Blackhawk Park

Blackhawk Park is located on a forested bend of the main channel of the Mississippi River in the scenic river bluffs.  The park is the largest public use facility in Pool 9 of the Mississippi River, offering a wide variety of recreational activities.  Visitors commonly see a variety of wildlife, including bald eagles, blue herons, ducks, geese, whitetail deer and wild turkey in the park.

Park rangers provide a variety of programs and activities throughout the summer.  Interpretive programs are based on recreation, local history and the environment.  Other activities range from guided walks and campfire talks, to natural craft programs.

The campground offers over 120 campsites, including 73 with electrical hookups.  Flush and vault toilets, showers, and drinking water are provided, as are picnic tables and fire rings.  Two picnic shelters, two boat ramps, two playgrounds, a volleyball court, horseshoe pits, fishing dock, and a dump station are located on-site and available for use by anyone.

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Latitude: 43.457415 Longitude: -91.222522 Elevation: 630 ft
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Hours Open

Daily: 8 am - 10 pm

Seasons Open

April 15 - October 31

Visitor Fees

Camping - $24 per night on electric sites; $18 per night on non-electric sites. Day Use Fees (boat launches) are $5. America the Beautiful and Senior Access passes are accepted and honor a 50% discount on all fees.

Accessibility Notes

Our park is ADA compliant and all areas are accessible.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service animals welcome.  Cats and dogs are allowed in the park on a 6-foot leash and the owner picks up after the pet.


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