Park's and Rest Areas
Ashton City Park
Located on the West side of town, the city park comes equipped with a basketball court, baseball field, playground equipment and public restrooms. The park includes a shelter house that is available for rent (contact 712-724-6167 for availability) and a variety of shaded picnic areas. The ball field is always open for fun and is used for the kids Summer Rec programs and the Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball league every Wednesday night starting in April. Join the fun by putting a team together or if you don't play stop down and grab a hot dog from the snack shack and root for you favorite team. You can find more information under the Co-Ed Softball tab under Organizations.
The Wayside Park is located on the East side of town. The park includes a small playground area, working restrooms, basketball/tennis courts, sand volleyball court, pit access for swimming or fishing and a small shelter house equipped with picnic tables. There is a dock to fish off of or a beach area to relax. Get a group together and head on out to the sand volleyball court or take a float on the pit and enjoy the sun.
The Roadside Park is located off old highway 60. The Roadside Park is being converted into a camping area. With direct access to the dam and great fishing areas it is a great place for a quick rest along your journey or a soon to be great place to camp out for the night.