All Outdoor and Recreation

Delight your senses with the beauty of the great outdoors! Mason City offers four seasons of fun – indoors and out! Come Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall there’s always something unique to discover and recreational activities to enjoy >> SEE MORE

  • Lime Creek Nature Center

    A public conservation facility nestled atop the limestone bluffs of the Winnebago River. The center features a variety of displays about the wildlife and natural resources of North Iowa. An outdoor amphitheater, hands-on nature displays and over nine miles of trails through prairie, forest and wetland habitat provide remarkable experiences. read more

  • Highland Park Golf Course

    Highland Park is a municipal golf course operated by the Mason City Park & Recreation Board. The golf course is comprised of two very distinct nines.  The front nine measures 2,950 yards and has small greens with tight, tree-lined fairways. The back nine measures 3,250 yards and has large greens read more

  • Mason City Aquatic Center

    Outdoor pool including two zero-depth entries, drop slide, tunnel & open slide, several water toys, 50 meter racing lanes and concession area. Hours: Memorial Day – Mid August. Monday – Sunday 1:00pm-8:00pm Admission: $4 Adults; $3 ages 3-18 & senior citizens; $1 ages 2 & under. Coupon books available.

  • Mason City Bikeways

    Explore meandering recreational trails, mountain bike along the limestone bluffs or pedal along on a leisurely sightseeing ride. Mason City offers numerous multi-use pathways, bike lanes, off-road paths and paved shoulders… all conveniently accessible and connected. Check out the Mason City Bicycle Map for trail details.

  • Mason City Country Club (18-Hole)

    Traditional 18-hole championship course layout, 72 par. Mason City Country Club has hosted many major events over the years.  It has been the host site of the Iowa State Amateur seven times; the Iowa Senior Amateur six times; and the Iowa State Match Play in 1992.  The Iowa Senior Amateur was held last read more

  • North Iowa Miniature Golf

    Outdoor 18-hole miniature golf course providing fun for all ages. Plus, three lighted driving ranges and golf lessons from a PGA Class A teaching professional. Bring your friends and family for a day of fun! Hours:  June-Sept.  Mon.-Sat. 9am-9pm; Sun. 12pm-7pm Admission: $7 Adults, $5 children 12 & under.