the river. The park charges a very small entrance fee which is well worth spending. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank clc684
Reviewed 7 November 2018

We enjoyed a leisurely walk above the river. We got to see a barge go through the lock and dam. It is an amazing sight. We heard a tree fall not to far from us. There were children having a picnic lunch and playing. What...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SeeShirley
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This park is great! Excellent view of the Mississippi and Lock & Dam #11. Very well maintained. $1 per car to get in. Lot's of parking. Lot's of things for the kiddo's to do. A great "fish pond", and a wading pond for the kids....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RichDBQ
Reviewed 5 November 2018

It cost us a whole dollar to visit--for the car full.We ending up actually seeing eagles because your so far up above the Mississippi. The views are great.During the summer they have this giant man made pool area that has koi fish in it.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank suedo66
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Very large park with many different areas to view. Nice spot overlooking the locks on the river near the parking lot.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jaylbay
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Park was easy to find using gps. Only $1 fee per car to enter. The viewing area had nice paths & beautiful views of the river. We were able to see the lock used twice during our 30 min walk.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Amy_WDM
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We were able to watch the entire lock and dam process and saw the barge complete it’s journey! That was cool. The park itself seemed small, but the views were lovely.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 18 October 2018

This is a beautiful state park. It has gorgeous views of the river and lots of walking trails/sidewalks. It's only $1.00 to enter the park and it's open until 10:00 PM. Lot's of trees, plenty of space to have a nice picnic or BBQ. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MrsD0523
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully maintained park with breathtaking views of the river. Lots of walking paths and places to sit to take in the views. Plenty of room to run around with the family. Nice picnic areas with grills and picnic benches to enjoy a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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3 April 2018|
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Response from Flora1Chokey | Reviewed this property |
From the back gates of the park, you are approximately 500 - 600 yards from over-looking the locks. There are no stairs to the fence over-looking the locks. Once the park opens on Mother's Day, there is parking within 30... More
Ellen L
21 March 2018|
Response from Flora1Chokey | Reviewed this property |
Eagle Point Park does not officially open until Mother's Day in May. However, you can still enter the park via the back entrance. You must walk through the gate, you will not be allowed to drive a vehicle. The Mines of Spain... More
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