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Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center at Rock Creek

Education about the Mississippi River and all the life that it supports draws tourists from all over the country and the world.
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Our state-of-the-art Eco Tourism Center will educate and entertain tourists, as well as provide an excellent place for local schools, families, clubs and all folks to explore our great Mississippi River heritage!

Come see the big fish of Iowa display and our new 8,000 gallon aquarium with local river fish species. Come for an afternoon visit or a stay in the campground. Rent a canoe, kayak or paddle boat and explore the backwaters. Or go on a naturalist-guided cruise aboard the Blue Heron pontoon boat. This summer, make the Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center the starting point for your Mississippi River Adventure! Please call the Eco Center at 563-259-1876 to find out our hours. 

The Eco Tourism Center includes:

Exhibits Include:

  • 8,000 gallon river fish aquarium
  • Wildlife of the river eco-system
  • Turtle Island Display
  • Giant Cottonwood
  • Iowa State Record Fish Display
  • Touch Tank
  • Riverbank Display

Conservation Board

2308-255th Street
Grand Mound, IA 52751
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Mailing Address

P.O. Box 68
Grand Mound, IA 52751

Contact Information

563-847-7204 (Fax)

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