Recreational opportunities abound in Elkader and the surrounding area. The Turkey River is the centerpiece of Elkader's scenic beauty. It is also a wonderful recreational resource for residents and visitors. It offers great fishing, tubing, canoeing and kayaking.

Elkader has several city parks and an additional county park is located on the city limits. The parks have picnic shelters, a campground, walking trails, playgrounds, a swimming pool, river accesses, and much more.

Many other parks, boat accesses, preserves and wildlife areas are located within a short drive of Elkader.


Contact Us

Chamber of Commerce
Email the Chamber
Phone: 563-245-2857
207 Main Street, PO Box 599
Elkader, IA 52043

Economic Development &
Main Street Elkader
Email ED & MSE
Phone: 536-245-2770
207 Main St, PO Box 125
Elkader, IA 52043

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