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Tour the Prairie
FROM BICYCLE TRAILS TO MOUNTAIN BIKING TO WATERFALLS & PARKS
Island Park is located in the south part of the city and is bounded on the south and west by the Des Moines River. The Des Moines River Dam is a popular fishing spot for northern and walleye. One canoe accesses can be found at the south end of the park next to the campground.
The park includes a lighted athletic field for all school football, baseball events and city baseball games, two lighted softball fields, lighted horseshoe courts, picnic area, large shelter-house with tables and free electricity for cooking, playground equipment, restrooms and an outdoor pool. Cooperation between DNR and the city added two boat ramps in 1996.
Overnight camping available with electric hookup.
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