Parks System

Effective June 3, the playgrounds and amenities in the parks will reopen to the public. PLEASE REMEMBER to use social distancing measures and use hand sanitizer to keep yourself safe as well as those around you.

Safety Warning: The park equipment is not sanitized. Use the playground and other park facilities at your own risk.

Welcome to the Mason City Parks System!

The Mason City Parks Department manages the City’s parks and trails on over 600 acres of land. Current parks range in size from the .28 acre Lewis Kipper Park to the 81.07 acre Lester Milligan Park. There are also more than 20 miles of biking/walking trails that run throughout the City. Playground equipment, shelters, walking and biking trails, basketball and tennis courts, sledding hills and fitness equipment are just a few of the many of the amenities offered within our parks system.

Shelter houses can be rented from May to September. The season for the availability of conveniences of restrooms and drinking fountains operating on a daily basis runs from April 15 through October 15. Park hours are 6 am to 11 pm daily.

Check out our Parks and learn about the  variety of amenities and recreational opportunities to experience!