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Fairport State Recreation Area

3280 Hwy 22
Muscatine, IA 52761

563-263-4337

For a different type of camping experience, why not try the Fairport Recreation Area Campground located 6 miles away from Wildcat Den State Park on Highway 22. Fairport is located right on the Mississippi River and offers 42 campsites, all of which have electrical hook-ups. Modern shower and rest room facilities and a trailer dump station are available at the Fairport Campground. Advance campsite reservations can be made online through the park reservation system. Half of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Camping is also available at Wildcat Den State Park.

There are 3 boat ramps available at the Fairport area and provide plenty of boating access to the "Father of Waters." A fish cleaning station is provided as well as docks for loading and unloading boats.

The Fairport Recreation Area provides excellent access and viewing of the Mississippi River. The large towboats, recreational boaters, river wildlife especially birds) and the majesty of the river all parade in front of the campground.

Facilities and Activities

For a different type of camping experience, why not try the Fairport Recreation Area Campground located 6 miles away from Wildcat Den State Park on Highway 22. Fairport is located right on the Mississippi River and offers a plethora of campsites, all of which have electrical hook-ups. Modern shower and rest room facilities and a trailer dump station are available at the Fairport Campground. Advance campsite reservations can be made online through the park reservation system. 25% of the campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Camping is also available at Wildcat Den State Park.

There are 2 boat ramps available at the Fairport area and provide plenty of boating access to the "Father of Waters."  There are also docks for loading and unloading boats.

The Fairport Recreation Area provides excellent access and viewing of the Mississippi River. The large towboats, recreational boaters, river wildlife especially birds) and the majesty of the river all parade in front of the campground.

Amenities

Within park
Bicycling, Bird Watching, Boat Launch Ramp, Boating, Camping - Electric, Canoeing, Dump Station, Fishing, Interpretive Programs, Jogging/Running, Kayaking, Modern Campground, Paddle Boating, Playground, Powerboating, Restrooms, River, Walking

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