Community Links for Families

Transportation & Rec

 Program   Address     Phone   
 Website/Email 
 Co.   Description  

 Transportation

Cat Van Clarion Public Transit

 Clarion Area

 515-851-0581

 

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Rides in the city limits of Clarion from
 8 am-4 pm.  Back to top
Co-City Bus Humboldt Area 515-573-8145
1-800-BUS-RIDE (800-287-7433)
Hearing Impaired 711 or 1-800-735-2942

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Eagle Transit Eagle Grove Area 515-293-2453

Wrt  Runs from 9am to 4pm on Monday-Friday. Will transport to Clarion or Ft. Dodge.
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 HaRides

 Webster City Area

 515-573-8145
1-800-BUS-RIDE (800-287-7433)
Hearing Impaired 711 or 1-800-735-2942

 

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Crestview to Fort Dodge; Electrolux
to Fort Dodge; Southfield Care within
 Webster City; Stratford Care to Ames
, Des Moines, Fort Dodge, and
Webster City and regular city routes.
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 MIDAS/DART

 602 1st Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-8145
1-800-BUS-RIDE (800-287-7433) 
Hearing Impaired
711 1-800-735-2942

 

All

Provides bus transportation in: Fort
 Dodge, Pocahontas, Webster,
Humboldt, Wright, Calhoun, and
 Hamilton counties.  Agent for
Jefferson Lines-Interstate Travel-
Route, Demand Response, and Para
transit Services.  Back to top

 TMS Non-emergency Medial Transportation Service

 

1-866-572-7662

 

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Must be an IA Medicaid member. 
Must make a reservation. 
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 Union Cab Company

 1813 3rd Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-570-2759

 

 Web

Transportation (charges vary). 
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 Recreation

 Libraries

 Badger Public Library

 211 1st Ave SE Badger, IA 50516

 515-545-4793

 

 Web

Public library.  Back to top

 Clarion Public Library

 302 Main St N Clarion, IA 50525

 515-532-3673

www.clarion.lib.ia.us

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Pubic library.  Back to top

 Duncombe Public Library

 Duncombe, IA 50532

 515-543-4646

 

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Public library.  Back to top

 Eagle Grove Memorial Library

 101 Cladwell Ave S Eagle Grove, IA 50533

 515-448-4115

www.youseemore.com/NILC/eaglegrove

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Public library.  Back to top

Fort Dodge Public Library

 424 Central Ave Fort  Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-8167

 www.fortdodgeiowa.org/library

fdplinfo@fortdodge.lib.ia.us

 Web

Provides a large variety of books.
magazines, CDs, DVDs, audiobooks,
puppets, and programs for youth. 
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 Gowrie Public Library

 1204 Market St Gowrie, IA 50543

 515-352-3315

 

 Web

Public library.  Back to top

 Humboldt Public Library

 30 6th St N Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-332-1925

 

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Public library.  Back to top

 Kendall Young Library

 1201 Wilson Ave Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-9100

www.kendallyoung.lib.ia.us

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Public library.  Back to top

 Lehigh Public Library

 241 Elm St Lehigh, IA 50557

 515-359-2967

 

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Public library.  Back to top

 Stratford Public Library

 816 Shakespeare Ave Stratford, IA 50249

 515-838-2131

 

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Public library.  Back to top

 Swimming Pools

 Clarion Swimming Pool

618 5th Ave N E
Clarion, IA 50525

 515-532-2315

 

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 Humboldt Family Aquatic Center

 14 3rd St S Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-332-7140

 

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Open May 26-Labor Day.  Back to top

 Jewell Pool

 410 Park St Jewell, Ia 50130

 515-827-5216

 

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Open June-mid-August.  Back to top

Rosedale
Rapids

1111 N 32nd St
Fort Dodge, IA
50501

515-955-4284

Web

 Stratford Swimming Pool

 1113 Moore Stratford, IA 50249

 515-838-2339

 

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Open June-mid-August.  Back to top

 Webster City Municipal Swimming Pool

 1000 Union St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-9190

 

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Open June 4-August 21.  Back to top

 Museums

 4-H Schoolhouse Museum

 Central Ave W, Gazebo Park Clarion, IA 50525

 515-532-2256

www.clarioniowa.com

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Provides access to showcases with
uniforms and early 4-H items. 
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 Blanden Art Museum

 920 3rd Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-2316

 www.blanden.org

 Web

Provides tours of the various types of
 art housed at the museum.  For use by
 individuals, families, schools, and other
 groups.  Back to top

Bonebright Museum Complex


Willson/Brewer Park Ohio and Superior Streets Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-9193
(Fuller Hall)

 

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Provides access to different buildings
and objects created in the 1800s. 
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 Eagle Grove Historical Museum

