All Parks & Recreation Areas at a Glance:

Barbara Barnhart Van Peenen Memorial Park

Park Size: 120 acres

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Description:
Facilities - fresh water spring, 8 acres tall prairie grass, trails for hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing (this is a natural wildlife area which is not developed for picnicking and camping)

Carl Selland Wayside Park

Park Size: 2.5 acres

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Description:
Facilities - picnic shelter, restrooms, picnic tables, outdoor basketball courts, ice skating rink and warming house, butterfly garden, bench.

CoPhoto of prairie grass and flowers with limestone bluffs in the background.mmunity Prairie & Butterfly Garden

Park Size: 105 acres

Decorah Community Prairie & Butterfly Garden Website

click here for brochure and map

Description:
Facilities - picnic shelter, picnic table, bench, butterfly garden, trails for hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing

spring fed waterfall

Dunning's Spring Park and Ice Cave Hill

Park Size: 115 acres

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Description:
Facilities - picnic table, cookout grill, bonfire grill, bench, scenic overlook, waterfall and stream, stone arch bridge, hiking trails, ice cave, historical information sign

Mary Christopher Park

Park Size: 1/2 acre

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Description:
Facilities - picnic shelter, picnic tables, bench, drinking fountain, restrooms, playground equipment

Miller Park

Park Size: 6 acres

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Description:
Facilities - playground equipment, picnic shelter, picnic tables, cookout grill, bench, drinking fountain, playground diamond

Nordheim Park

Park Size: 1.5 acres

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Description:
Facilities - playground equipment, picnic shelter, picnic tables, cookout grill, bench, drinking fountain, playground diamond

Palisades Park

Park Size: 105 acres

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Description:
Facilities - picnic tables, cookout grills, bench, scenic overlooks, trails for hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing

Phelps Park

Park Size: 56 acres

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Description:
Facilities - eight picnic shelters,  three playground areas, restrooms, picnic tables, cookout grills, ground grills, benches, hiking trails, playground diamond, sand volleyball court, drinking fountains, bandshell, scenic overlooks, Whalen Cabin, Schulze Brick Kiln, Larsen Fountain, historical information signs

Pulpit Rock CampgroundPulpit Rock Campground 

 

Park Size: 23 acres

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Description:
Facilities - camping sites, shower/restroom facilities, dump station, water station, drinking fountains, benches, ground grills, picnic tables, picnic grills, playground equipment, outdoor basketball courts, sand volleyball court, canoe landing, fishing stream, Trout Run Trail access

Swimming Pool Park

Park Size: 6 acres

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Description:
Facilities - swimming pool, water slide,  grass beach, drinking fountain, playground equipment, picnic tables, benches, historical information sign

Twin Springs Park

Park Size: 48 acres

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Description:
Facilities - benches, picnic tables, ground grills, stocked trout stream, children's fishing pond, trails for hiking, mountain biking, and cross-country skiing

Coming SoonVennehjem Park

Park Size: 2 acres

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Description:
Facilities - picnic shelter, picnic tables, picnic grill

Waterstreet Park

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Description:
Facilities - bandshell, tables, benches, and water fountain

Tall rock in the forefront with prairie and bluffs in the background. Will Baker Park, Canoe Landing, Athletic Fields

Park Size: 31 acres

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Description:
Facilities - picnic shelter, picnic tables, ground grill, hiking trail, Pulpit Rock scenic overlook, bench, canoe landing along the Upper Iowa River, athletic fields, Trout Run Trail access, sledding hill

Wold Park

Park Size: 3 acres

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Description:
Facilities - picnic shelter, picnic tables, cookout grills, playground equipment, bench, Trout Run Trail access and parking, skateboard park