Melvin Price Locks and Dam 26

2 Lock and Dam Way, East Alton IL 62002 | 618-462-6979
The Great River Road in Illinois

See the best view of Alton and the Mississippi River from eight stories in the air atop the Melvin Price Locks & Dam. As one of the largest locks on the Mississippi River, the locks and dam is central to river traffic for soybeans, corn, grain, asphalt and other commodities that are transported via the river. Take a guided tour and see towboats and barges as they push their way through this incredible structure.


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