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These three routes were created for the annual Pure Stodge Rally in Elkader, Iowa. 


Turkey River Route


Approximate Mileage:  100 Miles

Estimated Riding Time:  3.75 Hours

Road Surface:  Gravel and Paved


The Turkey River Route follows the Turkey river as closely as possible between Elgin and Elkport.  It also drops down to follow part of the Volga River and passses through The Volga River State Rec. Area.


McGregor Guttenberg Wadenda Route


Approximate Mileage:  160 Miles

Estimated Riding Time:  3 Hours

Riding Surface:  Paved


This route covers some of the best paved roads in this part of Iowa and visits several historic towns.  In addition to passing through McGregor and Guttenberg, it passes the entrance of Pike’s Peak State Park.  Stop in for a great view of the Mississippi River Valley or hike to Bridal Veil Falls.  Finally, be sure to stop in Strawberry Point to get your picture taken with the World’s Largest Strawberry.  


Volga River Route


Approximate Mileage: 100 Miles

Estimated Riding Time:  3.25 Hours

Road Surface:  Gravel and Paved


After a short ride to the Historic Motor Mill, this route follows the Volga River to Osterdock and then back West all the way to Wadena.  After Wadena, the route is mostly paved through Fayette and back to Elkader.


NOTE:  Driftless Road USA’s Dual Sport Routes include some gravel roads.  Since these roads are not typically maintained as well as paved roads, it is possible for surface conditions to be highly changeable from day to day.  Please exercise extra caution while riding these routes.



Elkader:  Whitewater Park, Keystone Bridge, Driftless Area National Wildlife Refuge, Motor Mill Historic Site


Fayette:  Volga River State Rec. Area, Freedom Rock


Elgin:  Gilbertson Nature Center


Garber:  Plagman Barn


Wadena:  Easter Island Head


Monona:  Delbert Meier House (Frank Lloyd Wright design)


Marquette:  Driftless Area Wetlands Center, Depot Museum


McGregor:  Historical Museum, Birthplace of Ringling Bros. Circus, Pike's Peak State Park, Bridal Veil Falls, Pike's Peak Scenic Overlook


Guttenberg:  Lockmaster House Heritage Museum


Strawberry Point:  World’s Largest Strawberry, Wilder Memorial Museum




Motorcycle Rides, Elkader, Elkport, Garnavillo, Elgin, Wadena, Fayette, West Union, Elgin, Clermont, Littleport, Marquette, McGregor, Monona, Postville

Pure Stodge Rally Routes

  • If you are riding with a group, we ask that every person using our route for navigation purchase their own copy.


    In order to encourage this, we are happy to offer a discount for group purchases. Please contact us after purchasing 1 item at full price, and we will set up a coupon code that will give everyone in your group 50% off of the same item.

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