Just opened in July 2010
Schmoker Family Park and Aquatic Center
1111 North 32nd Street, 955- 4284
Features 2 raft slides, family slide, plunge slide, swirl bowl slide and lazy river.
Youth Recreation pool with dumping buckets, 30 water features, wave generator, and diving boards.
Dodge CVB Member
Orchard features 20 varieties of apples, gift shop, play area, cafe and
near the NW corner of the airport at
2237 160th Street, Fort Dodge,
Blanden Memorial Art Museum
Dodge CVB Member
The Blanden Memorial Art Museum was Iowa's first permanent art museum
and is accredited by the American Association of Museums. It
located in Fort Dodge historic Oak Hills district at 920 Third Avenue
South, Fort Dodge.
Brushy Creek Recreational Area
Brushy Creek Recreational Area is the
largest recreational area with over 6,500 acres. It offers
visitors a variety of recreational opportunities including
camping (equestrian & non equestrian), hunting, biking, hiking,
horseback riding, boating, fishing and swimming. Brushy Lake
covers 690 acres.
3175 290th Street, Lehigh - (515) 543-8298
Dolliver Park is a mix of bluffs, canyons and flatlands
out over 450 acres with an abundance of hiking trails through
picturesque and historic Webster County.
Fort Dodge Area Symphony
Enjoy the music of the Fort Dodge Area Symphony during their various
shows throughout the season.
Dodge Choral Society
Fort Dodge's best voices come together
to share the music during various performances throughout the year.
Fort 8 Theatre
Modern movie theatre showing multiple big screen new releases.
1417 Central Avenue, Fort Dodge
Fort Museum and
Fort Dodge CVB Member
Replica Civil War militia fort houses an extensive collection of
military, pioneer and Native American artifacts. Front Street
includes a pioneer village consisting of original and replica buildings
which houses artifacts connected with the building.
1/4 a mile east of the intersection of US Hwy 169 & Iowa Hwy 20
Gypsum City OHV Park
park using recycled Gypsum mined land. ATV and Motorcycle
the majority of this ground. Also includes a motocross
training area and youth riding area.
Open daily from sunrise to sunset weather permitting.
Park closes during wet weather, call (515) 281-8385 for closure information.
Mill Road Fort Dodge
Harlan and Hazel Rogers Sports
2008 will mark the grand re-opening
the $6 million renovation of Rogers Sports Complex.
include upgrades in the playing fields, new buildings &
stands,mini-major baseball fields (depicting Yankee, Fenway, Dodger and
Wrigley Stadiums), Avenue of Champions Boulevard and Softbal Hall of
Fame Building and soccer fields.
1628 Nelson Avenue, Fort Dodge
Community theatre productions that are
from the people of Fort Dodge. These volunteers give their
and talent with one purpose-to keep art alive in their community.
Don't miss the entertainment of their numerous productions.
521 North 12th Street, Fort Dodge
Karl King Municipal Band
The Karl King Municipal Band plays
throughout the spring n summer entertaining large crowds and honoring
Fort Dodge's bandleader and composer Karl L. King.
The 394-acre park includes an adjacent
course, camping facilities, with hook-ups, playground equipment, Badger
Lake, nature trails, bird blinds, butterfly garden, dog training area & nature
Home to Lakeside Municipal Golf Course & Veterans Memorial Park.
It is located at 1415 Nelson Avenue, Fort Dodge
Multiple races scheduled throughout the summer and fall.
|Oleson Park, Fort Dodge's largest city park and includes a variety of recreational opportunities.
Petting zoo contains domestic and exotic animals and is open to the public in the summer months, hours vary.
Splash Pad provides water fun for small children through various water features.
originally built in 1938 this concert venue features bands from a
variety of music genres. On Sundays in June and July, visitors
can enjoy Karl King Municipal Band performances.
Playground received new equipment in 2009 and is designed to meet the latest safety standards and physical fitness for the youngsters.
Hiking and Biking Trails wind through hilly and wooded terrain.
located at 12th Avenue South and 17th Street, Fort Dodge
held at various times in the year and practice sessions are open to run
your r/c car.
Webster County Fairgrounds hosts a variety of events including rodeos,
flea markets, horse and cattle shows, the Webster County
Fair, trade shows, gun shows, weddings, fair and more.
22770 Old Highway 169, Fort Dodge
Museum contains a number of artifacts and collectsion from Webster
County including railroad, military and mining items as well as others.
opens for the season on April 14, 2011. Hours are Thurs-Sat. 10
a.m.-4 p.m. Call ahead to arrange tours (515) 972-4804
at 515 School Street, Otho
Lakeside Municipal Golf Course-north of Fort Dodge at Kennedy Memorial Park
Willow Ridge Golf Course-1788 Madison Avenue, northwest of Fort Dodge
Sunkissed Meadows Golf Course- located on Meriwether Drive west of the Kenyon Road Bridge along the Des Moines River.
Fort Dodge Country Club-Private Golf Course-west edge of Fort Dodge along Hwy 169
Deer Creek Golf Course-six miles north of Fort Dodge on Hwy 169
Shellabration provides 2 concerts a
year. One in the summer at Rogers Sports Complex and Oktoberfest
in the fall at Oleson Park.
Lizard Creek Blues Society
Enjoy Blues Music in and around Fort Dodge.
|Fort Dodge Bowling Alleys
Family Bowl and Fun N' Pizza
- 3599 5th Avenue South- (515) 576-7664
Ridgewood Lanes and Laser Tag
-326 South 25th Street- (515) 576-7214
|Comedia Musica Players
The Comedia Musica Players was founded in 1968. They are known to give professional-quality productions of
musicals of all types, from the dramatic shows “Show Boat,” “Man of La Mancha,”
and “Camelot” to lighter fare, “The Pajama Game” and “State Fair”, to the more
operatic “Evita” and “Phantom."
This year's group of vocalists, accompanists, percussionists and intrumentalists represents approximately 40 churches in the
area. They are dedicated to providing, through contemporary sacred anthems, a “music