City Park
City Park
200 E. Park Road

City Park map, including facilities

107.3 acres 

Acquired in 1906


  • Amusement rides -
    2018 Schedule:
    Open 1-7 p.m. daily, Saturday, May 26-Sunday, Aug 19
    Open 1-6 p.m. on weekends, August 25-Sept. 23
    In honor of the City Park Amusement rides’ final season of operation, Iowa City Parks and Recreation is offering free rides in August (7 days a week) and September (weekends only). In July, fees are $1/ride or $8/10-ride punch card.
    View the Parks and Recreation home page for more information.
  • Basketball courts
  • Bocce courts
  • Canoe dock
  • Carnival rides
  • Cooking grills
  • Horseshoe courts
  • Ice skating (outdoor): Visit for ice condition updates or call 319-356-5100.
  • Multi-use fields at the entrance
  • Nature study
  • Picnic shelters (14) with electrical outlets
  • Picnic tables
  • Play equipment
  • Playground softball
  • Ponds (2)
  • Restrooms
  • Riverfront boat ramp
  • Riverside Festival Stage
  • Sand volleyball
  • Swimming pool
  • Tennis courts
  • Trailhead parking
  • Walk-run trail routes
  • Water
  • Youth baseball league

Take a virtual tour of City Park.

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