US Army Corps of Engineers
Rock Island District Website

Yours to Discover


Marina 2020 Season:

April 16 - October 19

Boat Ramp Launch Fee:


*(free launch for registered campers in Corps parks and America the Beautiful Senior/Access Pass Holders)

Marina Cove Recreation Area

Marina Cove Recreation Area features a two lane boat ramp and full-service marina. Parking is available for approx. 7 non-tow vehicles and 57 vehicles with trailers attached in the paved lots. Additional parking is available in two gravel overflow lots for approx. 40 vehicles with trailers.  A courtesy dock is in place at the ramp seasonally as conditions allow.

Marina Cove Boat Ramp is closed at elevation 780 feet above sea level and above. To find the daily lake level and dam outflow go to or call the Corps office.


Marina Cove Recreation Area
1768 Highway G-28
Pella, IA  50219


Contact Information

Corps of Engineers Office:
Phone:  (641) 828-7522 or (641) 628-8690

Red Rock Marina:
Phone: (641) 627-5743