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Camping / Day Use Fees

2015 Fee Dates: May 15 - October 15

Cost: $8.00

Reservations Accepted: No

Boat Ramp: $3.00 per day or $30.00 annual pass

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Pleasant Creek Recreation Area

Bellevue, Iowa

The Pleasant Creek Recreation Area is rustic and relaxing with front row seats of the main channel of the Mississippi River. It is located 3 miles south of Bellevue, Iowa, along Highway 52. The campground has 55 first-come, first-serve campsites, drinking water, and vault toilets. There is no electrical service or flush toilets making this a perfect spot for primitive campers. The area has a sewer dump station and concrete boat ramp with direct access to the main channel.

Camping at Pleasant Creek is located in two locations – the main campground and the island. The area is monitored by a volunteer campground host who assists campers with the self-registration process and is available to answer visitor questions. 



        Pleasant Creek Recreation Area

                       19995 Hwy. 52
                     Bellevue, IA 52031


Contact Information

This campground has self registration and a volunteer host on site.

Dubuque Ranger Office: 563-582-0881