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EAGLE GROVE AQUATIC CENTER

Visitors from all over the surrounding areas are welcome to join the Eagle Grove Aquatic Center this summer for some fun in the sun. Membership passes are available.

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BooneRiver

Boone River Greenbelt

278 acres located four miles south of Eagle Grove and 1/2 mile east of the Troy Rest Area, is a river corridor which includes an oak and hickory forest, open grassland, floodplain forest, and newly-seeded prairie. See Wright County wildlife, go fishing, canoeing, also open for hunting/trapping.

Troy Roadside Park

One-acre roadside park three miles south of Eagle Grove on Highway 17, has access to the Boone River and can be used for fishing and canoeing. Three large state-owned lake areas are within the borders of Wright County, which the county conservation employees maintain.

Three Rivers Trail

The Three Rivers Trail, just northwest of Eagle Grove, travels along the West Fork of the Des Moines River. The historic trail offers visitors miles of uninterrupted woodlands, marshes, river valleys and open prairies. The trail is 33 miles long. Three Rivers Trail can be used for hiking, nature viewing, biking, cross-country skiing, and snowmobiling.

Wright County Fairgrounds

Sixty camping spaces are available at the Wright County Fairgrounds (all sites have electricity, no water hook-ups, but water is available on the fairgrounds) in Eagle Grove, just east of Greenwood Park. Camp spots are booked during the fair dates, but other times during the summer they are open for booking. Consider renting spaces for family reunions, class reunions, as well as camping opportunities.

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Eagle Grove Golf Course

1127 - 270th Street
(515) 448-4166

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Greenwood Park

Adjacent to the Wright County Fairgrounds. One of the most used parks in the county is located on a 31-acre campus in east Eagle Grove. It houses the newer Family Aquatic Center, the skateboard park, four softball/baseball diamonds, and the Wright County Fairgrounds, two basketball hoops, playground equipment, grills, restrooms, shelters, and camper facilities.

Hewett Park

Located in the middle of town at the 600 block of SW Second Street, has two newly-remodeled tennis courts, four basketball hoops, playground equipment, restrooms, shelter, and grills.

Parkview Park

Located on Parkview Drive in southeast Eagle Grove, has four basketball hoops, playground equipment, and a small picnic shelter.

Fishpond Park

Located in a beautiful area in northeast Eagle Grove, has as its main attraction a fishing hole which used to be the town’s swimming pool. The park also has playground equipment, basketball court, and two shelters.

Jaycee Park

Playground equipment on S. Eastern Avenue.

Flowing Well Park

Located on the corner of SW 2nd Street and Cedar Avenue, is a very unique park, consisting of a small gazebo with a flowing well inside of it. A great stop for a fresh well-water drink.

Veterans Memorial Park

Located in the 200 block of West Broadway, was constructed in 2000 with donated funds and sponsored by the Eagle Grove Chamber of Commerce. This park offers a scenic display of flowers, shrubs, and vegetation in the central business district; it hosts a variety of community events.

Eagle Grove Historical Museum

401 West Broadway
Eagle Grove’s Carnegie Library is the home of the Eagle Grove Historical Museum. Built in 1903, the museum is on the National Register of Historic Places. Work on the museum has continued for a number of years and is ready for visitors to enjoy. For information regarding the museum, contact Joe Halverson at 1 515-448-4475.

WELLNESS CENTER

The Wellness Center believes fitness is not a hobby, but a way of life. The Wellness Center was founded to be the second home for all of our customers. Whether you exercise everyday, never stepped into a gym before,
or need therapy - The Wellness Center can help shape the new you.

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Debi Durham, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority, to speak at the Eagle Grove Chamber/CDC Annual Banquet

The Eagle Grove Chamber of Commerce and the Community Development Corporation will hold a joint annual meeting on Monday, January 29th at beginning at 5:30 pm. at Rails Banquet and Event Center, Eagle Grove, Iowa. Special guest speaker will be Debi Durham, director of Iowa Economic Development Authority. For more information on Director Durham, click here.

More details will be available soon.

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CONTACT US

Eagle Grove Chamber & Development
212 W. Broadway, PO Box 2
Eagle Grove, IA 50533

Phone: 515-448-4821
Fax: 515-603-6119
Email: chamber@eaglegrove.com