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  • Seven Oaks Recreation

    Enjoy downhill skiing, snow tubing, snowboarding, tent camping, mountain biking. Full-service canoe, kayak or tube floats on scenic Des Moines River. Lodge rental available for special events. Three m...
    Seven Oaks Recreation

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Seven Oaks Recreation

Enjoy downhill skiing, snow tubing, snowboarding, tent camping, mountain biking. Full-service canoe, kayak or tube floats on scenic Des Moines River. Lodge rental available for special events. Three motocross races annually, plus several mountain bike races. Two new paintball fields available.

Boone, IA Recreation

Mamie Doud Eisenhower Birthplace

Frame house with restored summer kitchen and furniture from Mamie's family. Master bedroom includes bed in which Mamie was born. Lower-level museum and library features photos of Mamie and Ike, memorabilia and gift shop. See 1949

Boone, IA Famous Homes

Kate Shelley Railroad Museum and Park

Restored depot where visitors learn the dramatic story of 15-year-old Kate Shelley's warning of upcoming danger to a passenger train. See working telegraph, railroad memorabilia and artifacts relating to Shelley'

Boone, IA Museums

Boone & Scenic Valley Railroad

Hop aboard the tourist line railroad, which travels 15 miles (dinner and dessert trains travel 22 miles) through the beautiful Des Moines River Valley over two great bridges. See displays of historic railroad items and equipment. Valentine Dinner Train in February;

Boone, IA Railroad History

Boone County Historical Center

Experience the drama of the Kate Shelley story. View a coal mine replica, extensive gun and military collection, mounted wildlife collection and genealogical records.

Boone, IA Historic Centers

Things to do near Boone, IA

Jefferson Telephone Company Museum

One of the few telephone museums in America, it features many early telephone and switching displays....

Newton Kart Klub

Enjoy weekend races on this 1/8 mile dirt oval go-cart track....

Binford House

Italianate-style 1874 home with Italian marble, curved staircase, walnut built-ins. Listed on National Register of Historic P...

State Historical Building

In a modern glass and granite building, discover an exciting hands-on approach to exploring Iowa's past. This showcase of the...

American Legion Memorial Golf Course

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 3 days...