News and Happenings

  • Ice Rink Opens Fri, Jan 18

    The ice rink and warming house officially open for the season Friday, January 18 at 12noon. The ice rink is located on 5th Ave. just west of College Dr.  and regular warming house hours are [READ MORE]
  • Superhero Sunday – Sun, Jan 27

    Join us for this open house event on January 27th, from noon to 3:00 pm in the Carrie Lee Gym. Superhero Sunday will feature games, crafts, and [READ MORE]
  • Ice Rink Remains Closed

    Due to unseasonably warm temperatures the ice rink remain closed. Updates will be posted when conditions allow the rink to open for the season. [READ MORE]
  • Free New Year’s Eve Bash

    Join us for this fun, free, family friendly open house event in the 6:30-10:30pm Monday, December 31 in the Luther College Regents Center. The New Year’s Eve Bash will include [READ MORE]

Contact/Follow Us

Decorah Parks and Recreation Office
PO Box 513
400 Claiborne Drive (City Hall)
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone: (563) 382-4158
Fax: (563) 382-6525
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-5:00 pm

Click here for a map to the Park-Rec. Office

Park Maintenance Shop
(563) 382-8256

Municipal Swimming Pool
(563) 382-2055

Pulpit Rock Campground
(563) 382-9551 |

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:


A Glimpse at Decorah Park-Rec

Decorah Park-Rec Through the Eyes of the Kids