High bluffs with scenic views of the Mississippi River, 770 acres with timbered walking trails, a unique butterfly sanctuary and an enclosed nature center are just some of the features that make Bellevue State Park so special. Located just south of the picturesque town of Bellevue, the park offers spectacular views of the river, the wildlife and the unique butterfly garden.
Bellevue State Park Butterfly Garden- ST. DONATUS | BELLEVUE | MAQUOKETA Visit St. Donatus, founded by skilled stone masons from Luxembourg. Discover Bellevue with a beautiful riverfront park extending the full length of town. Watch towboats "locking through" the river or eagles feeding below the dam. Other sites include a historical museum and the Bellevue State Park with its limestone cliffs and renowned butterfly garden.