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All reviews julien dubuque interpretive center nature center hiking trails great trails great place to hike catfish mississippi river eagle scout french canadian worth a trip up hill beautiful park interesting history dubuque area horseshoe monument
The canyon in this park is breathtakingly gorgeous, in part because it's unexpected. Climb up to the overlook to see the river, and drive to the Julien Dubuque Monument for some Dubuque history and a closer view of the city.
With no fee to enter, and early and late hours, there are miles of forest and prairie to wander to your heart's content for any nature lover. This is a great retreat for an afternoon hike, jog, or bike ride, or even have a little...More
Great hiking, running or casual walking. Views of the river are great. Lots of trails, picnic spots and countryside. This is a great spot for all ages. There is at least one spot to launch a canoe. There is plenty of parking all over the...More
Visited interpretive center. Relatively small but presented well about the area. Exhibits includes animals, birds, indians, original family farms, and lead mining. Gift shop area. Donations. Call before visiting to check on hours due to budget cutbacks and volunteers at times. The rest of the...More
My family and I like taking walks through the Mines of Spain. You get amazing views of the Mississippi River. Good for all ages. I also like biking through the Mines of Spain, b/c you don't have much car traffic and there are some nice...More
Awesome place to walk, collect your thoughts, go as a group, or alone. The hiking trails are all scenic and easy to walk on. Some are more challenging for the paths wrapping around the hill side, and you can ride all the way through the...More
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Yes. It is posted 'on leash', but many do not. When we walk with a dog, I call her to come when I see another person and leash her. She obeys so it is easy. Also, one should plan on cleaning up the dirty. Dogs love the area... More
Yes. It is posted 'on leash', but many do not. When we walk with a dog, I call her to come when I see another person and leash her. She obeys so it is easy. Also, one should plan on cleaning up the dirty. Dogs love the area. But, as always, check for ticks afterwards.