Eagle Point Park

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Eagle Point Park

Iowa

(563) 589-4263

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Overview

Eagle Point Park is one of the most outstanding parks in the midwest. 164 acres overlook the Mississippi River and Lock and Dam #11, providing a spectacular tri-state view of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. The exceptional use of native construction materials, craftsmanship and unique designs make the park one of the most beautiful in the midwest.

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Latitude, Longitude: 42.535319, -90.652376

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    The Trolley Line Trail is a half mile, paved bike / hike trail that follows the route of the original streetcar service to the park from the Ham House Museum parking lot to the turnaround, with a rest area including art work at the midpoint of the trail.

  • Hiking

    The Trolley Line Trail is a half mile, paved bike / hike trail that follows the route of the original streetcar service to the park from the Ham House Museum parking lot to the turnaround, with a rest area including art work at the midpoint of the trail.

  • Picnicking

    There are three pavilions located throughout the park. The Riverfront Pavilion, built in 1910, is the oldest pavilion in the park. Riverview walk was constructed in 1950 and quickly became the most popular area in the park. Viewing towers are available to the public, showcasing the panoramic view of Iowa, Wisconsin and Illinois, and Mississippi River Lock and Dam #11. The Shiras Memorial Pavilion is located at the walkway's end and was built in 1921, in honor of Judge Oliver Shiras, the person most responsible for the park's creation. The Riverfront Pavilion showcases a view of Lock and Dam #11. The Log Cabin Pavilion was constructed in 1939 with funds from the National Youth Administration. It overlooks Dubuque's Point area and downtown.

  • Tennis

    There are six tennis courts located throughout the park.

  • Wildlife Watching

    Viewing towers are available in the park for breathtaking views of wildlife and the beautiful surrounding scenery.

Phone Numbers

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(563) 589-4263

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