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Western Iowa

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Western Iowa is in the United States of America.


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  • Abbie Gardner Cabin, Arnolds Park (N of Spencer on US-71), +1 712 332-7248. Memorial Day weekend-Sep M-F noon-4PM, Sa Su 9AM-4PM. A fatal encounter between Wahpekute Dakota Indians and settlers is at the forefront of this site, one of the locations etched in the history of the "Spirit Lake Massacre." Abbie Gardner was a 13-year old killed in the skirmish. Also learn about the Dakota leader Inkpadutah. Built in 1856 and listed on National Register of Historic Places. Free.


  • 1 Arnolds Park Amusement Park, 37 Lake St, Arnolds Park, IA 51331, +1 712 332-2183, toll-free: +1 800 599-6995. Late May to early September.. About 30 rides, including a carousel and one of the oldest wooden roller coasters in the United States. Get a Nutty Bar while you're there. It's ice cream on a stick, coated in chocolate and rolled in chopped peanuts. $30 and up.,
  • 2 Boji Splash Indoor Waterpark. - located in Arnolds Park



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