Motor Mill Canoe RampCamping

Eight campsites are available to campers on a first come first serve bases at Motor Mill. Campsites are available at nominal fee. Campers are asked to self register. Many canoeists take advantage of this spectacular camping location.


A popular canoe ramp is located at Motor Mill near the camp ground. The Turkey River offers a great canoeing experience and Motor Mill is located about a 2 ½ hour float from Elkader. From Motor Mill one can float to Garber which is another 5 hours. You will have a great opportunity to view wildlife and some good fishing.


Geo-cachers have discovered Motor Mill as one stop in a series of caches. A container containing a sign-in notebook and various simple toys was hidden at Motor and the location’s coordinates measured with a GPS (Global Positioning System) unit. This information is posted on a Geo-cache web site and searchers bearing GPS units often come to test their skill.