Blanding Landing Recreation Area Opens for the 2014 Season

Published April 28, 2014

Dubuque, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the opening of Blanding Landing Recreation Area on May 9, 2014.

Facilities at the park include 30 sites with electrical hookups, 7 non-electric sites, shower building with flush toilets, on site camp host, law enforcement patrol, public telephone, boat ramp, courtesy dock, play ground, amphitheater and group picnic area.

There is no charge to enter the recreation area.  The camping fees are $14.00 per night for electrical sites and $10.00 per night for non-electric sites.

To make campsite reservations online please visit or call the National Recreation Reservation Service toll free at (877) 444-6777.  Reservations may also be made in person at the campground fee booth beginning May 9th.

Blanding Landing Recreation Area is located at 5720 S. River Road, Hanover, Illinois 61041.  For additional information please contact:  Dubuque Park Rangers, 2595 Kerper Boulevard, Dubuque, Iowa 52001 or call (563) 582-0881.

Bret Streckwald

Release no. 14-025