Activities

 
Biking Biking at Rock Creek Marina & Campground
The Missippi River Trail (MRT) route runs right past Rock Creek Marina &  Campground along highway 67, the Great River Road! The trail stretches for 3,000 miles and goes through 10 states! For more information on this world class biking experience go to theMRT website.
Boating Boating at Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Boat ramp
Boat Rentals
Dock Rental
Cabins Cabins at Rock Creek Marina & Campground
7 cabins offer accommodations for park visitors. The inexpensive camping cabins sleep 4 comfortably while the Wood Duck Cabin will sleep 6.
Cabins Cabins at Eden Valley Refuge
Bunkhouse and two small cabins are available for rent at Eden Valley. Click on the Facilities tab for details.
Camping Camping at Eden Valley Refuge
A beautiful campground in a valley setting on the banks of Bear Creek! Come and just relax at your campsite or enjoy the hiking trails, cross country skiing, an observation tower, swinging bridge, and the nature center. There are horseshoe pits in the campground as well as a playground area for the kids.
Camping Camping at Rock Creek Marina & Campground
Rock Creek Marina & Campground features numerous facilities, activities and amenities. Modern and primitive campsites are available along with these additional amenities:
  • Cabin rentals
  • Camp store
  •  Dock rental
  •  Boat rentals (flat bottom, canoe, kayak, paddle boats)
  • Two boat ramps
  • Dockside gas
  • Fishing Bait sales
  • Hiking
  • Shower house
  • Playgrounds
  • Water (camper hookups/adapter, no sewer)
  •  Dump station Winter activities (ice fishing, snowmobiling
Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Rock Creek Marina & Campground
The backwaters of the Mississippi River offers up some great paddling for canoers and kayakers. The abundand fish and wildlife and calm to mild currents makes for easy paddling and a lot to see and do.
Education Education at Eden Valley Refuge
The Eden Valley Nature Center is next to Bear Creek in Eden Valley Park. The facility is utilized by educators to teach about the natural world.
Equestrian Activities Equestrian Activities at McAndrews Wildlife Area
The McAndrews Wildlife Area has over three miles of mowed equestrian trails. All riders must have a Clinton County Conservation equestrian permit to ride on the trails. Permits are available for $10/rider/season and available through the Clinton County Conservation Board office. Riders must have a permit in their possession while riding as well as a copy in the window of their vehicles. Daily permits are available at the trail head for $2/rider/day.
Fishing Fishing at Rock Creek Marina & Campground
The backwater sloughs and the nearby main channel of the Mississippi River offers some of the best fishing in the word! Channel Catfish, walleye, northern pike and large mouth bass can all be found in the area. Pan fish such as crappie and bluegills are also caught in the waters surrounding Rock Creek. Ice fishing is a popular winter activity as well. The Wapsipinicon River, which flows into the Mississippi River just south of the park, also offers excellent fishing opportunities.
Historic Visits Historic Visits at Smithtown Church
Built in 1874, Smithtown Church building is the only surviving landmark of the Sharon Township village of Burgess. 
Hunting Hunting at Rock Creek Marina & Campground

Rock Creek Marina & Campground is adjacent to the 240,000 acre Upper Mississippi National Wildlife and Fish Refuge. The refuge is the major flyway for North American waterfowl. The refuge offers excellent hunting opportunities for waterfowl, whitetailed deer, wild turkey, squirrels and other small game.
Hunting Hunting at McAndrews Wildlife Area
Whitetail deer, turkey, ringneck pheasants, squirrel and other small game abound. The areas mix of tall prairie grasses and hardwood forests and wildlife food plots make the McAndrews Wildlife Area a hunter's paradise.
Trails & Hiking Trails & Hiking at Eden Valley Refuge
Five miles of hiking trails wind there way through the park, including over a swinging bridge. Bear Creek nature trail takes you along the stream and other trails take you to the beautiful back valley. The Blackridge trail takes you to bluff-top scenic overlooks.