The Mississippi Discovery Center has a range of activities, and the 3D Theatre shows fascinating movies such as Flying Monsters.There is also the River's Edge Café to replenish your energy after all the fun.It takes passengers from Fourth Street up to Fenelon Place, stretching296 feet in length and 189 feet up in the air. The Fenelon Place elevator is one of the best things to do in Dubuque, Iowa.
If you're lucky, you might see rare animals such as bobcats, flying squirrels, red-shouldered hawks, and bald eagles.
The park is a popular venue for local events and celebrations - about 1,200 are held each year.
Miles of hiking, biking, and walking trails weave through the park along the old trolley line starting at Shiras Avenue and ending at the large statue of an eagle.
There are more than a dozen aquariums with living representatives of the animals living in the Mississippi River, a historic Train Depot, steamboat William M.
Black, Woodward Wetland, steam boilers, a blacksmith shop, the Pfohl Boatyard, a stream, raptor aviaries, and much more.