City Parks


Soper Park
North Broadway along South shore of Five Island Lake
Modern playground equipment; picnic shelter; beach house with restrooms. Lifeguards on designated area of south beach
Harrison Park
Main Street, between Call and State Streets
Modern playground equipment; picnic shelter and gazebo; restrooms
Brown Robbins Park
South Broadway/Hwy. 4, between 19th and 20th Streets
Playground equipment; picnic shelter; restrooms
Harlan Park
5th and Des Moines Streets, Playground equipment; picnic shelter


Sewell Park
Lakeshore Drive and North Huron, Picnic area along shore of Five Island Lake
Outdoor Shelters at Soper Park, Harrison Park and Brown Robbins Park
  • Reservation fees: $25 per day (includes $10 deposit) Beach House at Soper Park. Reserve by calling Emmetsburg City Hall 712-852-4030
  • Reservation fee: $50 (includes $15 deposit)
Kearney State Park
adjacent to Five Island Golf Club
RV camp site; boat ramp; fish cleaning station; shelter for campers
  • Camping Fees: $15 for campers with electricity; $10 for tents (non-electric), payable at drop box
Basswood RecreationArea
Hwy. 4/18 West
Boat ramp on West Fork of Des Moines River Picnic area; hiking trails

Contact Us

Maureen Elbert,
Executive Director
106 S. Dodge Street
Suite 210
Algona, IA  50511
Ph: 515-295-7979
Fax: 515-295-8873

8:00-5:00 M-Thursday
8:00-2:00 Friday




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