Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center

Outdoor Adventures in Clinton, Iowa

Mississippi River Eco Tourism Center

Camanche, Iowa 52730, United States

Created By: Clinton Iowa


3942 291st Street, Camanche, IA 52730

(563) 259-1876

Located at Rock Creek Marina & Campground in Camanche, IA.

This state-of-the-art eco tourism center will educate and entertain tourists, as well as continue to provide an excellent place for schools, clubs and retreats to explore the great Mississippi River heritage.

The centerpiece of this attraction is a 9,000 gallon aquarium that measures 20 feet long, 6 feet high and 10 feet wide. The aquarium is stocked with Mississippi River species, along with large wetlands display, highlighting reptiles, amphibians, waterfowl and other species that call the backwaters and sloughs of the Mississippi home.

The Mississippi Eco Tourism Center is also a Mississippi River Scenic Byway Interpretive Center.


The Blue Heron is a 26-passenger pontoon boat that gives cruisers an up-close and personal look at the Mississippi River. It’s a fun way for people to talk, laugh and celebrate nature together. A naturalist will conduct tours through backwaters, sloughs and the main channel.

Fish, wildlife & bird habitat, hunting, fishing, recreational boating, gravel pits, barge traffic, endangered species and water quality are all part of the ecological puzzle of the river. Reservations are recommended.

Rock Creek Marina & Campground

3942 291st Street, Camanche, IA

(563) 259-1876

(563) 847-7202


Rock Creek Marina & Campground provides a variety of facilities and services. Located on the scenic and fertile backwaters of the Mississippi

River, Rock Creek provides family fun and a great outdoor vacation experience for either the most rugged of outdoorsman or the family on their first camping trip.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Outdoor Adventures in Clinton, Iowa


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