Lower boat launch, parking area closed this weekend – Voice Of Muscatine

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The lower boat launch and the parking area downriver from the Iowa Avenue entrance to Riverside Park will be closed to the public starting at 12 p.m. Saturday, July 15. The area will reopen to the public at 1 p.m. Sunday, July 16.

The American Countess will be docking at the lower boat launch Saturday night. Tour buses will be taking passengers to points of interest in Muscatine Sunday morning with the vessel departing shortly after noon on Sunday.

This will be the first of three stops by ships from American Queen Voyages. The other two stops will occur on July 30 and on September 15.

The upper boat launch will remain open as well as the parking areas upriver of the Iowa Avenue entrance.