Parks and Featured Areas

The City of Dubuque maintains over 1,200 acres of parkland and over 300 facilities including an outdoor ice rink, baseball and softball diamonds, disc golf courses, skate parks, and much more. Whether you're visiting Dubuque for the first or hundredth time, there is something here for everyone.

Parks open every year for the season on the first Saturday of May and close on the fourth Sunday of October.

Want to reserve a pavilion?

The City of Dubuque offers multiple pavilion picnic shelters available for use by reservation. Reservations may be made 11 months in advance. These shelters can be found at the following parks:

- A.Y. McDonald Park
- Bee Branch Creek Greenway
- Bergfeld Recreation Area
- Eagle Point Park
- Flora Krey Wahlert Park
- Louis Murphy Park
- Miller Riverview Park and Campground
- Port of Dubuque
- Washington Park

Contact Us

Steve Fehsal
Park Division Manager


Leisure Services Department
2200 Bunker Hill Road
Dubuque, IA 52001

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

P: 563-589-4263
F: 563-589-4391