Big Spring Campground

Located 10 miles NW of Elkader, right along the Turkey River, this primitive campground offers 7 sites each with a fire pit and picnic table. You are sure to be lulled to sleep with the sounds of the river flowing by your tent or camper. Primitive camping is $5 per night on a first-come first-serve … [Read More]

Turkey River Park

20195 Strawberry Pt RdElkader, IA 52043 USWebsite

Pony Hollow Park

Highway 13 SouthElkader, IA 52043 USWebsite

Osborne Park

29862 Osborne RdElkader, IA 52043 USWebsite

Motor Mill

The Turkey River south of Elkader meanders through scenic countryside and paddlers will be thrilled to discover a secluded section of river that is both beautiful and rich with wildlife. Especially exciting is the final bend before access point number 32 where a giant six-story limestone building unexpectedly rises up out of the river. Constructed … [Read More]

Joy Springs Park

Located along Joy Springs Trout Stream, Joy Springs Park is a great destination for any trout angler. Just a short drive west of Strawberry Point, Joy Springs Park covers approximately 90 acres of rolling forested land. Campers and fisherman lucky enough to discover this park will find land and water seldom bothered by people. Within … [Read More]

Frieden’s Park

This small park is five and a half miles northwest of Elkader, across the Turkey River from Big Springs Trout Hatchery. This park offers rough camping, canoe access and picnicking. There are three primitive camping sites available, for $5.00 per night, on a first come first serve basis. 16723 Chariot RdElkader, IA 52043 USWebsite

Frenchtown Park

26254 Mississippi RdGuttenberg, IA 52052 USWebsite

Buck Creek Park

Located three miles northeast of Garnavillo, the 103 acre Buck Creek Park offers many attractions for even the most modest of outdoorsmen. Pitch a tent for the weekend and try your hand at trout fishing, or just stop in for a picnic and a scenic stroll through the woods. Camping rate of $5/night. Click for … [Read More]

Bloody Run Campground & Park

Bloody Run Park is located two miles west of Marquette off of Hwy 18 on 128th Street. Nestled between rolling limestone bluffs, Bloody Run is a 135-acre park that provides both excellent trout fishing and camping opportunities. With over 19 primitive campsites, campers have the opportunity to enjoy nature without the hum of air conditioners. … [Read More]