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Places

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, the Nature Center is 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 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

    The Mason City swimming pool including two zero-depth entries, drop slide, tunnel & open slide, several water toys, 50 meter racing lanes and concession area. Mason City Aquatic Center Hours: Memorial Day – Mid August. Monday – Sunday 1:00pm-8:00pm Lap Swim: Noon-1:00pm & 5 pm – 6 pm Admission: $4 Read more [...]

  • 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.

  • 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.