Located just 17 miles from the Wisconsin border, 18 miles from the Minnesota border and only 15 miles from the great Mississippi River, Waukon is surrounded by the natural beauty of a remarkable landscape.
A 64-acre park is located in Waukon, complete with electric/water supplied picnic shelters, walking trails, and camping facilities. Also within the park are the Indian Springs Pond, volleyball courts and a horseshoe pit, as well as a softball field and ice rink.
A visit to the city’s aquatic center, open Memorial Day through the last full weekend in August, can also make for a fun afternoon of swimming.
Waukon caters to the interests of its visitors by providing various entertainment. From bowling and golf to wine tasting and even visits to the Old Courthouse Museum, Waukon does its duty to make its visitors feel welcome.
Welcome to the Allamakee County Historical Society Museum and Genealogy Research Center! The Genealogy offers a list of records to help you trace your family tree. The Museum features a virtual tour of the old Allamakee Courthouse built in 1861. The Log Cabin and the Red Schoolhouse take you back to an earlier time. Be sure to visit the Museum store. You are invited to visit us in person.