descriptions and directions
Mud Lake - Dubuque County
GPS Coordinates: 42.6180671, -90.7015903
Management: None listed
Description: A county park/campground with river access. Species found here are similar to those that can be found at Deere Dike, but this is the only reliable spot for Tundra Swan in November and early December. River and wetland views not as extensive as Deere Dike and species list much smaller.
Habitat: Riverine and marshy wetland.
Directions: Take Central Avenue north out of Dubuque, where it becomes Highway 52/3. Bear right onto C9Y at the village of Sageville and turn right onto Mud Lake Road just after you pass Sageville Elemetary School on the right. Follow Mud Lake Road to its end (about 3.6 miles) and the entrance to the park.