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Current Recreation Area Status
Updated on July 17, 2018
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
  Lock & Dam 11 Overlook OPEN
  Blanding Landing OPEN

Pleasant Creek

Boat Ramp-OPEN; Campground-PARTIALLY CLOSED (Main side, fee sites-Open, Island-Closed)


 Thomson Big Slough OPEN
  Thomson Causeway OPEN
  Bulger's Hollow Boat Ramp OPEN; Day Use and Campground CLOSED
  Lock & Dam 13 OPEN
  Cattail Slough OPEN
  Fisherman's Corner North OPEN
Fisherman's Corner South
Project Office Locks & Dam 14 OPEN
Smith's Island
Visitor Center
Mississippi River Visitor Center

OPEN seven days a week from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
9am - 5pm
*See below for holiday closures


Muscatine Ranger Office Andalusia Slough OPEN
  Clark's Ferry PARTIALLY CLOSED (sites 1, 3-7); Boat Ramp - CLOSED
  Shady Creek PARTIALLY CLOSED (sites 12-53); Boat Ramp - CLOSED 
  Lock & Dam 16 Overlook OPEN
  Blanchard Island CLOSED
  Kilpeck Landing CLOSED
  Ferry Landing CLOSED
Fenway Landing
  Bear Creek CLOSED
  Canton Chute


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

 *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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