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Known as the Brick City, Clermont is a treasure trove of genealogical records and historical information in Northeast Iowa. Travel through history by touring historic sites, experiencing historic storytelling and reenactments, and celebrating William Larrabee, one of the many historical figures that helped form the community, at Montauk Historic Mansion.

Clermont is a part of the Turkey River Recreational Corridor, and offers various recreational activities such as kayaking, canoeing, floating, fishing, swimming and watching wildlife on the 98-mile Turkey River Water Trail. The Turkey River between Clermont and Elgin offers some of the best fishing for small mouth bass, rock bass and walleye. The trail has five boat access points to fit any time schedule, float for half an hour or five hours.

Bike or walk on the 4.5-mile Turkey River Recreational Corridor land trail that stretches from Clermont to Elgin. Visitors also enjoy the 105-acre Heritage Farm Park and Campground; providing recreational and education activates that celebrate northeast Iowa’s rural agricultural and cultural heritage. Fish for catfish, bluegill and bass in the farm pond, tour the many historic buildings on the site, go on a wagon ride, horseback ride, bike or hike the ten miles of trails and camp at one of the 60 campsites.
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Located in Driftless Area