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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

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

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

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

Salorville Lake Fishing Forcast

Fishing Forecast A comprehensive survey occurring spring through fall of 2009 provided good information on the game fish s...

Story County Conservation Center

This 200-acre park, headquarters of the Conservation Board's Environmental Education Program, includes displays, exhibits, an...

Brunnier Art Museum

Art exhibitions; glass, ceramics and art from eastern and western cultures; gallery talks; children's programs....

Oakland Acres Golf Club

Course Access: PublicHoles: 18Reserve Advance Tee Times: 7 days...

Forest Park Museum

Museum presents the continuing history of Dallas County. Arboretum features a collection of trees from all parts of the count...