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Posted on: December 9, 2019

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

Our City parks are true winter wonderlands...

Our City parks will remain open and accessible to visitors year-round, however, water will be turned off so restrooms and drinking fountains will not be available, and pavilions will not be available to rent/utilize until the 2020 park season opens up on Saturday, May 2nd.

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

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 for payment; 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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