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Current Recreation Area Status
Updated on April 21, 2017
Click on the ranger station or recreation area names for more information.

Any new status will be bold

Ranger Station

Recreation Area


Dubuque Grant River OPEN-Primitive Camping
  Lock & Dam 11 Overlook OPEN
  Blanding Landing OPEN-Primitive Camping

Pleasant Creek  

 Thomson Big Slough OPEN-Courtesy Boat Dock Removed
  Thomson Causeway OPEN-Primitive Camping
  Bulger's Hollow CLOSED-Primitive Camping; Boat Ramp-OPEN
  Lock & Dam 13 OPEN; Boat Ramp-OPEN
  Cattail Slough CLOSED
  Fisherman's Corner North CLOSED 
Fisherman's Corner South
Project Office Locks & Dam 14 OPEN
Smith's Island
Visitor Center
Mississippi River Visitor Center
Open Tuesday - Saturday
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
*See below for holiday closures          


Muscatine Ranger Office Andalusia Slough OPEN-Primitive Camping
  Clark's Ferry Campground-CLOSED; Boat Ramp-CLOSED, Courtesy Boat Dock Removed
  Shady Creek Partially Open-Lower loop closed
  Lock & Dam 16 Overlook OPEN
  Blanchard Island CLOSED
  Kilpeck Landing CLOSED
  Ferry Landing CLOSED
Fenway Landing CLOSED
  Bear Creek CLOSED
  Canton Chute


  Lock 19 Overlook OPEN
  Lock & Dam 21 Overlook OPEN
  John Hay OPEN
  Park-N-Fish OPEN
  Lock & Dam 22 Boat Ramp OPEN

 *The Mississippi River Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving Day, at noon on Christmas Eve, on Christmas Day and on New Year's Day

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