Distinctly Different

Outdoors/Nature

  • Disc Golf

    402 Woodland Street, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

    Phone: 641-754-5715

    https://marshalltown-ia.gov/282/Disc-Golf

    (inside Riverview Park)
    This 18-hole disc golf course is complete with concrete tee boxes, challenging holes and water hazards. Built in 2012, the course is sure to please all skill levels.

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  • Futsal courts

    220 North 13th Street, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

    Phone: 641-754-5715

    Futsal is a form of soccer played with a smaller ball, on a smaller court and with five people to a team.

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  • Green Castle Recreation Area

    2891 Green Castle Road, Gilman, Iowa 50106

    Phone: 641-754-5490

    http://www.co.marshall.ia.us/departments/conservation/fishing

    Area features restored native prairies and is a designated wildlife refuge. Fishing, hiking, sand volleyball, a small bison herd and Trumpeter Swan exhibits plus an observatory. Lookout Shelter available for rent. Campgrounds coming soon.

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  • GrimesFarm & Conservation Center

    2359 233rd Street, Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158

    Phone: 641-752-5490

    http://www.co.marshall.ia.us/departments/conservation/index_html

    An interpretive center with environmental educational displays.

    Nature Playscape
    The outdoor playscape is an ideal place for families to swing, crawl and experience nature. Enjoy a StoryWalk great way to encourage physical activity and reading.
    Observation Tower & Trails
    Hiking trails provide access to 160 acres of nature trails through forests, wetlands, prairies and crop fields. Hike to the highest elevation point of Grimes Farm: 30’ observation tower.

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  • Marshalltown Family Aquatic Center

    212 West Washington Street, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

    Phone: 641-844-1515 (June-Aug.); 641-754-5715 (Sept.-May)

    https://marshalltown-ia.gov/233/Aquatic-Center

    The aquatic center has zero-depth entry, play water features for children, water slides, drop slide, diving board, 8 lap lanes and a lazy river. Concessions available. Call for hours and pricing.

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  • Nicholson Ford Woodland

    2814 E Marion St, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

    Phone: 641-751-4919

    http://riderplanet-usa.com/

    This is a 110-acre park with approximately 20 miles of tight, riverbottom, wooded trails.

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  • Skate Park

    901 South 6th Street, Marshalltown, Iowa 50158

    Phone: 641-754-5715

    https://marshalltown-ia.gov/288/Skate-Park

    Consists of a half pipe and a quarter pipe with a bank ramp. The all-steel elements are available for both skateboards and bikes. The park is open during daylight hours. A citizens committee is working to raise funds to add features to the park.

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