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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We stayed the last two nights and the place is over-run by twenty-somethings partying until 2am. Staff take no responsiblity for their renting adjacent sites; each with 2-3 tents, holding groups of 9-10 young folks who were drinking, yelling, playing music too loud and keeping most other campers awake with the noise and drunken behavior. It was miserable staying there.... More 

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Sully, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We come up to Decorah 2-3 times a year to go trout fishing and most often camp at Pulpit Rock. Decorah is a good central location with lots of stores and restaurants. Pulpit Rock Campground has very nice, shaded, roomy sites. We like to camp along the Twin Springs trout stream that runs right through the middle of the campground.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Nice small campground on the edge of Decorah. Very inexpensive. Lots of shade trees, cold spring-fed creek running through the grounds. Sites are quite close to each other, so if you are looking for privacy - there isn't much here. But if you enjoy making new camping friends, you will like Pulpit Rock. Lots of bike and walking trails, clean... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We stayed a couple of nights visiting relatives in town. This place gets crowded! There are two campgrounds and we stayed in the Twin Springs section. The upper campground where you check in seem large and spacious but boy was it busy. The section were were was too but it's a bit smaller so doesn't give the feel of being... More 

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is a great campground. Right on the Upper Iowa River and about a half-hour walk into town. Trails nearby, clean bathrooms and showers, vending, firewood for sale, friendly staff and quiet in the evening for a campground of this size.

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New Virginia, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

My son and I've been to this campground three times in the last year. Price is very reasonable and the trout fishing near the campground is an added bonus. You are close to town but you feel like you're out in the wilderness. There are excellent fishing spots around this campground. I would definitely recommend this to anybody wanting a... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We did not set up a reservation and they were able to accomodate us very nicely just before a very busy weekend. The staff was very nice. We ride Human Powered Vehicles and the campground had access to two routes which we found quite enjoyable, one being very easy and the other being a very serious challenge. The sites were... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We just did our first ever camping experience at pulpit rock. We arrived on a Friday afternoon in June and had no trouble gett ing a spot (you can't reserve in advance). The campsite had plenty of space and shade. Our neighbors were super nice as were the workers in the office. The bathroom was clean and spacious. The was... More 

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Toledo, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

I look forward 2 camping every year at Pulpit Rock...I try 2 get there every year for Nordic Fest...it is sometimes difficult 2 get a spot at that time but I love the Decorah area....the trails, the people, the food, the streams. DECORAH~Decorates Iowa!! ~Toledo, IA

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2004

Ive been going to pulpit rock campground since i was very little me and my father still go and try our luck at one of the many trout steams North Bear being my favorite.The people that stay at and run Pulpit rock are very nice along with the GREAT facilities. I recomend staying at pulipit rock with the cool crisp... More 

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Address: Decorah, IA
Location: United States > Iowa > Decorah
Number of rooms: 83
Also Known As:
Pulpit Rock Campground Hotel Decorah
Pulpit Rock Campground Decorah, Iowa
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