RV Sites
Tent Sites
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
About Pulpit Rock Campground
Drive In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Trash Available
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RVs and Trailers
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Water Hookups
30 amp Hookups
50 amp Hookups
Pull-Through Sites
Max Length: 60 ft.
Pulpit Rock Campground is located in Iowa
43.3003 N
-91.8112 W
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11 Reviews of Pulpit Rock Campground
Crowded, many RVs. Decent tent sites along river.

From someone who typically prefers backpacking and sleeping in remote areas, this campground facility, pretty much in the city, is okay.

The facilities are nice, bathrooms were clean. What I didn't enjoy was how close each RV site is. The sparks from our fire were making their way to our neighbors site.

The campground is situated next to the Trout Run Trail, providing quick and easy access to the 11-mile loop or in to the city center of Decorah.

Overall, decent for a city campground, but very crowded. The tent sites near the river look more spaced out.

Nothing crazy special, well kept sites

I was there on a Monday and was the only tent around. Site 15 is the best for tent sites, it’s right at the delta of where two streams meet. It’s a quick bike ride to pulpit rock brewing and other parks.


Very nice, clean campground with a lot of amenities. Tent camping on the river was neat, but tents were very close together due to the small sites

Decorah’s Best

As Luther College alumni, hubby and I have been coming here for years. The location is perfect, scenic and with lots of recreational opportunities close by…hiking, biking, fishing, canoeing, etc. Grounds and facilities are clean and well maintained. Truly an idyllic spot.


My boyfriend and I stayed right on the river with our pups (pet friendly) and it was BEAUTIFUL. Easy access to restrooms but secluded and quiet too.

Fantastic Campground

the entire area was exceptionally clean. the location is perfect for biking, hiking, running, skiing, and all around exploring. the campground is very well laid out and easy to hookup to all of the amenities.

Easy access and tranquil

If you love being by water and waking up with the birds in he morning, this is the place to be. The grounds have accessible camping for everyone included rustic and electric and campers. It also offers nice bathroom and free shower facilities. If you camp rustic, like I did, you camp right next to he upper Iowa river but don't worry because it's not too loud that you won't be able to fall asleep. For those looking for a nice morning hike as well, Pulpit Rock is just across the street and is makes for a beautiful morning hike. I highly recommend watching the sunrise with a cup of camp coffee there.

Something for everyone

City campground run by great staff. “Scott” was very responsive and helpful. Managed to get our group together on a busy weekend. Sites can accommodate large coaches, pull behind trailers or tents. Clean bathrooms/showers. Bring your bikes! A quick bike to town to enjoy breweries, restaurants, ice cream and shops. Hike - bike or enjoy the river activities. You can rent kayaks or tubes just outside the gates of the park.

Great Campground

This campground is located right outside of scenic Decorah and has trails for hiking or biking. Easy access for kayakers and tubers and walking distance to great breweries.

Decorah is worth the trip! BEAUTIFUL

Decorah is so beautiful. The river is right beside the tent sites. Hiking trails close by. Caves and water falls only a short drive away. Tubing, canoeing, and kayaking services behind camp grounds. Super affordable site rates. Shower house. Picnic tables and fire pits at each site.

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