Motor Mill Historic Site

Canoeing & Kayaking at Motor Mill Historic Site

A popular boat ramp is located at Motor Mill near the campground. The Turkey River offers a great paddling experience with Motor Mill located about  5.5 miles downstream from Elkader. From Motor Mill one can continue paddling to the town of Garber, which is another 11.5 miles. You will have opportunities for viewing wildlife and good fishing as you travel along the Turkey River.

Turkey River Water Trail Guide


23002 Grain Rd
Elkader, IA 52043


Parks close at 10:30 pm.