About Us

Marshalltown Parks and Recreation oversees the care and management of approximately 200 acres of parks and open space, including 22 parks, an aquatic center, rental shelters, and a campground.  Parks & Recreation also plans annual recreation activities, sports, and special events.  The Parks Division takes care of City streetscapes, landscaping beds, and assists with right-of-way tree maintenance.

2023 Activity Guide

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News and Information

  • Registrations are now being taken for all fall and winter activities including youth basketball, indoor soccer, youth volleyball, swim lessons, and more!
  • The Linn Creek Trail is open from Riverview Park to Grimes Farm
  • The Riverview Campground closing on October 23rd for the season


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To develop and promote recreational opportunities and to maintain and preserve parklands and facilities for the community.


To provide affordable recreation and leisure opportunities to all area residents of Marshall County. 


Marshalltown Parks and Recreation programs and facilities are available to all citizens regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Reasonable accommodations and support can be requested to provide an individual’s participation in desired programs and activities

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