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Turkey River Park

Canoeing & Kayaking Canoeing & Kayaking at Turkey River Park

Located on the east edge of Elkader, Turkey River Park offers the perfect place to start a canoe or kayaking adventure.  With easy access to the Turkey River, canoeists can enter the river and spend the day canoeing to Motor Mill or Garber.  Plan on spending nearly two hours on the river in order to get to Motor Mill and almost six hours to get to the quaint town of Garber.  Both floats have beautiful views of Northeast Iowa’s limestone bluffs, forests, and wildlife.  

Turkey River Water Trail Guide

Facility Rentals Facility Rentals at Turkey River Park
The shelter at Turkey River Park was new in spring of 2017. It has lights, 8 picnic tables, and three electrical outlets. pit toilet, boat access area, along the Turkey River, lots of parking and is available to be reserved by calling Clayton County Conservation at 563-245-1516.
Fishing Fishing at Turkey River Park
Turkey River Park offers a great area to fish off the bank. The Turkey River has an abundance of fish species such as trout, walleye, bass, catfish, and many more.