Turkey River Park


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. A large shelter is also available for family picnics and other similar functions and may be reserved by calling 563-245-1516. Day Use, Fishing, Canoe Access


A new shelter was built in the spring of 2017. This shelter is reservable by calling 563-245-1516.

The bank stabilization project was completed spring of 2017 thanks to the help of many volunteers.

The boat access ramp was completed in the fall of 2017 to make an easy entrance into the Turkey River.