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Artful stroll

We enjoyed the artwork and historic plaques and sites, while strolling down the walk. Dubuque is a... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Itsmekcr
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New Lenox, Illinois
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Art on a very pleasant walk

The walk along the river is really nice and having the artworks to enjoy along the way made it even... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
pacuthbertson
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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Mississippi Riverwalk, Port of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA
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Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the artwork and historic plaques and sites, while strolling down the walk. Dubuque is a beautiful town!! I plan to return so I can spend more time site seeing..

Thank Itsmekcr
Reviewed August 11, 2018

If you go here, you are going for the River walk, not the art. Nothing about the art was special to us. The hanging baskets along the walk were the true beauty. The River walk was very clean and nice. Go see the Shot Tower...More

Thank travellingwithhubby
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

The walk along the river is really nice and having the artworks to enjoy along the way made it even nicer. My favourite was the bird which I was told came into being after the artist’s wife told him to get rid of all his...More

Thank pacuthbertson
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Indeed a great little walk to wake you up and enjoy the views! Unique art and soaring eagles! Lots of people out for their early morning jog or walking with youngsters. Don't forget to stop by the Shot Tower and at the end of the...More

Thank Skimmer2065
Reviewed March 5, 2018

Walked here after checking out the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. Beautiful views of the Mississippi with sculptures sprinkled throughout the walk. It takes you past some cool building and an old Shot Tower....if you just keep walking it curls around and you find...More

Thank Patrick H
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this early morning during a business trip. Found it to be a delightful experience. The art is interesting. The views are phenomenal. It was a nice intersection of history, commerce and modern art. A lovely public space.

Thank nachomatt
Reviewed August 10, 2017

This is a must because the art is defintely worth it and changes regularly. You might also spot a barge or a River Boat while you are on this great walk.

Thank slsteward
Reviewed July 18, 2017

The art was a pleasant addition to the riverwalk and provided a reason to stop and ponder the art while enjoying the fresh air and views of the river. The stairs can be steep, but the walk can be accessed from inside the Grand River...More

Thank John S
Reviewed May 11, 2017

This is a really nice outdoor activity; get out and enjoy some fresh air and look at some art. Take some cool pictures with the family.

Thank 81Cally
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Just some scrap iron next to the nice walking path by the river. Calling it art is very iffy. Do the river walk and take a look for free.

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