Rolfe Swimming Pool

The Rolfe pool is a cool pool to enjoy! Local Rolfe kids 18 and under can get in for free, with daily adult admission being only $3. The pool features a diving board, splash pad, shower facilities, lounge chairs and tables, and a concession stand. Read More

Pocahontas Swimming Pool

Cool off with a refreshing visit to the Pocahontas Swimming Pool! Enjoy the open swimming area, diving boards, and large slide this large pool has to offer. Read More

Earl Mackie Memorial Swimming Pool

The Laurens Swimming pool is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day. The City offers swimming lessons for children ages 5 and up. Lessons are held in two sessions during the season, and the cost for this is $30 per session. For exact dates and class information contact City Hall at 712-841-4526 or the Pool at 712-841-4772. Read More

Fonda Swimming Pool

Cool off on a hot summer day at the Fonda Municipal Swimming Pool. The zero entry pool is accessible and kid-friendly. Read More

North Park

Located on the north end of town, North Park offers an enclosed shelter for rent with a covered patio and new playground equipment. The park is just steps from the Fonda Swimming Pool and the Newell-Fonda baseball diamond. Read More

Outdoor Adventures for Every Season

If you’re an outdoorsy person looking for your next adventure, this is the blog post for you! We have a whole list of suggestions for outdoor activities during each season that you can do in Pocahontas County.  Spring Go birding as the songbirds move in at our county and city parks.Stay at one of the multiple campgrounds in the county.Rent a cabin for an evening stay at Straight Park in Fonda and Meredith Park (locally known as Plover Pit) near Plover.(You can explore county campground rates on the County Conservation’s website if you’d like to… Read More

Trip Ideas for the Whole Family

Pocahontas County has several family friendly locations your whole family can enjoy! Whether you’re young in age or just young at heart, each of these suggestions are a perfect fit for families who want to get out and explore at an affordable price. Each of the nine communities in Pocahontas County feature beautiful parks with something unique to offer. You can easily spend a day going around the county to each park for the kids to enjoy the playground equipment. All of these parks have recently had new playground equipment installed, so you’ll find quality equipment at each… Read More

Elbert Park Campground

Sites with full hookups, modern toilets, shelter house and tables, playground, and great amenities in walking distance (restaurants, bowling, movie theater, ball fields and courts, swimming pool). The best part is that it’s located right within Elbert Park!… Read More