Decorah rivals many larger cities with 664 acres of park land, over 20 miles of off-road trails, a campground, leisure concept swimming pool and year-round recreation activities for all ages. There is an activity for everyone available through the Decorah Parks & Recreation services.
Trail Update: Dug Road is open!
Dug Road, which is a portion of the Trout Run Trail loop, suffered significant damage during the 2016 floods. On Tuesday, May 22 this portion of the trail was reopened to users.
Dug Road contains loose gravel. Please use caution.
News and Happenings
- Water made the Biggest Splash in our 2016 Highlights! Began construction of a stone arch bridge in Dunning’s Spring Park. …Read More »
Decorah Bank & Trust makes $50,000 challenge gift for newly established Decorah Parks and Recreation Endowment FundThe Decorah Parks and Recreation Board has established a new permanent endowment fund with the Winneshiek County Community Foundation (WCCF), …Read More »
- 2015 was a year of many FIRSTS! January – released department’s first newsletter. May – the first slide at the …Read More »
Your Gift Will Keep on Giving
The Decorah Parks and Recreation Endowment Fund is a permanent fund with the Winneshiek County Community Foundation, therefore the donated dollars are invested and only interest income from the fund is granted out. Your contribution to this endowment fund will forever help to maintain and enhance Decorah’s parks, trails, recreational facilities, campground, swimming pool and all programs offered through Decorah Parks and Recreation.
To read our news release on the ENDOWMENT FUND, click here:
Special Events Trail Use Registration
All individuals, businesses or non-profit groups must register special events that take place on any portion of the Trout Run Trail. This registration form must be fully completed and filed no later than one month prior to the event date. This allows for Decorah Parks and Recreation and Winneshiek County Conservation to review and approve/deny the request and rule out scheduling conflicts.
To download the REGISTRATION FORM, click here: