Registration Information

Click Register Now for online registration and program information. 

Credit/debit cards are only accepted online. You may pay be check or cash in the Park-Rec. Office, but face masks are required due to COVID-19 precautions.

Please note, programs will be suspended if Decorah Public Schools suspends in person classes and move to online only learning.



Iowa Healthiest State Walk in Decorah
Wednesday, October 7, 2020  
Register and participate in this free event to be eligible to win a drawing prize.

    This event is open to all ages! Decorah Parks and Recreation is hosting this event for the first time and has been named a recipient of the 2020 Iowa Parks & Recreation Association Community Walk Mini Grant in partnership with the Iowa Healthiest State Initiative. Decorah is one of four grant recipients throughout the state of Iowa.





Contact Information

Decorah Parks & Recreation
400 Claiborne Drive - PO Box 513
Decorah, IA 52101
Phone (563) 382-4158
Office Hours:  8:00 am - 5:00 pm,  Mon thru Fri

Decorah Parks and Recreation is hosting two open house events at Carlson Park as an opportunity for the public to share their input regarding the development of a master plan for this new park.  Open house events will be held Friday, October 2, 4:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. and Saturday, October 3,
 11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Attendees should bring their hiking shoes or off-road bike to explore the undeveloped property.
Suggestions and comments will be taken onsite by park planners during the open house events or may be submitted by
electronic survey.
Carlson Park is a 110-acre gift to the Decorah Parks System from the Rick and David Carlson Families. 
Public access to the park is located on Pleasant Avenue heading south towards the Fish Hatchery, and adjacent to St. Benedict Cemetery.