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Park Arthur

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Features

  1. Archery Range
  2. Drinking Fountain
  3. Hardball Diamond
  4. Parking
  5. Picnic Area
  6. Picnic Tables
  7. Restroom/Portable
  8. Shelter
  9. Sledding Hill

History
This is our largest park and was acquired in 1996. It is named after Arthur Henry Thiesenhusen (1898-1990). He farmed on this land from 1911 to his retirement in 1966. The park was named by his wife Myrtle. The park is located on the far north-central part of the city. Park Arthur contains open agricultural land plus areas of woodlands and wetlands within a second environmental corridor.

Features
Park amenities include:
  • archery range (45-yard shot) 
  • lit baseball field (regulation size)
  • overflow parking for Idle Isle Park in the designated area
  • parking lots for ballfields
  • sledding hill (50 foot)
  • equestrian trail
  • shelter
  • 3 lit smaller ball diamonds

 
Conservation Areas
This park contains a 9-acre mixed hardwood forest and 5 acres of wetlands.  Over seven acres of prairie was planted on perimeter and steeply sloped areas of this park.  Click here for Park Arthur conservation site map.

Parking
Off-street parking is available in 3 separate lots.

Park Arthur Sledding Hill Top view     Park Arthur Archery Range

Park Arthur regulation baseball field