Parks and Recreation

Park Superintendent - Christopher Myer
Park Maintenance - Ken Randeris

City Parks (Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all Playgrounds are CLOSED until Further Notice)

The city has three parks:

City Park/Harrison County Fairgrounds is located at 800 West Huron.
Summit Park is located on Summit St between North 3rd Street and North 4th Street.
Willow Park is located on Park Avenue and West Superior.

Call the Clerk's Office for availability on renting Groom's Hall and a kitchen facility located in the City Park. Groom's Hall is air conditioned and cost is $75/day. Cost to rent the kitchen is $50/day. The park is also available for daily rent. The fee is $100 with no electricity and $150 with electricity. There is a deposit of $100. Missouri Valley City Parks and Camp Sites are open from April 15th through October 15th.

Camping (Effective Friday, May 22, 2020 COVID-19 Restrictions)

All Park buildings are CLOSED to the public, however, staff is still working normal business hours.

Campgrounds at the City Park, 800 West Huron, are OPEN on a first-come, first-served basis.  Camping is open to only self-contained units.  There will be NO tent camping.  Water and electricity are available in the campground.  Campsites are to be occupied by registered campers only and family-no extra visitors or large groups will be allowed.  Park visitors and campers are expected to maintain social distancing of 6 feet, proper hygiene, and limit groups to no more than 10 people.

 Please adhere to the following rules:

  • Restrooms CLOSED through at least May 27th.
  • DO NOT use playgrounds.
  • Please stay home if you have been sick or traveled in the last two weeks.
  • DO NOT gather in groups of more than 10 and maintain social distancing to the recommended 6 feet. The Park and Police Department will be enforcing this mandate with a verbal warning followed by a citation if needed.
  • City Staff will not be sanitizing equipment. Use of equipment is at your own risk.

 Please call the office at 712-642-3502, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. if you have questions or concerns.

Rates are $15/night for electrical spots. There is a dump station and open fires are not allowed. No reservations are accepted, first come, first served on a self registration system.

Aquatics Center

Manager Katie Preston: Assistant Manager: Lisa Dozier - Pool Phone - (712) 642-2001
The Aquatics Center is located at 700 West Huron.
Aquatic Center 2019 Flyer

Dog Park

Dog Park Rules

Donate to help build a Dog Park Please help create a safe and attractive place for dogs and (humans) to walk and romp. Click here to learn more about this fun and needed project and where to make your donation. There will be a Donor Board - Bone Acknowledgment for $250 Bronze, $500 Silver and $1,000 Gold displayed.