Local Attractions

  • Freedom Rock
    #40 - Located in a veterans plaza in front of City Hall, 191 Jacoby Drive East
  • Gateway Center
    at Epworth city entrance, rest stop & historical display
  • Jacoby Walkway
    One mile walking trail along Jacoby Drive at the south city limits.   The trail connects to the city sidewalk system.
  • Heritage Trail
    Midwest’s most scenic all-season trail, provides year-round activity for walkers, bikers, snowmobilers, and cross-country skiers. Trail segment located 1 mile north of Epworth. Follow the 26 mile route of a once bustling railroad into a 450’ valley past old mining and mill towns.
  • Centennial Ballpark
    Softball and baseball complex offers league and tournament events.
  • Bark Park
    Dog park is located north side of Centennial Park 501 1st Ave NE.  Breed restriction - no pit bull or pit bull mix breeds.
  • East Park
    Playground and picnic area located at 110 Bierman Road
  • Splash Pad, at Tower Park, open daily Memorial weekend thru Labor Day    
  • Tower Park
    Playground and picnic facility with pavilion and grills, located in center of town.   Pavilion rentals are taken at City Hall at 876-3320.
  • Game Courts
    Public facility for open play of tennis, pickleball, and basketball 8 am to 8 pm
  • Railroad Caboose & Museum
    adjacent to Tower Park, Epworth
  • Timberline Golf Course
    Located in rural Epworth
  • Epworth Gun Club
    12487 Gun Club Road, just north of city limits. Facility open May-Oct. Clay pigeon shooting and annual events.

 Area Attractions

Golf courses, bowling alleys, fishing, boating and camping facilities are just minutes away.

Iowa’s River Project, River Museum and River Walk, Dubuque, IA

Field of Dreams and National Toy Museum, Dyersville, IA


  • Town & Country Funfest event held first weekend in August, proceeds earmarked for specific community betterment projects.
  • Annual Firemen’s Dance, Epworth Fire Station, held last Friday evening of May
  • Annual Firemen’s Picnic Celebration, Fire Station, held the second Friday evening in July