Recreation and Attractions

Water recreation, a state park and county parks, fishing, hunting, bike trails, prairies, wetlands, wind turbines – they are all available to be explored in Ventura.

The Ventura Grade is a popular fishing spot and Lynne Lorenzen Park includes public access for launching boats. MacIntosh State Park offers a unique camping experience with the first-in-the-state Yurts.

The Ventura/Clear Lake area was among the first to embrace the future with renewable energy via the Cerro Gordo Wind Farm. Learn more about high wind turbines at the Visitor Information Station south of Ventura on Balsam Avenue