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Park Arthur


  1. Archery Range
  2. Baseball / Softball
  3. Drinking Fountain
  4. Hardball Diamond
  5. Parking
  6. Picnic Area
  7. Picnic Tables
  8. Restroom/Portable
  9. Shelter
  10. Sledding Hill
This is our largest park and was acquired in 1996. It is named after Arthur Henry Thiesenhusen (1898-1990). He farmed on this land from 1911 to his retirement in 1966. The park was named by his wife Myrtle. The park is located on the far north-central part of the city. Park Arthur contains open agricultural land plus areas of woodlands and wetlands within a second environmental corridor.

Park amenities include:
  • archery range (45-yard shot) 
  • lit regulation baseball field
  • 3 lit smaller ball diamonds
  • overflow parking for Idle Isle Park in the designated area
  • parking lots for ballfields
  • sledding hill (50 foot)
  • equestrian trail
  • shelter
To request reservation of this shelter, click here.

Conservation Areas

This park contains a 9-acre mixed hardwood forest and 5 acres of wetlands.  Over seven acres of prairie was planted on perimeter and steeply sloped areas of this park.  Click here for Park Arthur conservation site map.

Off-street parking is available in 3 separate lots.

Park Arthur Sledding Hill Top view     Park Arthur Archery Range

Park Arthur regulation baseball field