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South Central Iowa, Iowa

South Central Iowa

Let the wind sweep you across the lake or hear you aloft in a spectacular balloon. Fish at some of the state's largest lakes. Or, catch the sprint car races at the famed Knoxville Raceway. One way or another, this region will take your breath away.

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Rathbun Lake Fishing Info.

The information below is provided by the Corps. of Engineers - thanks for the great information. Fishing Rathbun Lake is an 11,000

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Decatur County Museum

Museum includes three floors of unique collections. Historical artifacts and antiques are displayed in various room settings: old general store, parlor, kitchen, dining room, bedroom and blacksmith shop.

Leon, IA Museums

Buxton Park Arboretum

Enjoy the Victorian gazebo, formal fountain and lighting as you take a tour through formal annual, perennial and rose gardens. Self-guided interpretive tree tour.

Indianola, IA Arboretums

Red Rock Reservoir Fishing

Popular species that anglers regularly go after are Black crappie, Channel Catfish, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, White Bass, and Wipers. (Hybrid Striped Bass)

, IA Fishing

Rathbun Reservoir Hunting

Rathbun Lake offers many opportunities for a variety of game. Deer, pheasant, quail, turkey, duck, geese, rabbit and squirrel may be found on public hunting lands.

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Cordova Park Observation Tower

Climb this 106-foot converted water tower for an unparalleled view of the Des Moines River Valley and Lake Red Rock. You'll climb 170 steps to the viewing platform -- it'

Knoxville, IA Nature Centers

Terrible's Lakeside Casino

Casino offers two decks, 921 slot machines and 30 table games. Guests may relax in the comfort of the Lakeside Hotel, which overlooks West Lake and offers an outdoor swimming pool. The resort also offers a convention center, lounge, gift shop, buffet, and steakhouse.

Osceola, IA Casinos

Nelson Pioneer Farm

Structures include 1853 brick home, 1856 barn listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Oskaloosa, IA Museums


Airpower Museum

Visit this 20,000-square-foot museum on 30 acres of an antique airfield. It features various periods of aviation through models, engines, propellers, photos and original art. Approximately 20 aircraft are on display, including WW II models.

Ottumwa, IA Museums

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

The world's only museum dedicated to preserving the history of "big car" and sprint car racing. The Hall of Fame honors the outstanding achievers in the sport. Handicapped accessible. Gift shop on premises.

Knoxville, IA Museums

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