The Bedell Family YMCA has grown to impact one out of two people in the Iowa Great Lakes. The YMCA boasts activities such as sports, aquatics, fitness, school-aged programs, special events and more. Caring staff will make you experience at the Bedell Family YMCA a home away from home.
Bring the family and make a splash any time of the year at Boji Splah waterpark – the only one in the area! The outdoor waterpark (all new pools and slides in 2020) will WOW you! Jet down the tube slide or float along the lazy river. When hunger strikes grab a snack, lunch, frozen Read More »
5 acres, Shelter house, walking trail, 2 floating docks, approximately 500 feet of shoreline along East Lake Okoboji, basketball court, playground equipment, park benches, picnic tables, grills, handicap-accessible restrooms.
Address: 1500 Harpen St Wahpeton Iowa 51351 United States
Hike the 1.5 mile self-guided interpretive trail where visitors can learn about the natural and cultural history of the area. A variety of songbirds and wildlife are often spotted near the trails. You can fish or kayak in the canals and cross-country skiing is available in the winter. Iowa DNR Trail Brochure Welcome to the Read More »
Ingham and Okoboji Lutheran Bible Camps have a history rich in the love of Christ and the passion to share that love with others. Our ministries occur in partnership with churches of the region and at our two beautiful sites. We offer family and youth camps, RECHARGES and retreats, and spaces for families and groups Read More »
Address: 125th St Spirit Lake Iowa 51360 United States
The 2,040-acre Kettleson Hogsback Wildlife Management Area reaches from the west shores of Big Spirit Lake northwest to the Minnesota state line. A native prairie, this never-been-plowed treasure is home to white lady slippers, prairie fringed orchid, prairie bush clover, wooly milkweed and porcupine grass. It is one of the most bird-rich of any areas Read More »
The Lakes Area Hockey Association manages all programs at Lakes Ice Arena. Open skate is held most Friday and Saturday evenings during the late fall and winter months from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Watch Facebook at Lakes Ice Arena for opportunities to enjoy the ice. Admission: $6/person; $3 for skate rentals. Dress warm!
The course opened in 2013 and features both amateur- and professional-level concrete tee pads and takes disc golfers through a variety of habitats including a restored oak savanna. Challenges include tallgrass prairie areas and a 30-foot tall glacial kame. Par for the course is 61. “Long holes to short stints, obstacles to open terrain — Read More »
Address: 24457 Stake Out Road Okoboji Iowa 51355 United States
Open Year Round
Parks Marina is not your typical marina – it is an Iowa Great Lakes lifestyle destination. They feature the industry’s most elite boat brands such as Cobalt, Crownline, Grady White, Scout, Carver Yachts, Mooma and Supra Ski Boats, Ski Natique, Harris Flotebote Pontoons, and South Bay pontoons. Parks Marina has received multiple awards from the Read More »
Speier Park is located west of the Kum & Go convenience store on Sanborn Avenue and directly across from the airport. The Speier Park property was donated by the late Sam Speier in the late 1960’s, with the first shelter house being constructed in 1970. At that time tennis courts were added, with some new Read More »
Address: 2188 HWY 86 Milford Iowa 51351 United States
Open Year Round
New for 2020! The Hook Up, located at Oak Hill Outdoor is every fisherman’s convenient one-stop resource for quality fishing bait and tackle, apparel, and accessories. A unique destination experience where your company is always welcome and the fishing stories are guaranteed to be shared.
The Studio Yoga and Barre offers a variety of classes for all experience levels: including Yoga (Vinyasa, yin, beginner, gentle & strong); Barre (mix of yoga, cardio, & light strength training); SUP Paddle-board classes in the summer launching from Okoboji Boat Works. Call for private classes and bachelorette parties. For class schedules find us on Read More »
Yoga is for every ‘body.’ Yoga Okoboji is a modern, clean and inspiring studio offering heated and non-heated classes for all levels. The studio is 100% solar powered, earth friendly, natural and warm. Any age and any body type can benefit from a yoga practice. Yoga Okoboji is a Yoga Alliance Registered School (RYS) and Read More »
Great Lakes Marine Sales & service has proudly been serving the boating community since 2003. We do it all, we do it well: sales, brokerage, parts, service, storage, and training. We are proud dealers of Alumacraft Boats, Cruiser Sports Series, Premier Pontoons, and Skeeter Boats. Allow us to take you for a ride!
You don’t have to live on the lake to have access to it. And, you don’t have to take a whole summer to learn the joy of a lifelong activity. You just need to attend one of our youth Beginner Camps or an adult Learn-to-Sail session to gain a skill that will change your life.
What’s our story? Well that’s easy. We love bikes and all things cycling. But the one thing we love more than that, is seeing the enjoyment others get from turning the pedals on their new ride, or maybe it’s seeing their young one pedal without training wheels for the first time, or better yet, we Read More »
Okoboji’s premier recreational axe throwing bar. Come swing some axes with us! We are a family owned and operated business, nestled in with some other local favorites between West Lake Okoboji and Highway 71. Come throw some axes with us and grab a beer while you’re here! Reservations are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome based Read More »