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Prairie Creek Pavilion

1215 East Summit Street
Ph: 563-652-3783
Maquoketa, IA, 52060

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The Pavilion at Prairie Creek Recreation Area is a three-season picnic shelter. It has four walls with garage doors on the east and south side that can be up to have a more open shelter or down to enclose the shelter. The Pavilion is in a beautiful setting that overlooks Prairie Creek and the surrounding bluffs, woodlands and prairies. 


1215 East Summit Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060

The Pavilion is located at Prairie Creek Recreation Area. Enter the park on the west side via the entrance at the corner of Jacobsen Drive and Summit Street in Maquoketa. The Pavilion is located at the end of the blacktop in the park.

Jackson County Conservation
18670 63rd Street Maquoketa, IA 52060
PHONE: (563) 652-3783


The Pavilion has 9 picnic tables and two benches. 
Seating for approximately 70 people.
Maximum capacity: 150

There are two modern restrooms.

The Pavilion has a fireplace (firewood provided for reservations) and a counter-top inside. 

Carry in/carry out refuse
Firewood available
Handicap Accessible
Picnic Table


Rental fee is $100 per day.

Reservations can be made at the offices for Jackson County Conservation at the Hurstville Interpretive Center or call (563) 652-3783. 

A damage deposit of $100 is required for ALL rentals.

Hours of Operation & Seasons

Prairie Creek Recreation Area is open year round from 4:00 am - 10:30 pm. 

The Pavilion is a picnic shelter and is NOT heated. For reservations, contact Jackson County Conservation at (563) 652-3783.


The park is closed from 10:30 pm - 4:00 am. 


For alcohol or music please contact us for a special use permit at least 6 weeks before your event.