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Southern Iowa Craft Festival
Thu  |  November 14  |  7:30 am
Leon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting
Thu  |  December 5  |  7:30 am
Leon Chamber of Commerce Monthly Meeting

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If the great outdoors is your favorite place for recreation, look no further than Leon. Known for our parks, lakes, and trails there is something for the outdoor enthusiast throughout the year. 

Parks and Trails
Located within the city limits, there are three parks that provide recreational equipment for families to use.

  • Little League Park
  • Harvey Park
  • Masonic Park

Located right next to the Masonic Park and the Decatur County Fairgrounds is a 1.5 mile paved walking trail.

County parks include picnic areas, boating, camping, cabin rental, swimming, hiking, and playground areas. Some activities specific to site.

Little River Recreation Area

Slip Bluff Park

Nine Eagle State Park includes hiking trails, swimming, and camping.

Leon Golf and Country Club
A 9 hole golf course measuring 3,116 yards with a par of 36.  This is a private club open to the public with the exception of member league play. Green fees are welcome for guests. Clubhouse/bar rental for parties, receptions and meetings available upon request.
1204 W 1st Street
Leon, IA 50144

 Walking Trail in Leon