The Winneshiek County Conservation Board 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
PHONE: (563) 534-7145
FAX: (563) 534-7144
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.
Facilities in Winneshiek CountyThe Lake Meyer Nature Center features three floors of interpretive displays, restrooms, and a large meeting room. Throughout the year, the center hosts many school and public programs.