Elkader Whitewater Park


The Gobbler park and play wave is a great feature for a variety whitewater freestyle moves.

River/Stream: Turkey River

Location: Elkader, Clayton County
        Latitude: 42.853356
        Longitude: -91.402402
        Click here to view an aerial map of the whitewater park.

View of the Gobbler whitewater feature

View of the Gobbler whitewater feature

Elkader Whitewater Park website

Elkader Whitewater Park webcam


Dam built: 1914 for recreation. Conversion to a whitewater park completed 2014.

Owner: City of Elkader

Height: 4 ft.

Length: 235 ft.

Hazards: formerly varying, usage

Grand opening clinic by Stephen Wright

2014 grand opening clinic by Stephen Wright

Pre-conversion archive photos

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