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Arnolds Park Amusement Park

37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA 51331-4501
+1 712-332-2183
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Nostalgic fun

We had a great time with a multi-generational group, some of whom had childhood memories of... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Kansas City, Missouri
via mobile
Family fun

Had a great time ride of all kinds Lots of food options Nutty bar was good Queen II CRUISES... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2017
harmit s
via mobile
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Historic Amusement Park and Museum. Celebrated over 125 years of operations.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“roller coaster” (37 reviews)
“day pass” (13 reviews)
“all ages” (21 reviews)
37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA 51331-4501
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great time with a multi-generational group, some of whom had childhood memories of Arnold's Park in its heyday. Nice mix of rides for all ages, mirror maze and tipsy house. Don't miss the wooden rollercoaster! The Bug House is a classic for...More

Thank Bookmom17
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great time ride of all kinds Lots of food options Nutty bar was good Queen II CRUISES 🚢 at 1,3, and 7 pm

Thank harmit s
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

One of the oldest roller coasters still running! The Legend built in 1927! I prefer woodies! The Air time! You feel the twists, turns, and dips! The rest of the park it was cute but nothing to write home about other than it's on Lake...More

Thank ryanflaate
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Nostalgia is really the only savior here. I was born in the area and grew up going to this park. It has a lot of great memories, sits on a gorgeous lake, and there are a couple good bars. As for the park itself? Well,...More

1  Thank Devin F
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had a blast at Arnold's Park. It's $30.00 for a wrist band to ride all day. If you don't want to ride, no probs, you can walk right in and enjoy the fun. You can also purchase tickets to ride just a couple of...More

1  Thank Staci C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Only opened the weekend we visited in late May. The ferris wheel I am told is one of the oldest in the US and is built mainly of wood as is the rollercoaster and track Get a day pass and your covered. Rollercoaster is great...More

1  Thank dennisp859
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Great mom-and-pop park! This amusement park is small and you can just walk in and look around for free. You can get a day pass wristband or pay to ride just a few rides. The roller coaster is pretty nice for a small part and...More

1  Thank Rayne E
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

So you ever get to the ticket counter of the amusement park and are like "oh man I only want to watch my kids enjoy themselves and may only ride 1 or 2 rides with them and I have to pay full admission" well Arnold's...More

2  Thank Luv2Adventure
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great park. It has been located here o er 100 years. It is located o. Beautiful Lake Okoboji. It has been updated but still has an original rollercoaster. Free concerts and fireworks take place every Saturday night. Great shops, food stands and...More

1  Thank james R
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Have lots of rides for older kids and adults plus rides for smaller children too. Our favorites were the roller coaster and bumper cars. The areas were kept very clean. It was hot that day but with the trees and a breeze, it was very...More

1  Thank Judy7751
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1 August 2015|
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Response from MKC1959 | Reviewed this property |
It depends on which band/pass you purchase at the gate whether or not all rides are included and there is a height criteria for some of the rides to ensure children are big enough. Rides for the little kids cost $2 to $3... More
Glennis M
7 July 2015|
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Response from Tammy C | Reviewed this property |
It was open 3 weeks ago.
Glennis M
7 July 2015|
Response from margaret w | Reviewed this property |
it was last year