Elkader, Iowa

Deer Run Resort

Elkader, Iowa

Elkader, Iowa
Phone: (563) 245-3337

Sites: 81
Recent Rate: $37 5/2015

Latitude: 42.8525064527346
Longitude: -91.3983282050324

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping no
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $3.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 3.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen yes
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities yes
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) yes
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) yes
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking yes
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond yes
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

Ratings overview

7 Reviews

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $37.00
Overall Rating:      

The park has all concrete pads with a pad for the picnic table. Very friendly staff who takes you to your site. Firewood has to be purchased at the park, $1o.00 for a wheel barrel load. Over the air TV is OK at best. The park does have Wi-Fi for a $3.oo weekend charge. We will return to this park. We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Elkader Iowa has many things to see, great place to visit for more than a day.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

As the last review mentioned, this is a relatively new park. The GPS location of the street address was wrong. You need to go about 300 yards farther up the road. We arrived late (after the office was closed) and the manager came over to help us back into our site. Very nice park with full hookups. We will stay here again. We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Motorhome.

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Roger & Mag

Review Count: 84
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The owners of this park put a lot of money into it. They planted a lot of trees. Built a man-made lake on the property. Built new office, bathrooms, showers and laundry room. They plan to expand further. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They provided us with a package of things to do in the area on check-in. The campground and grounds are gorgeous and clean. Every site is a back-in with sufficient room between sites. Every site has a concrete pad and patio, fire ring, grass and trees. Showers were immaculate. Our Verizon wireless internet and cell phone worked fine. Negative is no cable and weren’t able to get locals because of the bluffs in the area. Our satellite dish worked fine. While here, we visited Effigy Mounds NM and downtown Elkader. We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice modern campground with awesome bathroom/showers. Within walking distance of Elkader, which is a nice little town to visit. We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 63
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

Deer Run is located less than a mile from historic downtown Elkader. The interior roads are blacktopped and each spacious site has a concrete pad and patio, a picnic table, and a fire ring. The buildings and grounds are immaculately maintained. The office looks more like a lodge than a campground office. The restrooms and laundry which double as a storm shelter are also very attractive. There are a couple of areas that could be improved. The turning radius for each site is tight. In addition, the park doesn’t have internet or cable. Antenna television reception is limited because of the parks location along the bluffs of the Turkey River. We will stay here again. We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 151
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is a gem. The sites are level, easy to get into even for a big rig and are paved. Each site has a paved "patio" with picnic table. The sites are spaced reasonably far apart. The entire campground is immaculate. The entire campground staff were very friendly and loaded us up on sightseeing literature. The Wi-Fi isn't yet fully operational, but the Verizon signal is quite strong. We had no trouble getting satellite reception. We will definitely stay here again if we are in the area. We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: October, 2010 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Squeaky clean restrooms, long, wide, level sites and friendly accommodating hosts. They provided much tourist information and materials and answered every question. This truly is a resort in the facilities provided. Will definitely return. Suggestions? Only that they install WiFi, which they say is on the way. Definitely rates a "10" in my book! We camped at Deer Run Resort in a Motorhome.

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