This Rare Footage Of An Iowa Amusement Park Will Have You Longing For The Good Old Days

Thinking back to your childhood summers, what’s your favorite memory? For many Hawkeyes, romping around Arnolds Park at Lake Okoboji was the highlight of their year. Take a look at what Arnolds Park looked like back in the day to see how much one of our favorite places has changed.

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You can find our more about the history of Arnolds Park and read about the restoration project on their website, here.

There’s more than just an amusement park by the lake, though! Read about how This One Small Iowa Town Has More Outdoor Attractions Than Any Other Place In The State.