Welcome to the Great Outdoors

Washington’s recreational opportunities extend well beyond its quaint Central Park! The city 
and surrounding natural areas feature some of the best places to experience nature, wildlife,
 hiking, biking, boating, fishing and sports activities in Southeast Iowa. If you wish to rent one of our park facilities visit us here!

With its bandstand and fountain, Central Park in Washington, Iowa, hosts many community 
events, such as the Farmers’ Market and Thursday Night Live in the summer and fall. Take the 
kids for a swim at the Washington Steele Family Aquatic Center, walk the dog at Sunset Dog 
Park, or enjoy disc golf in Sunset Park. The Kewash Trail is within city limits, too, so bring the 
bikes for the whole family!

And did we mention the Washington Skate Park? Yes, we have one
 of those, as well.
 Nearby, within Washington County, there are many places to fish, camp, hunt, golf, birdwatch, 
picnic, ride horses, and rent a cabin. Anything you like to do outside, you can do in Washington 

Interesting Fact
The City of Washington has been a “Tree City USA” since 1992 and has received the Growth Award
 for 10 years. It’s part of an ongoing effort to keep Washington beautiful and inviting to 
residents and visitors alike.