Elkader City Park


Address: 707 High Street SE, Elkader IA

Phone: 563-245-2098

Activities: Biking, Camping, Disc Golf, Picnicking, Playground, Walking

Stroll, picnic, play or camp in our lovely 3-acre shaded city park near the Turkey River. The Veteran’s Memorial is located between the City Park and the Pool. The City Park is part of the campus that includes the Rural Heritage Museum and the Train Depot Museum (opening 2023).

Elkader City Park Amenities

  • Campground
  • City pool
  • Playground equipment
  • Ball fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Volleyball court
  • 9 hole disc golf course
  • Exercise trail around the perimeter of the park
  • Enclosed and open shelters
  • Picnic tables
  • Hike on the nearby Pony Hollow trail or take the River Walk to downtown Elkader


There are about 60 RV sites (15 water connections and each has four faucets and 26 electrical posts with 1 each of 50, 30 and 20 AMP) and another 45-50 tent sites. A conveniently located bathhouse offers hot showers. Campers also have access to firewood and a sewer disposal site.

We do not take reservations. The campground is first come/first serve. There is a booth to register (see map below). There are no assigned spots.

Elkader City Campground opens for the season April 1st WEATHER PERMITTING and closes November 1st.

Camping Fees

Monthly Camping $400.00
Weekly (7 consecutive days) $175.00
Nightly RV fee with water & electric $35.00
Nightly Tent fee without water & electric $20.00
No reservations on campsites

Shelter Rental

The five open shelters and an enclosed shelter can be rented for your special event. Shelters may be reserved by calling 563-245-2098. View or download map of shelters.



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