Allamakee County Parks Department

Find Allamakee County Iowa parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.

Allamakee County Parks 110 Allamakee Street Northwest Waukon IA 52172

About the Allamakee County Parks Department

The Allamakee County Parks Department usually refers to an Allamakee County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in Allamakee County, IA. These include Allamakee County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • Allamakee County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Allamakee County, Iowa
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Allamakee County Parks Department jobs and employment
Allamakee County Public Parks

The maintenance of Allamakee County Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep Allamakee County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Allamakee County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Allamakee County Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in Allamakee County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Allamakee County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Allamakee County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Allamakee County Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The Allamakee County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Allamakee County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Allamakee County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Allamakee County

Allamakee County State Parks are the responsibility of the Iowa State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.