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Posted on: May 8, 2017

[ARCHIVED] National "Kids to Parks Day" - Saturday, May 20th

The City of Dubuque has joined the National Park Trust and communities across the country in proclaiming Saturday, May 20th, 2017, as the 7th Annual National "Kids to Parks Day".

In celebration of "Kids to Parks Day" on Saturday, May 20th, all vehicle entrance/admission fees to Eagle Point Park will be waived.

Opportunities to celebrate "Kids to Parks Day" are numerous in the Dubuque area.  The City of Dubuque offers 50 parks covering 1,209 acres and features trails, tennis, picnicking, fishing, skateboarding, in-line hockey, softball and baseball, playgrounds, disc golf, golf, camping and much more.  The Dubuque County Conservation Board manages 16 parks, preserves and recreation areas encompassing over 2,293 acres.  The Mines of Spain Recreation Area and E.B. Lyons Interpretive and Nature Center are located on 1,447 acres of wooded and prairie land and are managed by the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

For more information on the Dubuque parks, please visit us at or call 563-589-4263.

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