Clarion, Iowa

Clarion, Iowa

Welcome to Clarion, Iowa. We want you enjoy your visit and hope perhaps you'll want to stay. Activities in Clarion range from a visit to the Heartland Museum to a day on the lake. How about a round of golf at the Clarmond Country Club & Golf Course, a movie at the Clarion Theatre or perhaps a refreshing swim at the Aquatic Fun Center is more your style. The Clarion Library can help you find the reference material for that last minute presentation or choose a good book, kick back, and relax. It's all up to you, there is always something to do in Clarion.

Try one of the many premiere restaurants Clarion has to offer. Traditional American menu's are available or you can indulge in a Chinese or Mexican Restaurant for savory meals. If fast food is what you are looking for order a pizza and have it delivered or drive thru and pick up a burger. Several area restaurants offer a delicious menu of Steaks, Chicken, Sandwiches, Appetizers and Daily Specials.

Clarion is proud of its manufacturing innovations and agricultural origins... An outstanding history of family farms and the world's largest producer of eggs. Clarion is where industry, agriculture, and vibrant shopping combine to provide excellent jobs and a wide variety of goods and services. Add to this a world-class hospital, a quality school system, and central access to the rest of the state makes Clarion the place where your business and family can grow. Take a look at our city, our events and the many entertainment venues and you'll agree. . . Clarion is the place to be.

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Rock Island Depot

The "Rock Island" Depot in Clarion was built in 1898 and restored in 1984, after it had fallen into disrepair. Originally built for the Burlington Cedar Rapids &

Clarion, IA Historic Depots

Heartland Museum

Heartland Museum houses area treasures, the Wright County historical library, opera house meeting room, and a walk down Clarion streets from the 1900s to present. A favorite exhibit features many hats and memorabilia from Alvina Sellers, the Iowa Hat Lady, with 302 of Alvina's 6,000+ Hats

Clarion, IA Museums

Clarmond Country Club

Clarmond Country Club is a public 9 hole regulation length, 36 par golf course. It'

Clarion, IA Golf Courses

4-H Schoolhouse Museum

Tour the furnished 1907 country schoolhouse honoring the birthplace nationally recognized 4-H four-leaf clover emblem. The former Lake Township #6 rural schoolhouse houses 4-H memorabilia, past 4-H uniforms, and other county history. The birthplace of the 4

Clarion, IA Historic Schoolhouses

Lake Cornelia, Park & Campground

Lake Cornelia is a 246 acre glacial lake, stocked with Walleye, Large Mouth Bass, Perch, Crappie, Bluegill, Bullhead, White and Yellow Bass, Channel Catfish. Day use and Overnight boat docking is available in the marina. The Park has a 70 Site Campground with 20-30-50

Clarion, IA Campgrounds

Things to do near Clarion, IA

Oakwood Public Golf Course

Course Access: Semi-PrivateHoles: 9Reserve Advance Tee Times: Yes...

Hardin County Historical House

Large Victorian home built in 1891, featuring antiques and collectibles from the Eldora and Hardin County area. Carriage hous...

Grafton Heritage Depot

Restored 125-year-old Milwaukee Road depot includes authentically furnished waiting room, depot agent's office and freight ro...

Herbert Quick Schoolhouse

Iowa author Herbert Quick was born in Grundy County and attended grammar school in this one-room school building. See author'...