News and Happenings

  • Winter Trail Information

    Welcome to the Decorah Parks and Recreation Winter Trail System! All of our trails are multi-use trails. Please watch for signage and use proper winter trail etiquette so that everyone can enjoy their favorite winter activities! The following trails and park areas are groomed regularly. [READ MORE]
  • Fly Fishing Workshop – Postponed to Sat, Feb 22

    The Iowa Driftless Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Decorah Parks & Recreation, and Winneshiek County Conservation will co-host this workshop Saturday, February 8, 10am-12pm in the Decorah High School Gym. [READ MORE]
  • Ice Rink Open for the Season

    The ice rink opened for the season Friday, January 17. The ice rink is always open for skating unless signs are posted otherwise. Warming house hours are listed below. [READ MORE]
  • Superhero Sunday – February 23

    Decorah Parks & Recreation is hosting its second annual Superhero Sunday! Join us for this open house event Sunday, February 23, from noon to 2:00 pm in the Carrie Lee Gym. [READ MORE]

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Decorah Parks and Recreation Office
PO Box 513
400 Claiborne Drive (City Hall)
Decorah, IA 52101
E-mail: parkrec@decorahia.org
Web: parks.decorahia.org
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 | prcamping@decorahia.org

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Decorah includes a diverse 664 acre park system, off road and paved trails, a municipal campground and pool, and recreation opportunities for all ages.

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

1 day 6 hours ago

We're hosting two free activities this weekend. No need to register, just show up and join the fun!

Fly Fishing Workshop: Saturday, February 22, 10am-12pm

Superhero Sunday: Sunday, February 23, 12-2pm

For more information visit parks.decorahia.org/

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

4 days 18 hours ago

Spring registration has officially begun. We hope you're just as excited as this little guy!

Check out our spring programs and register online at decorahparkrec.activityreg.com/selectactivity_t2.wcs.

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

6 days 10 hours ago

School’s Out, We’re In. We were stuck inside due to the cold, but lots of creativity and a full day of fun with these kiddos.

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

1 week 2 days ago

Decorah Parks and Recreation updated their cover photo.

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

1 week 3 days ago

Regular ice rink maintenance is done best after the sun sets. Happy skating!

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

1 week 4 days ago

Beautiful day to explore!

Decorah Parks and Recreation

1 week 4 days ago

#DPRCancellations - Sun, Feb 9
Open Gym - Cancelled

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

1 week 6 days ago

The rink is frozen and open for skating!

Decorah Parks and Recreation

Decorah Parks and Recreation

2 weeks 4 days ago

Update: the ice rink will remain closed until temperatures are favorable and we can add make more ice. We will post an update when the ice rink reopens. Thank you for your patience.

The rink is closed today due to unseasonably warm temperatures. Enjoy the sunshine!

Decorah Parks and Recreation

3 weeks 14 hours ago

Congratulations to the middle school bowlers on a wonderful winter season, and a special thank you to the high school bowlers who helped them out!

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:

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