Arnolds Park Amusement Park

37 Lake St.
Arnolds Park, IA 51331- Map It
(712) 332-2183

AAA Editor Notes

Arnolds Park Amusement Park is at jct. US 71 and Lake St. at 37 Lake St. Considered to be the oldest amusement park west of the Mississippi, Arnolds Park is filled with more than 30 rides, games and attractions for all ages. Highlights include a log flume; a stock car raceway; an excursion boat ride aboard the Queen II; and The Legend, one of the oldest operating wooden roller coasters in the country. During the summer, big band concerts are held at Majestic Pavilion, rock ’n’ roll concerts are held at the Roof Garden and Live at the Lake concerts are held at Preservation Plaza. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Rides day pass $26.95; $21.95 (under 42 inches tall); $19.95 (ages 63+). Raceway day pass $25. Queen II ride $15; $13 (ages 63+); $5 (36-48 inches tall); free (under 36 inches tall with adult paid admission). A two-day pass and a season pass are available. Rock ’n’ roll concerts $5 (per person). Big band and Live at the Lake concerts free. Phone ahead to confirm rates.
Hours: Park and raceway open daily at 11, mid-May to early Sept.; closing times vary. Big band concerts are held Tues. at 6, mid-May to mid-Aug. Rock ’n’ roll concerts are held Thurs. at 6, mid-June to mid-Aug. Live at the Lake concerts are held Sat. at 7:30, June-Aug. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.