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Swiss Valley Park

Open Now: 06:30 - 22:30
Open today: 06:30 - 22:30
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Beautiful Hidden Gem To Visit!

This Park is well known by locals who visit for the perfect day trip or weekend getaway. It is in... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Brigham City, Utah

Wonderful place to visit with your family! Great playgrounds, bathrooms, picnic tables, and fire... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Dubuque, Iowa
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30 Jul 2018
“Beautiful Hidden Gem To Visit!”
30 Jun 2017
Swiss Valley Park offers 62 wooded acres along the meandering course of spring-fed Catfish Creek which is stocked with trout by the Iowa DNR each year. Located 4.5 miles southwest of Dubuque off Highway 20 west or Highway 151 south. This park was...more
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13606 Swiss Valley Rd, Peosta, IA 52068-9723
+1 563-556-6745
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

This Park is well known by locals who visit for the perfect day trip or weekend getaway. It is in a wooded area in a quiet peaceful setting. The trails are well groomed and clean quiet through the week with more use on weekends. Wildlife...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

Wonderful place to visit with your family! Great playgrounds, bathrooms, picnic tables, and fire pits.

1  Thank alyssawiez
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have been going to this park for 40 years. It is still my favorite. It is well kept up and clean. We still have our family reunions there. We would not even consider a different park.

Thank fluffy19572013
Reviewed 13 November 2015

I live around the area and started going to this park when I was little. We would splash around the stream and just overall have a great time on the playground equipment. As we got older, this was also a fun place to drive through...More

1  Thank Shawni_and_Buck
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Whenever I drive north on US 151 towards the Dubuque area I have always spied the signs leading travelers to various attractions and parks. THIS one was finally checked off my "to do" list. The road leading to this place winds back and forth which...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 12 June 2015

This is a lovely campground area in a very picturesque and quiet area. It is a very short hop to the city of Dubuque for everything you would need in a city.

Thank gatwytvl
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We went hiking here last weekend and it was very pleasant in mid-April with little wildflowers blooming and other foliage just beginning to bloom. There were a variety of birds around, and there is a stream below where a few fisherman were trying their luck....More

1  Thank anigre
Reviewed 10 December 2014

I recently took a trip to Swiss Valley Park and Nature Center near Peosta, IA. The park itself doesn't have much to offer this time of year besides hiking but I can see why people camp here. The campsite has a great restroom and shower...More

Thank mmbreitbach
Reviewed 2 August 2014

Great place to spend hours. The Nature Center has displays about the local animals, local plants, etc. The area has creeks to fish , flatlands and hilly areas. Actually the flat area is surrounded by beautiful hills. All areas have maintained/natural trails for a nice...More

1  Thank C H E
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Located on the outskirts of Dubuque, Iowa, this is a nice natural area for hiking and some fishing. We visited on 7/19, and the newer Nature Center there is very nice. They have quite a few nice indoor display and exploration areas and a very...More

2  Thank Lance M
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