The Turkey River Corridor is an Iowa Great Place, unique in its geographic size and potential. The communities of Clermont, Elgin and Elkader in Fayette and Clayton Counties are linked by the special, scenic beauty of the Turkey River. In Fayette County, you can walk/bike 6.8 miles of trail from Gilbertson Conservation Education Area to Nimm's bridge. You can also paddle the beautiful Turkey River Trail through the county by using several of our canoe/kayak acesses. For more information on the Turkey River Recreation Cooridor please visit: turkeyrivercorridor.com
Enjoy fishing along the Turkey River.
You can find multiple access points along the Turkey River. including Gilbertson Campground, Valley Bridge, Clermont Acess, Nim's Bridge Acess, Eldorado Acess
Indoor toilets are available at Gilbertson campground and nature center.
Paved walking trail is available
Enjoy biking on the paved trail that runs 6.8 from Gilbertson Nature Center to Nim's Bridge access.
Picnic table and shelter availableat Gilbertson campground