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.
The Dickinson County Museum preserves and shares the heritage of Dickinson County through a variety of exhibits. The Museum is one of the original depots found along the Chicago-Milwaukee-St. Paul Railroad, and it now houses an extensive collection that depicts the area’s historic railroad, agricultural, resort and industrial eras.
It’s all free at the Dickinson County Nature Center! Check out the live animals, indoor beehive, kids space area and all-new interactive exhibits in Pollinator Paradise. Head outside for the Nature playscape, disc-golf, trails and the Westport Schoolhouse. Year-round programming is also free.
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.
The Indian Motorcycle Experience Center showcases current and historic Indian motorcycles, displays vintage artifacts and memorabilia, and offers visitors the opportunity to purchase exclusive factory merchandise. Guests are also able to view a short video tour of the manufacturing facility during times when guided tours are unavailable. Guests are welcome to visit the Indian Motorcycle 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 »
Kurio Kastle is an awesome place for a family fun outing. We provide the pottery, glaze, tools, and ideas all you have to do is be ready to have creative fun. Just walk in and get started. No appointment necessary, call ahead for groups of 6 or more. Come, paint, let your inner artist out.
The Lakes Area Dog Park in a partnership with Lake Okoboji United Methodist Camp is building this dog park on the south campus of the Methodist Camp property. The design of the six-acre dog park allows two dog areas. One for large dogs and one for small / timid dogs. The dog park has been 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 »
Okoboji View combines a great golf experience with the unmatched beauty of the NW Iowa landscape. After a major renovation of the golf course in 2014 and 2015, they have 12 acres of wetlands and reformatted holes. Driving range, practice area and lessons available with Iowa Hall of Fame PGA Professional Curt Schnell. Fully Stocked Read More »
Address: 21301 155th St Spirit Lake Iowa 51360 United States
Open Year Round
Pikes Point State Park is situated on West Okoboji Lake and is home to one of the most popular swim beaches in the area. Pikes Point’s beach also has a very popular swim platform located within the swimming area for users to sunbathe or play on.
If you are looking for a great friends or family destination to cool off, splash and pay, the Splash Pad is the place to be. Memorial Park, overlooking East Lake, has 2 shelters, playground equipment, picnic tables and the centerpiece Splash Pad! Bring your lunch and enjoy a day at the park.
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 »
To relive days of the past in a one-room school, visit the Westport Rural Schoolhouse built in 1896 and used until 1952, Featuring historic primers, desks, piano and maps. Located in Kenue Park and open seasonally Tuesday through Sunday.
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 »
Corner Lanes is your one stop destination for a fun night out with family and friends. There is a full service bar and kitchen. Corner lanes also will host birthday parties and group outings. For a unique night of bowling call ahead to find out when they offer cosmic bowling.
It’s a party with art; Creative Spirits allows you and your friends to Paint, Sip, and Create! It is simple – bring your friends, have your favorite glass of wine, and get ready to amaze yourself. An area artist will take you step by step to create your very own art! No experience necessary – Read More »
Address: 1803 18th St. Spirit Lake Iowa 51360 United States
Open Year Round
Fisherman’s Factory Outlet gives you deeply discounted fishing products. (FFO prices are routinely 40% or more below manufacturer suggested retail prices.) All prices are stated in U.S. dollars. We only offer the highest quality, name brand merchandise. FFO can deliver these low prices by specializing in overstocks and close-out items. Because FFO is a true 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!
Established in 1968 by Ed & Alice Kabele, located in the heart of the Iowa Great Lakes, surrounded by crystal clear fishing waters, our area is one of the most sought after tourist attractions. Kabele’s ownership was taken over by Thane Johnson in April 2004 with Tanya Petersen joining the partnership in 2010. Kabele’s Trading Read More »
Make-A-Wake Watersports is your full service boat and jet ski rental shop on West Lake Okoboji. We are located lakeside of the Village West Boat House at Village West Resort and Hotel. Open daily (weather permitting) from Memorial Weekend through Labor Day weekend. Available for rental are Pontoon Boats, Speed Boats, Deck Boats, Jet Skis, Read More »
Okoboji Brewing Company, LLC intends to create a pleasant, enjoyable and sociable environment through the provision of refreshing high-quality brews. Hence we intend to assist in the creation of a welcoming and relaxed environment reflective of people enjoying themselves and the Iowa Great Lakes. OBC brews a few of their own signature beers and has Read More »