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Posted on: October 17, 2019

City Parks are OPEN until October 27th - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance

The City of Dubuque offers 50 parks covering 973 acres and features trails, camping, disc golf, fishing, in-line hockey, picnicking, playgrounds, tennis, trails, skateboarding, softball and baseball, and more.  An online map of Dubuque's parks is available at  The 2019 park season is open through Sunday, October 27th.

Reservations may be made online at (for most pavilions) or by calling the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  Payment is required at time reservation is made.  If reservation is made online or by telephone, MasterCard or Visa credit card will be required; if reservation is made in person, payment will be accepted with cash, check or credit card (MasterCard or Visa).

Reservations for park pavilions may be made 11 months in advance; reservations for the Port of Dubuque Alliant Energy Amphitheater and/or the American Trust River's Edge Plaza may be made 15 months in advance.

Pavilions/Council Ring Areas are available to rent in A.Y. McDonald, Bee Branch, Bergfeld Recreation, Eagle Point, Flora, Jackson, Miller Riverview, Murphy, Port of Dubuque and Washington Parks. 

For further information, please contact the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.  Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.

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