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Good view on the Mississipi

When the Weather is sunny it’s a good point to see the bridge, the barrage on the Mississipi river !

Reviewed 19 March 2018
php62
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A Stroll Into History

There is nothing all that amazing about the bridge observation deck, yet as one wanders out over... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2017
Dave11974
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Springfield, Missouri
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great look at the mighty Mississippi and if you are lucky, you may see a barge full of cargo being pushed thru the locks by a tug. Watch for eagles and dont forget the quaint George M Verity riverboat museum. Its great!!!

Thank suzarno
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visit this observation deck when we do the Rolling on the River. A must do in Keokuk. The kids we will live this and it is free.

Thank Lostandhungry
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

When the Weather is sunny it’s a good point to see the bridge, the barrage on the Mississipi river !

Thank php62
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I drove by several times trying to find a good place to park. Then as I was passing the old toll booth, I noticed that it was converted to a toilet. It just seemed funny. I liked the views of the water and power stations...More

Thank barkus1968
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It is interesting to watch the barges go through at the Bridge Observation Deck. It is a must to see in Keokuk.

Thank 289Joyce1925
Reviewed 24 August 2017

There is nothing all that amazing about the bridge observation deck, yet as one wanders out over the river, one sees the old lock and the water plant and vestiges of the old railroad days. Across the river, one can see the steeple of the...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We picked up a beautiful brochure for Keokuk at a hotel in Coralville. We decided to stop there on our way home. We were greatly disappointed to find many storefronts empty (for sale or rent) on our way into town on US 218/Main Street. We...More

Thank jusmegste93
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I've crossed the Mississippi several times this year, trying to cross in new places. Keokuk is on the little peninsula of Iowa that thrusts south between Illinois and Missouri. That area is quite distinct from the states that surround it. It seems to be up...More

Thank Kwalabatu
Reviewed 31 May 2017

The observation deck provides a good view of the water plant, the dam, the power plant and the new bridge. It needs some upgrade. The restroom is old. The wooden floor needs repair. It ruined my shoes. The two interpretive signs are old; one is...More

Thank WStatesTraveler
Reviewed 5 December 2016

This is not actually located on Main Street, but off of 1st street. You have to go under the bridge to find it. There's no charge; you just park and look. It's a pretty view, though the one from Rand Park, about a mile away,...More

Thank Laura R
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