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Arnolds Park overview

Arnolds Park is known for its waterparks. Though Arnolds Park might not have many well-known attractions, you don't need to venture far to visit Emerald Hills Golf Course and Higgins Museum. There's plenty more to see, including sights like Arnolds Park.

Where to stay in Arnolds Park

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Arnolds Park can accommodate you. There are 8 hotels in Arnolds Park and you can shop as many as 16 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 20%. We have room prices starting at 47 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Arnolds Park as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 3 4-star hotels from 89 USD per night
  • • 15 3-star hotels from 81 USD per night
  • • 10 2-star hotels from 54 USD per night

How to get to Arnolds Park

Fly in to Sioux Falls, SD (FSD-Sioux Falls Regional), 81.8 mi (131.7 km) from downtown Arnolds Park. Mason City, IA (MCW-Mason City Municipal) is the next closest major airport, 91.3 mi (147 km) away.

What to see around Arnolds Park

Known for its amusement park, the area has sights especially popular with families like:
  • • 'Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark Okoboji
  • • Ranch Okoboji
  • • Clay County Fairgrounds
It's notable for its lakes, swimming spots, and top spots for nature lovers that include:
  • • Arnolds Park
  • • Thoreson Memorial Park
  • • Riverview Park
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Emerald Hills Golf Course (0.8 mi/1.2 km from the city center)
  • • Higgins Museum (1.4 mi/2.3 km from the city center)
  • • Brooks Golf Club (1.8 mi/3 km from the city center)
  • • Ranch Okoboji (2.1 mi/3.4 km from the city center)

When to visit Arnolds Park

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 51°F day, 7°F night
  • • April-June: 83°F day, 29°F night
  • • July-September: 84°F day, 43°F night
  • • October-December: 67°F day, 7°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 2.80 inches
  • • April-June: 11.50 inches
  • • July-September: 11.14 inches
  • • October-December: 4.09 inches