SHADY CREEK, IA

Shady Creek Campground is a 22-acre park where campers enjoy getaways on the banks of the Mississippi River. A nature trail, shore fishing and fantastic bird watching are offered at Shady Creek.The park has spectacular views of the Mississippi River. Many trees throughout the campground...
Status: Open through Sat Oct 25 2014   Season Dates

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  • "FIREWOOD ALERT" - Prevent the spread of EAB. All firewood originating from out-of-state or from a quarantined county is prohibited in this facility. Purchase firewood from a local vendor. Do Not bring firewood from home. Click www.missriver.org and click on the "Emerald Ash Borer Firewood Alert" picture/link for more information.
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    SHADY CREEK STANDARD ELECTRIC 6 42 Back-In
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    ** Arrival dates earlier than the online-reservation-window may also be available at the campground.
    *** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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    Overview

    Overview

    Shady Creek Campground is a 22-acre park where campers enjoy getaways on the banks of the Mississippi River. A nature trail, shore fishing and fantastic bird watching are offered at Shady Creek.

    Natural Features:

    The park has spectacular views of the Mississippi River. Many trees throughout the campground provide great places to lounge in the shade.

    The Upper Mississippi River begins at the headwaters of Lake Itasca, Minnesota and flows 1,250 miles to Cairo, Illinois where it joins the Ohio River.

    Recreation:

    The Mississippi River draws many anglers annually. The most popular fish species is the channel catfish; bluegill, walleye and northern pike are also found in the river.

    Picnicking and playing horseshoes is a popular activity in the park.

    Facilities:

    The park's campsites contain 50-amp electric hookups, campfire rings and picnic tables. Flush toilets and showers are provided. A boat ramp and playground are on-site.

    Nearby Attractions:

    Wildcat Den State Park is just north of Shady Creek, offering hiking trails and the historic Pine Creek Grist Mill built in 1848.

    The Mark Twain National Wildlife Refuge is a 40-minute drive downstream. Trails and observation decks are open to the public. Hunting and fishing are allowed in many area of the refuge.

    Booking Window

    GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC

    Sun Aug 24 2014 - Sat Aug 22 2015

    Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

    STANDARD ELECTRIC

    Mon Aug 25 2014 - Sun Feb 22 2015

    Reservations must be made 3 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

    Season Dates

    Season Schedule

    Park Season Start End
    Peak Fri May 02 2014 Sat Oct 25 2014
    Services and Amenities
    Within Facility
    • Accessible Flush Toilets
    • Amphitheater
    • Boat Ramp
    • Drinking Water
    • Dump Station
    • Hiking
    • Horseshoe Pit
    • Host
    • Parking Area
    • Picnic Shelters
    • Playground
    • Self Pay Station
    • Showers
    • Trash Collection
    Fees and Cancellation Policies

    Fees and Cancellation

    Fee Information
    Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

    Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
    Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

    Changes and Cancellations
    A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


    Facility Rates*
    Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
    Peak Season
    May 02 2014 -
    Oct 25 2014
    STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00-$18.00
    GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $25.00

    *Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
    **Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
    Getting There
    GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
    41.4475, -90.87722
    41°26'51"N, 90°52'38"W

    From Davenport, Iowa, drive west on Highway 22 about 17 miles and turn at the Shady Creek sign.
    Contact Information

    Mailing Address:

    SHADY CREEK
    3550 HWY 22
    MUSCATINE  IA  52761

    Phone Number:

    Information:  (563)262-8090