Activities & Attractions


Rock Creek Marina and Campground
3942 - 291st Street, just off US Hwy 67, Camanche.
Looking for family fun? Located on the backwaters of the Mississippi River, Rock Creek Marina offers a fun outdoor vacation experience for everyone, whether you’re an experienced outdoorsman, or taking your first camping trip! Camping, canoeing and paddleboating are just a few of the activities available to visitors as well as boat and cabin rental and a marina and camp store. For more information contact 563-259-1876.


Or find more details at the State of Iowa website:

Blue Heron Eco-Cruises
Blue Heron Eco-Cruises are public cruises of the beautiful Mississippi River offered by The Clinton County Conservation Board at Rock Creek Marina and Campground just south of Camanche on Highway 67. The Blue Heron serves tourists, outdoor groups, youth and schools by providing naturalist-led, educational  eco cruises on the Mississippi River. The boat cruises on Thursday evenings, May thru October. Private group cruises are offered by appointment. Call 563-847-7202 or email at for booking information.

Imperial Lanes & Spare Time Sportsbar
1823 S Washington Blvd, Camanche
(563) 259-1411
For open bowling times, to sign up for a bowling league, or for restaurant hours, contact Charly and Joni Bigwood.

City Parks
Camanche has beautiful city parks for you and your children to enjoy.
Platt Park - along 9th Avenue
Central Park - along Washington Blvd. between 6th & 7th Ave

Anthony Park - corner of 12th Avenue and 3rd Street

Lum Park - 1st Avenue

Triangle Park - North Washington Blvd and 11th Place

George Peck Park - 13th Ave and 7th St

Pocket Parks - (along 1st Street)  7th Avenue (Maxan St); 9th Avenue (Chicago); 11th Avenue (Main St.); 12th Avenue (Far West St.); 13th Avenue (Buffalo St)





Points of Interest

Camanche Depot Museum
102 - 12th Ave., Camanche.  Climb aboard this fully-restored 1951 Milwaukee/Soo Line caboose and railroad depot and step back in time to 1899 when the depot was built. The Depot is open by appointment.  Contact: (563) 259-1285, (563) 259-1280 or (563) 259-1175.

Camanche Public Library
102 12 Ave, Camanche. Perched on the banks of the Mississippi River, the Camanche Public Library has a lovely view of the river year round. The library is much more than a place to check out books. We have programs and services for everyone in our community. Nice, eager, friendly, highly-trained librarians are standing by, waiting to help you find the information you're looking for. For more information: Phone: 563-259-1106  Fax: 563-259-1106 

Monday- Wednesday: 9:00 am- 6:30 pm

Thursday- Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday: Closed

Library E-Mail:  Website:

Camanche Historical Museum
The Museum, located at 1307 So. Washington Blvd., houses the Clinton County/Gateway Genealogical Library as well as collections from Camanche's past. Visit the Museum to learn how to research your family history. Collections include cemetery records, county histories, funeral home records, Old Age Assistance, tax records and several family histories.  The Museum is open by appointment.  Contact: (563) 259-1285, (563) 259-1280 or (563) 259-1175.



Camanche Bike Path/Recreation Trail - Enjoy the newly built bike trail that is connected to Clinton. 



City of Camanche

Our business hours

Monday - Friday08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

818 7th Avenue
P.O. Box 77
Camanche, Iowa 52730


563-259-9025  FAX

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Quick Facts

Population: 4,570
County: Clinton
Median Household Income: $50,804
Median Home Price: $119,800
Median Age: 43.8




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