Jump Right In!

From boating and wakeboarding to ice fishing and skating, many recreational activities center around the lake ... all year round.

Jump Right In!

From parks to paths … waves and wild times on the beach, Storm Lake has every outdoor activity covered. Even when the sun goes down, the fun doesn’t stop!

King’s Pointe Resort

Kick up your feet in one of Iowa’s opt resorts. King’s Pointe offers everything you need for a unique vacation: indoor and outdoor waterparks, spacious suites and cottages, al fresco dining and fire pits, and even a mini-golf and nine-hole golf course across the street. Come see why we’re called “the pointe of family fun.”

Hike and Bike Trail

Miles of paved trails meander through the heart of Storm Lake. Join locals who bike, jog, skate and stroll beneath shady trees along the shores of the lake.

Buena Vista County Conservation Board Parks and Watchable Wildlife

Nearly 20 parks and outdoor recreation areas dot Buena Vista County and Storm Lake. 


Some land is made for golf, and Storm Lake is one of those places. A newly renovated public course and a championship level semi-private club challenge locals and vacationers alike.

Sunrise Pointe Golf Course

1528 E. Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA
(712) 732-8025

Buena Vista University Golf Course at Lake Creek Country Club

1 Club House Drive, Storm Lake, IA
(712) 732-8025


On a warm, sunny day, water is the best way to cool down! Storm Lake’s 3,200-acre playground is the ideal place for adventurers who don’t mind getting their hair wet.

Lakeside Marina

96 Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA
(712) 732-7465

Storm Lake Marina

207 W. Marina Road, Storm Lake, IA
(712) 213-9492


Campers in Storm Lake are some of the luckiest around. The lake views and the scent of campfires – all under the stars and a canopy of trees. But you’re never too far from all the amenities you’ll ever need.

Lakeside Campgrounds

96 Lakeshore Drive, Storm Lake, IA
(712) 732-7465

Sunrise Pointe Campgrounds

1001 Sunrise Park Rd, Storm Lake, IA
(712) 732-8023


With legendary populations of walleye, catfish, crappie and bass, Storm Lake is one of the best fishing lakes in Iowa! 

Click here for the latest fishing report for Storm Lake  

Public Beaches and Parks

The Parks Department in Storm Lake is one busy place. With thirteen parks across the community and three public beaches that will delight the whole family, you’re sure to find that perfect spot for a sandcastle, picnic or a game of catch with the kids!

City of Storm Lake Parks Department

Sunrise Park

Public boat ramp and docks, volleyball, open picnic shelters, fishing, swimming beach

Awaysis Park

Great lawn, lighthouse, playground, swimming, beach, restrooms, picnic pavilions, concessions

Chautauqua Park

Fishing, public docks, U.S. Navy fighting ship anchor, WWl and WWll monuments, tennis, basketball, playground, restrooms. Shelter house available for rent. 

Circle Park

Fishing, public dock, picnic tables

Sunset Park

Living Heritage Tree Museum, band shell, playground, restrooms, fishing

Frank Starr Park

Volleyball, open picnic shelters, playground, restrooms, fishing, public ADA dock

Scout Park

Playground, lighthouse, restrooms, fishing, public dock

Bel Air Beach

Public boat ramp, swimming beach

Emerald Park

Playground, tennis

Mandeville Park

Disc golf course, baseball/softball

West 9th Street Park

Playground, baseball/softball

Field of Dreams

Soccer, baseball

Kiwanis Park


Seneca Park

Playground, basketball court

Plan Your Trip


  • (712) 732.3780
  • (800) 752.4692


  • 119 W 6th St - PO Box 584
  • Storm Lake, IA 50588