The Athletic Field features tennis and basketball courts, a skateboard park where kids flock from around the area, volleyball courts, baseball and softball fields, restrooms and parking. In the winter, the concession building becomes a warming house for the adjacent ice skating and hockey rinks that are open after school and weekends.
This park is situated on the Mississippi River with a large beach area. The park often hosts weddings and private romantic dinners in the park’s new Gazebo. Walking paths will wind you though the park passing the picnic shelter and views of the marina. A campground with 48 seasonal sites and 3 transient sites is adjacent to the park with modern restrooms and showers situated between them.
Park amenities include:
- Picnic Pavilion
- New Public Restroom facilities with showers located adjacent to park by campground exit.
Picnic shelter and playground
This park features a prominent WW1 cannon from the early 1900′s. The cannon was almost salvaged but, thanks to community members, was placed in the park and has become a landmark near the middle of town.
Dennis Pfeilsticker Memorial Park
This park commemorates Dennis Pfeilsticker, a local ambulance emergency medical technical who served the citizens and the youth of Wabasha for many years. Using memorials, his family sponsored the playground equipment in his memory.
Adjacent to the park is the City Pool which features 3 water slides and a kiddie pool open early June through Labor Day weekend.
Located under the interstate bridge on Main Street, this park area has a pleasant picnic table area, benches and a stage which features entertainment throughout the year. On Fridays in the summer, you can see free outdoor concerts sponsored by our River Junction Arts Council and Thursdays beginning in spring through fall, the Wabasha Farmer’s Market is held here.
Izaak Walton Park
Enjoy this 2-acre park with it’s shelter, BBQ pit and restrooms. The area features a large boat launch area, 16 seasonal docks, 4 transient docks, and an extra long dock which throughout the summer you can enjoy the rowing club coming and going. A convenient walking bridge connects this park with the campground and Beach Park.
On the backwaters of the Mississippi River, this 4-acre park has two shelters, restrooms, a children’s playground area, and free parking. A handicap-accessible fishing dock offers angling opportunities for everyone! Visitors can use the BBQ pit, horseshoes, portable volleyball net and walking trail.
Originally donated to the city in the early 1900′s, the park was abandoned. In recent years the park was donated back to the city by Wabasha resident, Paul Busch. The park was restored back to its original look with gracious donations from the community. The park features a fountain, walkway, entrance posts, antique lighting and flower gardens.
Veteran’s Memorial Park
With its Veteran’s Monument and American Flag, this parks serves as the location for their Memorial Day services. The carving by local artist Jim Smith honors Vietnam Veterans.