Winterset Aquatic Center has water slides and a separate toddler pool area, with chairs for lounging.
Pammel Park has a lot to offer, with historic sights to see, extensive trails, a nature center, and the only highway tunnel in Iowa. Middle River runs through the park, with a ford providing perfect splashing for kids. There is easy creek splashing access here, you can see more specific details about how to get into the water in this post.
Middle River Park connects to Winterset City Park and has lots to offer, with a playground, paved trails, and river access.
Jensen Marsh has a wide variety of wildlife and plant life, alongside diverse habitats. There is an abandoned railroad bed along the park’s edge with parking on each end, which can be walked on as a trail.
Hanson Prairie Preserve offers a unique look into the prairie ecosystem, with over 30 acres of tall grass prairie.