Balltown Scenic Overlook

Balltown is a small community located on the Great River Road in northern Dubuque County, Iowa.  Located on a ridge overlooking the Mississippi River and the bluffs of Wisconsin, Balltown offers one of the more spectacular views of the Mississippi Valley. There is a scenic overlook in the town and another approximately .5 miles north of town. The elevation of the overlook is 1185 feet, approximately 585 feet above the river level.

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Latitude: 42.640322 Longitude: -90.870819 Elevation: 1169 ft
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Robert Loch

Accessibility Notes

Both overlooks provide off street parking.

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