Attractions

Albert the Bull Park in Audubon

This is where Albert the Bull resides the World's Largest Bull. It is located on the south edge of town. Click on for the story of "Albert the Bull"


John James Audubon Birdwalk

Admire the ceramic tile mosaics inset in the brick sidewalks throughout the downtown and the John James Audubon Park. They showcase replicas of Audubon's prints from "Bird of America." Walk the Walk in Audubon and you can find a collection of art work honoring the famed artist and naturalist John James Audubon, for whom both the town and county were named.

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Albert the Bull Campground

The park has modern camping with 40 hookups, a shelter house with a fireplace, and electricity. The neighboring sports complex consists of a swimming pool, tennis courts, sand volleyball, track, baseball fields, and children's playground.


Legion Park in Audubon

814 East Division St
Shelter houses, playground equipment, modern bathrooms, spacious grounds.


Dinosaur Park

400 Golden St
Shelter house, playground equipment, spacious grounds.

 

Audubon's County's Nathaniel Hamlin Park and Museum

The former County Home Farm, south of Audubon on Highway 71, has a Victorian House museum, meeting hall with dining room and kitchen, machinery building with antique farm and home artifacts, one room schoolhouse, blacksmith shop, barns, farm windmills and a walkout gazebo to see and feed the elk family. Picnic areas, hiking trails, south of Audubon on Highway 71, across from the T-Bone Trail. Click on for more information


Play Golf

Audubon Golf and Country Club
in Audubon
Nine hole course
Banquet room - Catering available
520 South Division Street…712-563-2348


Audubon County Conservation Club

The smell of gunpowder in the air puts a smile on the hunter's face. From May thru October, the Audubon County Conservation Club has been the site of competitive trap and skeet shoots which are held twice a month on Monday evenings. Competitors and spectators alike, are enthusiastic, even in the hot months. The Trap and Skeet Shoot Club is located a few miles south of Hamlin on the east side of Highway 71, formerly Isaac Walton Park. The cost is minimal. For more information, contact the president, Dan Stetzel, 712-563-9934.


Plow in the Oak Roadside Park

(south of Exira)
(one mile south of Exira on Highway 71 or exit 60 off I-80 4 miles north on Highway 71)
A five acre park with picnic area. A good spot to access the T-Bone Trail.


Littlefield Recreation Area

(east of Exira)
(6 miles east of Exira on F58 or I-80 exit 70, 7 miles north on F 58)
444 acres with over 100 full service campsites and a 70 acre lake.
Camping, electricity, dump station, toilets, showers, picnicking,
Hiking trails, lake/pond fishing, boating, hunting, winter sports,
swimming beach and beach house, and shelter houses. Click on for more information


Legion Park in Exira

Shelter house, baseball fields, tennis courts, basketball court, playground equipment, modern bathrooms. In the city square you will find a large gazebo, fountain, tables, benches, antique drinking water fountain and more...


Courthouse Museum in Exira

This Museum was the first courthouse in Audubon County. It contains special historical displays including artifacts from Audubon County history, a genealogical library, and video and newspaper clippings from the devastating 1958 flood of the Nishnabotna River. The courthouse is located at 200 East Washington Street and is open during the Fourth of July celebration which features a huge parade, carnival, and fireworks. Groups or individual tours are welcome by appointment only. Contact the Exira Public Library at 712-268-5489 or 712-268-2601 for more information.


"Old Glory Park"

in Brayton
(on Highway 71 north off I-80 3 miles)
Shelter house, play equipment, excellent access to the T-Bone Trial.


The T-Bone Trail

in Audubon County

T-Bone Trail Brochure click on
20 miles of trails in Audubon County and into Cass County. This trail is used by bikers, walkers, and others who enjoy the easy accessibility and smooth surface. The trail runs through the countryside along Highway 71. The trail begins at the Albert the Bull Park in Audubon and trails by Hamlin, Exira and Brayton under Interstate 80 into Cass County. Click on for sites to see


Heritage Rose Garden

in Gray

The Heritage Rose Garden, nestled in the little town of Gray, is a delightful discovery for tourists. Over 200 roses and other plantings flourish. The garden is a treasure trove with its arbors, arches, fountain, statuary, and a unique historic steeple from the town's first church. For more information contact 712-563-2742.


Kimballton's Han's Christian Andersen's Little Mermaid & Sculpture Garden and more...

Since 1978 a replica of the famous Little Mermaid statue of Copenhagan, Denmark has sat in the fountain at the city park a long way from her home in the sea. In 2013 eight different bronze sculptures depicting Hans Christian Andersen's famous tales have graced the garden.  

Audubon County's Freedom Rock

In the Kimballton Park is the colorful Audubon County's Freedom a part of the Iowa's Freedom Rock Tour. The artist, Ray "Bubba" Sorensen II, started the tour to give Veterans a unique recognition on Memorial Day.

More in Kimballton...

Located on the east side of Kimballton is the Lloyd Petersen Ball Park. On Main Street is the restful gazebo built reminiscent of the band gazebo of the early 1900's where the Kimballton Band played every Saturday night. Kimballton’s future plans include the Sculpture Garden being the beginning of the Little Mermaid Trail which eventually will make its way to the Danish Windmill in Elk Horn, IA. The Kimballton Park includes colorful play equipment. The "Danish" Immanuel Lutheran Church since 1904 sits on the hillside and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

New Century Art Guild in Kimballton

The New Century Art Guild is a non-profit organization that promotes the growth of artistic culture. It also supports the development of art-related careers in the Midwest, especially those of military veterans wishing to make new careers in visual art. The organization supports three buildings that feature over 4,000 square feet of studio and gallery space. They are located on Main Street in Kimballton. Exhibits and workshops change throughout the year. Click on for their brochure

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In the sister Danish village, Elk Horn is the Museum of Danish America. www.danishmuseum.com and the Danish Windmill and more...

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Randi Jo Munch Memorial Park

In Hamlin at the intersection of Highway 71 and 44. Great place to access the T-Bone Trail. The Randi Jo Munch Memorial Park in honor of Randi who lost her life unexpectedly and all those like Randi that we miss in our lives and hope to remember.