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Lock & Dam 11 Recreation Area

Dubuque, Iowa

Lock & Dam 11 is a day use facility offering an outdoor boat / wildlife viewing observation deck, restrooms, and picnic area. 

Walking tours of the lock & dam are held Memorial Day through Labor Day weather permitting. Contact the Dubuque Ranger Station for more information. 

Lock & Dam 11 is located at 3000 Lock & Dam Road, Dubuque, Iowa 52001.

To contact Lock and Dam 11 staff about lockage times and availability call 563-582-1204.

For more information about the recreation area please call the Dubuque Ranger Office at 563-582-0881, or email us at

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