Fishing at Lake Meyer
Fishing at Lake Meyer
Elementary Students Identifying Frogs
Black-capped chickadee in Winneshiek County
Fall color at Chattahoochie Park

Snowshoeing at a Local Elementary School
White-tailed deer in Winneshiek County
Chipera Prairie
Biking the Prairie Farmer Recreation Trail

Monarch butterfly at Chipera Prairie
Moonlight over Lake Meyer
The Annual Lake Meyer Ice Fishing Derby
Canoeing Lake Meyer


Winneshiek County Conservation is located in far northeast Iowa. We manage a total of 21 parks, campgrounds, natural areas, recreation trails, prairies, and water recreation access points throughout the county, encompassing over 750 acres. Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, boating, camping, picnicking, bird watching, or any other form of outdoor recreation, enjoy your time outdoors by visiting one of your county parks!

For additional information about the programs, services, and facilities offered by Winneshiek County Conservation, don't hesitate to contact us!

2546 Lake Meyer Road
Fort Atkinson, Iowa 52144 
(563) 534-7145 
conservation@winneshiekwild.com
www.winneshiekwild.com
Facebook: WinneshiekCountyConservation

Activities in Winneshiek County

There's lots to do in Winneshiek County. Visit the websites below for more information on how you can get outside and enjoy the many adventures Winneshiek County has to offer.

  • Biking: Hop on the Prairie Farmer Recreation Trail or Trout Run Trail for a spin across the county or around the city of Decorah.
  • Camping: Electric and primitive camping at Lake Meyer Campground and Kendallville Campground.
  • Canoeing and Kayaking: The Winneshiek County parks system features multiple canoe or kayak access points to the Upper Iowa River, Turkey River, and Lake Meyer.
  • Hiking and Picnicking: All our parks offer opportunities for hiking and walking. Lake Meyer Park features a great network of trails, and many parks have picnic shelters and tables.
  • Hunting and Fishing: Try your luck angling on the Upper Iowa River, at Lake Meyer, at Silver Springs pond, or along numerous coldwater trout streams. Or, go for whitetails, turkey, or pheasants in one of your public hunting areas.

 

Parks in Winneshiek County

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Black Oak Hollow Winneshiek 360th Street
KendallvilleIA52136 Map Location
Bluffton Bluffs Winneshiek Bluffton Road
BlufftonIA52101 Map Location
Chattahoochie Park Winneshiek Highway 52
DecorahIA52101 Map Location
Chimney Rock Park Winneshiek 3363 Chimney Rock Rd
BlufftonIA52101 Map Location
Chipera Prairie Winneshiek Highway 24
Fort AtkinsonIA52144 Map Location
Frankville Park Winneshiek 1111 175th Street
FrankvilleIA52162 Map Location
Freeport Park and Trail Winneshiek 1833 252nd Street
FreeportIA52101 Map Location
Kendallville Park and Campground Winneshiek Highway 139
KendallvilleIA52136 Map Location
Lake Meyer Park and Campground Winneshiek 2546 Lake Meyer Road
Fort AtkinsonIA52144 Map Location
Ludwig Park Winneshiek 1915 337th Ave.
ProtivinIA52168 Map Location
Ludwig Preserve Winneshiek 1783 293rd Ave.
SpillvilleIA52168 Map Location
Marilie Educational Forest Reserve Winneshiek Frankville Rd
FrankvilleIA52162 Map Location
Moe Park Winneshiek Old Stage Rd.
DecorahIA52101 Map Location
Prairie Farmer Recreational Trail Winneshiek Highway 52
CalmarIA52132 Map Location
Silver Springs Park Winneshiek 1380 County Rd W42
OssianIA52161 Map Location
Smallest Church Park Winneshiek 1120 Lilttle Church Road
Fort AtkinsonIA52144 Map Location
Trout Run Park Winneshiek Hwy 9
DecorahIA52101 Map Location
Trout Run Trail Winneshiek Trout Run Rd
DecorahIA52101 Map Location