Mines of Spain State Recreation Area and E. B. Lyons Nature Center

Local nameMines of Spain State Recreation Area

The Mines of Spain State Recreation Area and E. B. Lyons Nature Center is a state park in Dubuque County, Iowa, United States. It is near Dubuque, the eighth-largest city in the state. The park features picnic areas, 15 miles of walking/hiking trails, 4 miles of ski trails, and the Betty Hauptli Bird and Butterfly Garden. It also includes archaeological sites of national importance as an early lead mining and smelting venture led by French explorer Julien Dubuque, as well as Dubuque's gravesite. These sites were collectively designated a National Historic Landmark District as Julien Dubuque's Mines.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mines_of_Spain_State_Recreation_Area_and_E._B._Lyons_Nature_Center

Official Website http://www.minesofspain.org/

Address 52003, United States

Coordinates 42°27'15.449" N -90°37'47.173" E

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