The Mines of Spain in Dubuque

Place/Event: The Mines of Spain Recreation Area and E.B.Lyons Interpretive and Nature Center
Location: 8991 Bellevue Heights Rd, Dubuque, IA 52003
Cost: Free
Grade/age range: Prek-12
Group size: large or small
Hands-on: Yes
Stroller friendly: Yes
Bathrooms: Yes
Food: No
Water: Yes

The Mines of Spain is a huge park, with lots of history, hiking and more. We only explored a tiny portion of all this park has to offer.

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Julien Dubuque Monument

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looking south

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looking north

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meadow

 

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trees along trail

*** this would be a fun place to bring the kids dressed up in medieval costumes while studying history! Who doesn’t want to play “castles and knight” by a real castle?

While in the area we also visited Fenelon Place Elevator

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