Mines of Spain Recreation Area

Location

8991 Bellevue Hts
Dubuque, IA 52003-9214
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Contact

Phone: 563-556-0620
minesofspain@gmail.com

The Mines of Spain consists of 1,439 acres of forest and prairie along the Mississippi River. The park is a National Historic Landmark and a state preserve. The E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center, a Scenic Byway Center, has displays on the park’s historical sites of farming, prairies, lead mining, Native Americans and wildlife. Trails connect visitors to a farmsite, forests, prairies, archaeological sites and wetlands.

 

Hours:

Park: 4 am-10:30 pm. Interpretive Center: Apr-Oct, Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat & Sun 12-4:30; Nov-Mar, Mon-Fri 9-4, Sat & Sun closed except for programming, call for program schedules.

Admission:

Free.

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