Mines of Spain State Recreation Area

Mines of Spain State Recreation Area


Location:Off US 52, on the south edge of Dubuque.
Facilities:Historic sites, visitor/interpretive center, hiking trails (14 miles), ski trails (4 miles), 5 nature walks, bird and butterfly garden, observation blind, picnic facilities.
Activities:Hiking, cross-country skiing, interpretive programs, hunting, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Rich in history, abundant wildlife, and unique plant communities, the park features the EB Lyons Interpretive Center and 600-acre Catfish Creek Preserve. It has been named a National Historic Landmark, a National Wildlife Federation Nature Area, and one of Iowa's Watchable Wildlife Areas.
Address:8991 Bellevue Heights
Dubuque, IA 52003

Phone:563-556-0620
Fax:563-556-8474
Web: www.iowadnr.com/parks/state_park_list/mines_spain.html
Size: 1,380 acres.

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