Shady Creek Recreation Area

Army Corps Of Engineers

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3550 Hwy 22 Muscatine, IA 52761 563-262-8090 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 41.4463, -90.8759

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Overview of Shady Creek Recreation Area

Number of Sites 53

Pad Type concrete

Reservations yes

Elevation 524 ft / 159 m

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Reviews of Shady Creek Recreation Area 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 3 Users
Last reported 8/1/2020
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 7/23/2020
19 reviews
“Peaceful and quiet”

Reviewed 8/1/2020

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 16
Overall Rating

Our site was a concrete back in with a great view of the Mississippi River. Electric only, there is a water spigot to fill up your tank and a dump station. The sites are well spaced, with trees everywhere. The campground is between a railroad line and the river with lots of barge traffic but surprisingly it was not noisy. The city of M... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

RSmith would stay here again

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Mike H.
West Des Moines, IA 25' Airstream Flying Cloud Ford F150
3 reviews
“Another excellent Army Corp of Engineers campgound.”

Reviewed 7/23/2020

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 18
Overall Rating

We stayed here on Wednesday and Thursday nights in mid July 2020. All of the sites have concrete pads and most are nicely shaded. The campground was clean and the grass mowed. We were in site 18 which backs up to the river. I had power issues with the 30 circuit, my surge protector indicating low voltage but my meter showed 115 volts... more

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Location
Cleanliness
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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Mike H. would stay here again

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John and Pam
York, PA 41' Fleetwood Discovery 2013 Jeep Wrangler
95 reviews
“A real gem along the Mississippi River near the Quad cities”

Reviewed 9/2/2015

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 41
Overall Rating

The state of Iowa has done a wonderful job with building COE parks all along the Mississippi. We passed two other smaller COE parks on the way to ours. Shady Creek is a FHU park with long concrete site with a gravel patio area that holds a picnic table and a fire pit. Sites are shaded with mature trees but we were able to get an ope... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

John and Pam would stay here again

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John and Pam
York, PA 41' Fleetwood Discovery 2013 Jeep Wrangler
95 reviews
The Quad Cities

Davenport, IA After a long drive from Indianapolis, we finally crossed the Mississippi into Iowa, our first time in the state with the motorhome. We drove south about seventeen miles along the w...

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • horseshoes
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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