Campground Programs at Corps of Engineers Parks
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project invites campers
and the visiting public to attend campground programs held at Clark's Ferry
and Shady Creek Recreation Areas. Throughout the summer, from Memorial Day to Labor Day, presenters will cover a host of topics for all to enjoy. As a
reminder, all campground programs are subject to cancellation or rescheduling
in the event of rain or severe weather. Programming for the months of August
and September includes the following:
* Saturday, August 6, 2011, 7 PM, Shady Creek Campground, Mike Hutchison of
Iowa Parrot Rescue will present his parrots and explain his rescue program.
* Saturday, August 13, 2011, 6 PM at Shady Creek Campground and 7:30 PM at
Clark's Ferry Campground, The Muscatine County Conservation Board will
present wildlife programs with live animals.
* Saturday, August 27, 2011, 7 PM, Clark's Ferry Campground, Meet Ed Kocal
from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources to talk about boating safety &
* Saturday, September 3, 2011, 8 PM, Shady Creek Campground, The Quad City
Astronomy Club will bring along telescopes to view the different stars and
constellations in the sky.
* Sunday, September 4, 2011, 6 PM, Shady Creek Campground, Kendall Davis will
present information on how a boomerang works and demonstrated the flight of
several different types of boomerangs. The audience is encouraged to try
throwing some of the different boomerangs during portions of the
Clark's Ferry Campground is located just off Highway 22 at 3860
Sunset Beach, Montpelier, IA 52759. Clark's Ferry offers 45 campsites,
electrical hookups, shower and restroom facilities, drinking water, a dump
station, playground, boat launch and wood.
Shady Creek Campground is located at 3550 Highway 22, Muscatine, IA
52761. Shady Creek offers 53 campsites, electrical hookups, shower and
restroom facilities, drinking water, a dump station, playground, boat launch
To reserve a campsite, contact the National Recreation Reservation
Service toll free at (877) 444-6777. Campsites are also available on a
first-come, first-served basis. For more information, please contact the
Muscatine Park Rangers by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (563) 263-7913.