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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Parks - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance; Port of Dubuque 15 Months in Advance

Our City parks are open and accessible to visitors year-round, however, water will be turned off so restrooms and drinking fountains will not be available from the end of October through the end of May/early June.


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.  Check out our new Parks Division web page for an online map of Dubuque’s parks at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks.


Reservations may be made online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks (for most pavilions) or by CALLING* the Leisure Services Department at 563-589-4263.  Payment is required at time reservation is made.  If reservation is made online or by telephone, MasterCard or Visa credit card will be required for payment.  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.


*Our office is TEMPORARILY CLOSED due to COVID-19, so please call our office at 563-589-4263 or email us at parkrec@cityofdubuque.org.  Thank you.


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. 

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