News and Happenings

  • Park-Rec. Fall Activities Brochure is Now Available

    Park-Rec. Winter Fall Brochures are now available on or may be picked up at the Park-Rec. Office, local banks and fitness centers, and the Decorah Public Library. Registration is available online. Go to [READ MORE]
  • Kids Golf Day Mon, Aug 20

    The Decorah Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Kids Golf Day at Silvercrest Golf Club Monday, August 20, 9am-12noon. This event is open to kids ages 9 and up. Cost is $10 per participant. Registration must be completed in the Park-Rec Office. [READ MORE]
  • G2G Event for Adults with Special Needs

    Decorah Parks & Recreation and the Luther College soccer teams are hosting a Summer Celebration for adults with special needs Thursday, August 16, 7-9pm in the Danan Lensing Building at the Winneshiek County Fairgrounds. [READ MORE]
  • Middle School Pool Party

    Decorah Parks and Recreation and C.R.E.W. are hosting their annual Middle School Pool Pqrty on Friday, August 3, 8:30-10:30 pm. This is a free event for all middle school students at the Decorah Municipal Swimming Pool. The evening includes swimming, music, and lots of fun. The concession stand will be open with snacks and beverages … [READ MORE]

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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