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Lock & Dam 11 Recreation Area

Dubuque, Iowa

Lock & Dam 11 is a day use facility offering an outdoor boat / wildlife viewing observation deck, restrooms, and picnic area. 

Walking tours of the lock & dam are held every Sunday at 2 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day weather permitting.  Meet at the overlook building. 

Lock & Dam 11 is located on the north end of Dubuque off of Kerper Boulevard.

For more information please call the Dubuque Ranger Office at 563-582-0881, or email us at

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