Jester Park has been one of central Iowa’s favorite outdoor playgrounds since 1958. The 1,675-acre park on the western shore of Saylorville Lake offers camping, picnicking and golfing in a quiet country setting. Jester Park offers more than 168 campsites along the lakeshore and across the wooded hills overlooking Saylorville lake. Tournament Club of Iowa is the only Arnold Palmer signature course in the state of Iowa. Tee time for the Tournament Club goes every 10 minutes starting from as early as 8 a.m. and going until 4 p.m. If you’re looking to stay overnight Qube hotel has 44 beautiful rooms sitting high above the finishing holes of the Tournament Club! When you’re in Polk City make sure to make a visit to Hindu Temple Cultural Center. The Hindu Temple Cultural Center is described as beautifully breathtaking and intricacy abound, a must stop if you’re in the area. Walk in and visit to learn about Hinduism or marvel at the architecture. Visit the website for more information about events and festivals at the temple. Fenders Brewing focuses on quality and variety, brewing beers on site. From a welcoming blonde ale to an American black ale packed with flavor and hops, they’ve got something for everyone. Fenders Brewing also includes guest ciders, local foods and games for the kids.
Polk City CRISIS RESOURCES
- Polk City Police Department: (515) 984-6565, 309 W Van Dorn Street, P.O. Box 381, Polk City
- Polk County Resources:
- Sheriff’s Office: 1985 NE 51st Place, Des Moines, IA, 50313
- Administration: (515) 286-3814
- Communications/non-emergency: (515) 286-3333
- Law Enforcement: (515) 286-3306