Turkey River Water Trail-Valley Acess

The 98 mile Turkey River Water Trail begins on the Little Turkey River as Gouldsburg Park in Fayette County and merges with the Turkey River near Eldorado, and flows southeast through Fayette & Clayton counties towards the Mississippi River. The water trail features beautiful scenery and numerous historic landmarks

Turkey River Recreational Area

Turkey River Watershed Project


This access is located between Clermont and Elgin, Iowa - turn off Canoe Road [county road W51] on to Diamond Road.
The Valley Canoe Access is on the right hand side of the road.

911 Address:
3306 Diamond Road
Elgin, Iowa 52141


  • Turkey River Water Trail
  • Canoeing, Kayaking, and Tubing in the Turkey River
  • Fishing in the Turkey River
  • Hiking and Biking on a Paved Trail


Parking lot is not plowed during winter months