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Current Recreation Area Status
Updated on December 11, 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-Primitive Camping
  Lock & Dam 11 Overlook OPEN
  Blanding Landing OPEN

Pleasant Creek



 Thomson Big Slough OPEN
  Thomson Causeway PARTIALLY OPEN, All restrooms are closed and utilities are shut off for the winter
  Bulger's Hollow Boat Ramp & Day Use OPEN; Camping closed for the season
  Lock & Dam 13 OPEN
  Cattail Slough CLOSED
  Fisherman's Corner North CLOSED
Fisherman's Corner South
Project Office Locks & Dam 14 OPEN
Smith's Island
Visitor Center
Mississippi River Visitor Center

OPEN Tuesday - Saturday 9am - 5pm
Labor Day to Memorial Day.
*See below for holiday closures


Muscatine Ranger Office Andalusia Slough Campground CLOSED; Day Use and Boat Ramp OPEN
  Clark's Ferry Campground CLOSED; Boat Ramp and Day Use Area OPEN
  Shady Creek Campground Partially OPEN-Sites 1-11; Boat Ramp and Day Use Area OPEN
  Lock & Dam 16 Overlook OPEN
  Blanchard Island OPEN
  Kilpeck Landing OPEN
  Ferry Landing CLOSED
Fenway Landing OPEN
  Bear Creek OPEN
  Canton Chute


  Lock 19 Overlook OPEN
  Lock & Dam 21 Overlook OPEN
  John Hay OPEN
  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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