 401 West Broadway Eagle Grove, IA 50533

 515-448-3814
515-448-4613

 

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Provides access to the history of Eagle Grove including: displays, photos, and
collections. Back to top

 Fort Museum and Frontier Village

1 Museum Road
Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-4231

www.fortmuseum.com

 Web

Provides a facility for several special
 events throughout the year. 
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 Gowrie Deport Historical Museum

 Beck St N Laurel Park Gowrie, IA 50543

 515-352-3983

 

 Web

Provides access to: collections, photos,
 clothing, and other memorabilia that
 reflect the development of Gowrie. 
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 Humboldt County Mill Farm Historic Village

 905 1st Ave N Dakota City, IA 50529

 515-332-5280

 

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Provides access to Native American
artifacts, historical memorabilia, and
recreations of early Dakota City. 
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 Lehigh Historical Society Museum

 145 Main St Lehigh, IA 50557

 515-359-2139

 

 Web

Provides access to Native American artifacts, clay figurines, and historical memorabilia that traces the history of
Lehigh.  Back to top

 Swedish-American Museum

 County Rd D-54 Stratford, IA 50249

 515-838-2311
515-899-2222
515-838-2440

 

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Provides access to a pioneer log cabin
that was home to Swedish immigrants
 who were Stratford's first settlers. 
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 Webster County Museum

 515 School St Otho, IA 50569

 515-972-4804

 

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Provides access to a collection of items
 that reflect the history of Webster
County. Back to top

 Community Centers

 Badger Community Center

 211 1st St SW Badger, IA 50516

 515-545-4762

 

 Web

 

 Crossroads Youth and Family Center

 502 Main St N Goldfield, IA 50542

 515-825-3383

xroads@goldfieldaccess.net

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A recreational source for children and
families.  Provides a variety of activities
 including sports games on the
 weekends.  Back to top

 Fort Dodge Community Recreation Center

 1422 1st Ave S Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-573-7101

www.fdrec.com

 Web

Promotes physical health by providing
sport programs including: indoor track,
pool, basketball courts, exercise areas,
 and organized sports.  Back to top

 Fuller Hall

 625 Bank St Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-9193

 

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Reservations for family gatherings and
park shelters.  Also includes indoor pool,
 gym, weight room, aerobics, and youth
programs.  Back to top

 Harcourt Community Center

 116 Larch St Harcourt, IA

 515-354-5452

 

 Web

 West River Recreation Center, Inc.

 808 18th St N Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-604-3493

 

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 Parks

 Badger Lake

 P-56 Badger, IA 50516

 

 

Web 

Provides an area for fishing. 
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 Briggs Woods County Park

 2490 Briggs Woods Trail Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-9570

www.mycountyparks.com

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Provides access to: fishing, canoeing,
hiking trail, limited boating, campsites,
 and golf course.  Back to top

 Dolliver Memorial State Park

 2757 Dolliver Park Ave Lehigh, IA 50557

 515-359-2539

 

 Web

Provides access to: hiking, fishing, and tent/trailer camping and lodges.  Back to
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 Frank A. Gotch State Park

 Gotch Park Rd Humboldt, IA 50548

 515-332-4087

 

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Provides access to: campsites, fishing, picnicking, boat ramp, restrooms,
showers, playground, tables, and grills.  Back to top

 John F. Kennedy Memorial Park

 1415 Nelson Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-576-4258
515-576-3230

www.webstercountyia.org

conservation@webstercountyia.org

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Provides access to: campsites,
swimming, canoeing, boat ramps, fishing
 dock, hiking, lake fishing, golfing, picnic
centers, and lodges with fireplaces. 
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 Racing

 Hamilton County Speedway

 Webster City, IA 50595

 515-832-5382

 

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A half-mile track featuring weekly races.  Back to top

 Mineral City Speedway

 Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-574-RACE
              (7223)

 

 Web

A race track featuring races every
 Friday night.  Back to top

 Other Recreation

 Brushy Creek State Recreation Area

 3175 290th St Lehigh, IA 50557

 515-543-8298

 

 Web

Provides access to hunting, fishing, and campsites.  Back to top

 Fort Dodge Parks and Recreation

819 Central Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-576-7237

parks@fortdodgeiowa.org

 Web

Provides access to youth team sports,
age and skill appropriate youth sports
leagues, mini camps, sport clinics, adult
 team leagues, and tournaments. 
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 Hawkeye Community Theater

 521 12th St N Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-576-6061

 www.myfortdodge.com

 Web

 Rogers Sports Complex

 1628 Nelson Ave Fort Dodge, IA 50501

 515-576-2851

 www.fortdodgeiowa.org

 Web

Provides access to various softball and
 soccer games and tournaments
 between local teams and various  opponents.  Back to top