Winter Trails & Recreation Information and Map

Updated February 4, 2:00 pm  

Click here for our new XC Ski and Winter Multi-Use Trails Map

Cross Country Skiing

Skating lanes have been regroomed at the following locations  as of 3:00 pm on Thursday, February 3
West end of Dug Road to 5th Street
Ice Cave Road

Skating Lanes at these locations were regroomed on Friday, February 4:
Carlson Park
Trout Run Trail

On Saturday, February 5, the Community Prairie will be regroomed for the Barneloppet; Will Baker Athletic Fields and the Luther bottom will also be regroomed.


Decorah Parks & Recreation encourages those snowshoeing to use the multi-use trail in Carlson Park, the Decorah Community Prairie, and the trails in Van Peenen. Please be courteous of skiers and stay off the groomed ski trails.

Plowed Walking Routes

Staff will plow routes for walking throughout the winter season.

  • Route #1: Starting at 5th Ave Bridge, travel south along bike trail to Pulpit Rock Campground. Pulpit Rock Campground will be plowed for pedestrians to walk loops around the campground and can return to 5th Ave bridge via the bike trail.
  • Route #2: Freeport trail is plowed from Bowstring Bridge to the Waste Water Treatment Plant. Pedestrians can park in the parking lot by bowstring bridge or in the northwest corner of the Walmart Parking lot.

Ice Skating Rink

Our Ice Skating Rink and Warming House hours opened for the season on January 3rd, 2022. Below are Warming House hours:

Mondays-Thursdays: 3pm-7pm

Fridays: 3pm-9pm

Saturdays: 1pm-9pm

Sundays: 1pm-7pm