Tug Fest - West Site of Mississippi River Tug-of-war

Iowa's Tourism Event of the Year for 1998 was Tugfest in LeClaire (also birthplace to Buffalo Bill Cody). Organizers stretch a 680 pound rope over the Mississippi River and stage all kinds of tug of war competitions with rivals from Illinois. This year's tug fest is Aug. 13-15 with the biggest events on Saturday, Aug. 14. LeClaire is just up the river from Davenport, off interstate 80.

[08/09/1999]
Address:
N. Cody Rd, LeClaire, IA
Directions:
The cable stretches east from town across the river from N. Cody Rd/US Hwy 67.
Hours:
Mid-August (Call to verify)
Phone:
563-289-3946
Admission:
Adults $2.
RA Rates:
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