Pulpit Rock Campground
Located just over a mile from campus, Pulpit Rock is a very convenient campground. Read more information about Pulpit Rock Campground.

Chimney Rock Canoe Rental and Campground
Deb Keefe
3312 Chimney Rock Road
Cresco, IA 52136
Phone: 563-735-5786
Toll Free: 877-787-CAMP (2267)
[email protected]

Full service campground and canoe livery service along the scenic Upper Iowa River which features 100-200 ft. limestone bluffs. Located only a short distance from Cold Water Creek Trout Stream, anglers will catch trout and small mouth bass, while nature lovers can discover caves, hike or bike. For the hunter, there is an abundance of white tail deer, wild turkeys, and pheasants. Facilities include: shelter house, picnic tables, fire rings, shower house, rec room, dump station, swimming area, volleyball court, and playground equipment. Ice, Firewood, and bait are also sold on the premises. Rentals include canoes, kayaks, tubes, cabins, tents, and electrical sites. 

Highland General Store and Campground and Bear Creek Cabins
Bev & Gary Stortz
3497 Highlandville Road
Highlandville, IA 52149
Phone: 563-546-7722
[email protected]

The General Store & Campground have lots to offer for everyone! The campground features 10 campsites with electricity and approximately 10 primitive sites. They are located right along South Bear Creek, the #1 trout fishing stream in Iowa. Highland General Store is equipped with a post office, large variety of groceries, gifts, movies, and a full fishing/tackle area. The trout streams do not freeze over in the winter months and are stocked weekly April through October. The store, campground, and cabins are open year round.

Hruska's Canoe & Kayak Livery & Bluffton Campground
Duane Hruska
3233 347th Street
Kendallville, IA 52101
Phone: Kendallville 563-547-4566 or Bluffton 563-735-5633

Hruska's Canoe Livery, in Kendallville and Bluffton, was established in 1970 and remains under its original ownership. They maintain the Bluffton Campgrounds which features electrical hookups, access to fresh water, fire rings, ice, playground equipment, and solar showers.

Yellow River State Forest, IA
Located 30 miles from Decorah. Read more information about the Yellow River State Forest.