Elgin Named a Top River Town

Posted: Mon, May 1, 2017

Elgin was named a Top Three finalist for 2017 River Town of the Year by the nonprofit group Iowa River Revival. Elgin is a member of the Turkey River Recreation Cooridor, which was the first river region to be designated an Iowa Great Place; the River Bluffs Scenic Byway; and the Turkey River Water Trail. There are numerous land trails around Elgin, plus the expansion of the Elgin-to-Gilbertson Park Trail project. Also, Elgin is a member of the Turkey River Watershed Management Authority, which is focused on flood prevention and water quality.