Located on the outskirts of Dubuque, Swiss Valley Park’s setting is picturesque and quiet, offering shaded picnic areas along rocky creek banks, a playground and sports fields, in addition to modern camping sites with shower and restroom facilities. Not located on the river, but very popular with nice amenities for such a quiet, remote location.
Phone: 563.556.6745 or 563.588.8041
Located just six miles north of Dubuque, this river access area offers excellent picnic and camping facilities, with accessible showers and restrooms. The boat ramp provides boater access to Mississippi River Pool No. 11 and marine fuel is available at the adjacent Hawkeye/Arrowhead Marina. A year-round park ranger is in residence at Mud Lake Park.
Located within the city limits of Dubuque, this popular park and campground sits right on the river and offers camping, fishing, picnicking, playground equipment, and biking, walking, and rollerblading along a 1-mile recreational trail. Please visit the website (below) for more information about Miller Riverview Park.