Community Information

Welcome to Clarion Iowa! There are so many things to do in Clarion there is no way we can fit them all on one page. Activities range from a visit to the Heartland Museum to a day on the lake. How about a round of golf at the Clarmond Country Club & Golf Course, a movie at the Clarion Theatre or perhaps a refreshing swim at the Aquatic Fun Center is more your style.The Clarion Library can help you find the reference material for that last minute presentation or choose a good book, kick back, and relax. It's all up to you, there is always something to do in Clarion.

Hungry? Try one of the many premiere restaurants Clarion has to offer. Traditional American menu's are available or you can indulge in a Chinese or Mexican Restaurant for savory meals. If fast food is what you are looking for order a pizza and have it delivered or drive thru and pick up a burger. Several area restaurants offer a delicious menu of Steaks, Chicken, Sandwiches, Appetizers and Daily Specials.

There are several area attractions you may find interesting.


Aquatic Center

The Clarion Aquatic Center offers a zero-depth entry pool including two large water slides and two fast drop slides plus two diving boards and a 12-foot deep end.

Aqutic Center

The Heartland Museum 

The museum was established to tell the story of agriculture in north central Iowa. Streetscapes of the Victorian era through 1950's, antique equipment and memorabilia as well as over 2,000 collectable Scale Models are featured at the museum.

Rock Island Depot Railroad Museum

Built in 1891 and restored in 1984, Clarion's depot was originally built for the Burlington Cedar Rapids & Northern Railway and serves as a local history museum. The building also serves as the office for the Clarion Chamber & Development office. To view the Depot contact the chamber office at 515-532-2256.

Lake Cornelia

Lake Cornelia, is a 244 acre glacial lake located six miles northeast of Clarion. Boat ramps, fishing, swimming and skiing are popular activities on the lake. Enclosed and open shelters offer areas for a picnic and several playgrounds are available.

Wright County Conservation Areas

Visitors will enjoy the many opportunities for boating, camping, hiking, water skiing, and picnicking in one of the many park and recreation areas in Wright County.

Clarmond Country Club & Golf Course

Clarmond Country Club is a 9-hole regulation length golf course near Lake Cornelia. This medium-length layout features 4 sets of teeboxes for the enjoyment of golfers of all skill levels. For more information contact the clubhouse at 515-532-2911.

Golf Course

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