Open Memorial through Labor Day, visitors can learn about the Spirit Lake Massacre and the events leading up to and following its tragedy. Hour are 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday – Sunday. The Dickinson County Conservation Board staffs the Abbie Gardner Cabin in an agreement with the Iowa State Historical Society.
Make memories on more than 30 rides and attractions, including the famous wooden “Legend” Roller Coaster. There are rides for every size child, young and old, and games to challenge your skills! Free parking, free admission to Arnolds Park Amusement Park, just pay to ride the rides. The Park and Raceway are open daily at Read More »
What is more All- American than a hot dog and a vanilla malt from Bob’s fast food place along with a day at the beach than on Arnolds Park Amusement Park beach?! Bob’s overlooks a popular area for visiting tourists and locals. The beach is a close walk to the amusement park as well as Read More »
In September 2017, the Park received a surprise call with the announcement that the Funhouse Toys would be coming back to the Park through a generous donation from Dan Wells, Jared and Jacqui Penne, Mackenzie Wells, Carly Wells, and Tim and Joren Kinnetz. The slide, barrel and sugar bowl were all installed inside the newly Read More »
Back in the day, big bands and old-time rock n’ roll ruled the stage at the fabled Roof Garden. While the sound has changed, the spirit remains the same. Each summer, Historic Arnolds Park hosts a FREE concert series at Preservation Plaza.
The Raceway at Arnolds Park is perfect for a family or company outing, team building, or client entertainment. The Family Track, for ages 9 and up, offers the opportunity to experience the thrill of racing in a safe controlled environment. The Slick Track has drivers sliding around corners with wide eyes. Single rides, daily or Read More »
The iconic Roof Garden – which became famous throughout the Midwest for hosting marquee swing and then rock n’ roll bands – is in the process of a major rebuild. The New Roof Garden will closely resemble the historic two-story ballroom that was demolished in 1987.
You want it on the water – We rent it! The Iowa Great Lakes boat and water toy rental giant, Boat Okoboji Rentals features Okoboji’s newest and most comprehensive selection of rental boats and ski gear. Our fleet includes boats by Sea Ray, Avalon and Misty Harbor Pontoons, Sea Doo Personal Watercraft as well as Read More »
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 »
Captain John has fished Okoboji and the Iowa Great Lakes for decades. He knows where the fish are hiding, and how to catch them. John competed at the highest levels in wally tournaments for over 25 years, finishing as one of the top anglers of all time. The Captain enjoys teaching people how to become Read More »
With lush green rolling hills and an abundance of stately trees, Emerald Hills will ensure golfers of all skill levels a fun challenge at affordable rates. This beautifully maintained 6,651-yard course offers its players an enjoyable golf experience with its unique doglegs, water hazards, and quick breaking greens, along with a first-class clubhouse, a large Read More »
Address: 37 Lake St Arnolds Park Iowa 51331 United States
Memorial Day - Mid Septeber
Harmony Park is an amazing collection of interactive musical instruments. When played they are sure to bring a smile to the faces of all who can hear! These fabulous instruments are located in front of the Queen’s Court Shops. The instruments, require no skill to play, but are fun for all ages!
Relive the days of steamboats, motor launches and wooden cruisers with a visit to the Iowa Great Lakes Maritime Museum. The museum has amassed a vast collection of local photographs, articles and artifacts from the Iowa Great Lakes early ‘golden days’ of boating. Special features of the museum include a fully restored boathouse, 25 classic Read More »
The Iowa Great Lakes Trail winds its way around the lakes and through the Iowa Great Lakes region, including Spirit Lake, Okoboji, West Okoboji, Arnolds Park, Milford and Lake Park. The “spine” of the system is a 14-mile, hard-surface trail that accommodates two-way recreational traffic. Connecting to the spine trail are several other trails to Read More »
Take a rocking’ trip down memory lane at the Iowa Rock ‘n Roll Museum. Tour the recording studio and radio booth, play the jukebox and view vintage posters and record albums. Join them for Rock the Roof concerts in the Roof Garden for 11 consecutive Thursday nights during the summer!
Address: 129 Broadway St Arnolds Park Iowa 51331 United States
Open Weekends Memorial Day - Labor Day
Murphy’s is the BEST place to dance your tail off on Okoboji summer weekends. You can enjoy your favorite beer, cocktails or shots as the D.J. spins the tunes and you dance the night away with your friends all summer long.
Since 1992, Oak Hill Marina has been helping boaters find enjoyment on beautiful Lake Okoboji and waters all over the upper Midwest. Located in Arnolds Park, Iowa, nearly a stone’s throw across the highway from the historical Arnolds Park Amusement Park on Highway 71, Oak Hill provides a vast range of marine products, services, rentals, Read More »
The Okoboji Bible Conference is a unique place to grow in your faith. The 88th annual Conference takes place July 30 to Aug 5. It is open to anyone and at no cost, the entire week is operated solely on free will donations. There is programming for all ages! The teaching is engaging and the Read More »
Pirate’s Cove, ‘the Original Adventure Golf,’ offers an unequaled miniature golf experience! The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life in our award-winning theme park settings. Putt your way through caves, over foot-bridges and under cascading waterfalls, all amidst a fun-filled atmosphere of natural wonders, extraordinary landscaping, and enchanting pirate lore.
The Gardens on the lakeside level of The Central Emporium started out as boat storage in the 1920’s and has gone through many transformations. Relax and enjoy lunch or dinner in the comfortable, air conditioned bar or head outside to our expansive deck to soak in the sights and sounds of West Lake Okoboji at Read More »
Enjoy a day on West Lake Okoboji. Climb aboard the Queen II excursion boat, with an open-air upper deck and enclosed lower deck. Visitors of all ages will enjoy the narrated cruise around West Lake Okoboji, with beverages and snacks available for purchase. The Queen II takes passengers out several times a day on scheduled Read More »
Triggs has been in the boat rental business longer than any Okoboji establishment! Triggs is locally owned and operated. You will generally find lower prices for boat rentals and gas at our docks. Featuring power-boats, pontoons, PWC(s), paddle-boards, water bikes, kayaks and canoes. We rent to guests and the general public. Why pay more? Triggs Read More »
Entertainment venue located in the heart of the Okoboji Lakes Area. Stage with dance floor & overlooking mezzanine level. Rooftop bar THE NEXT LEVEL with view of West Okoboji Lake open seasonally. Bar available on all four levels of complex.
Off the beaten path but not out of the way, Chaplin’s offers hand crafted cocktails, six beers on tap and all your favorites. The food menu has something for every appetite. The best part of Chaplin’s is the clientele. They are an eclectic bunch with all ages sharing the music, speed pool tourneys and great Read More »
Enjoy West Lake Okoboji from a different point of view – parasailing at Extreme Watersports! Family owned and operated, they are gearing up for their 22nd season. They are open seven days a week, Memorial Day through Labor Day. Whether it is parasailing, renting ski boats, pontoon boats, paddleboards, personal watercraft, kayaks, or pedal boats, Read More »
Come experience a thrilling adventure where you solve riddles and puzzles and find clues in order to escape out of a room. Solve the mystery puzzle before the time runs out! The NEW Okoboji Escape Room is just right for YOU! A team building activity that creates scenarios where participants must rely on each other Read More »
Are you looking for a unique place to have a great glass of wine or beer while taking in fabulous conversation and spectacular art? This is the place, whether you are looking for outdoor seating, cozy lounge, or hightop table seating we have it all! Cheers!
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 »