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Arnolds Park Amusement Park

37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA 51331-4501
+1 712-332-2183
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Small but excellent amusement park!

Have lots of rides for older kids and adults plus rides for smaller children too. Our favorites... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Omaha, Nebraska

Once again, I had the pleasure of visiting Arnold's Park. I remember as a child coming each summer... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Brenda S
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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Historic Amusement Park and Museum. Celebrated over 125 years of operations.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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37 Lake Street, Arnolds Park, IA 51331-4501
+1 712-332-2183
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank Judy7751
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Once again, I had the pleasure of visiting Arnold's Park. I remember as a child coming each summer to be in the lake and go on the ridea. Having a Nutty bar and enjoying the cotton candy. This year was a little different, I still...More

Thank Brenda S
Reviewed 1 week ago

OK - not a "thrill," but it's part of Iowa history and not to be missed. Although tickets are somewhat expensive, it's free to wander around and be entertained by the sight of children running from ride to ride. Yep - it's for kids, and...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Arnolds Park with six adults, a five year old, and a 2 year old. We bought one adult bracelet, one child's bracelet, and a bracelet for the 2 year old along with a chaperone bracelet. The kids loved the rides, and overall...More

Thank hrharris82
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a nice time at Arnold's Park Amusement Park. The grounds are very clean, the prices are reasonable and the staff was very friendly. The Queen II was a fun experience. We enjoyed the tour of West Lake Okoboji and learning a little of...More

Thank lesfergie5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Great location right on the shore of West Lake. Plenty of options of rides for all ages, games available with prizes, and numerous food stands. My favorite ride is the roller-coaster. .. NO CHARGE for entering the park. OPTIONS for rides are single ride...More

1  Thank Lyn R
Reviewed March 14, 2017

We came here as a family toward the end of August. We had a GREAT time! The lines were extremely minimal and my children were able to get right back on the ride of their choice and many times, they didn't even have to leave...More

1  Thank Alecia35
Reviewed January 9, 2017

It is a very old amusement park with old equipment. But, it was still open last summer and it was busy at night when the weather was warm. I was there and I rode on a couple of the easier rides. There is a small...More

Thank david_hance_iowa
Reviewed October 19, 2016

We love going to Okoboji every summer. We enjoy our time at Arnold's Park. When my daughters were younger, we bought season passes and enjoyed going on rides with them, playing games and eating and shopping in all the neat little stores. You don't need...More

Thank Ldjb60
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Its a nice park, with a huge open area to stroll around or choose your favourite rides. The lake provides a nice view for photographers - dont forget to take your camera if you are a photography enthusiast. You can opt for a water-ride as...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is all the rides & shows free? Once you pay at the gate.
July 31, 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
Is the fun house still operating
July 7, 2015|
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Response from Tammy C | Reviewed this property |
It was open 3 weeks ago.
Glennis M
Is the fun house still operating?
July 7, 2015|
Response from margaret w | Reviewed this property |
it was last year