Beautify and enhance

Enhancing Lake Okoboji for the residents and visitors of today and tomorrow

Beautify and enhance

Enhancing Lake Okoboji for the residents and visitors of today and tomorrow

Beautify and enhance

Enhancing Lake Okoboji for the residents and visitors of today and tomorrow

Beautify and enhance

Enhancing Lake Okoboji for the residents and visitors of today and tomorrow

Beautify and enhance

Enhancing Lake Okoboji for the residents and visitors of today and tomorrow

Project Goals

Imagine Iowa Great Lakes creates a strategic vision to guide beautification and enhancement efforts in the Okoboji area, specifically along the Highway 71 corridor. Imagine Iowa Great Lakes goals include:

  • Improving the visual quality, environment, and safety;
  • Strengthening the connection to the lakes;
  • Enhancing the natural environment; and,
  • Introducing elements and themes that evoke the spirit of the Iowa Great Lakes region.

In the News

Lakes Area News: Construction project begins on recreational trails

https://ktiv.com/2021/05/27/lakes-area-news-construction-project-begins-on-recreational-trails/

Imagine Iowa Great Lakes Targets Area of Lake Street For Latest Project

https://kicdam.com/news/170071-imagine-iowa-great-lakes-targets-area-of-lake-street-for-latest-project/

Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Talks Five-Year Plan During Annual Meeting

https://kicdam.com/news/170071-iowa-lakes-corridor-development-talks-five-year-plan-during-annual-meeting/

Imagine Iowa Great Lakes Announces More Detailed Plans For Trail Head Project In Spirit Lake

https://www.exploreokoboji.com/news/news-stories/imagine-iowa-great-lakes-announces-more-detailed-plans-for-trail-head-project-in-spirit-lake/

This Week Marks The Observance Of National Travel & Tourism Week

(Arnolds Park)-- This week marks the observance of National Travel and Tourism Week. Rebecca Peters of Okoboji Tourism tells KUOO news this year's theme is “Power of Travel”... "I think that that definitely rings true right here in the Iowa Great Lakes Area, because...

Improvements Planned For First Promenade Arch At Arnolds Park

(Arnolds Park)-- Some improvements are being made to the first arch on the Preservation Plaza promenade walkway in Arnolds Park. Michele Goodenow, Executive Director of Imagine Iowa Great Lakes, says LED lighting is being installed in the arch, which will light the...

Arnolds Park City Council Authorizes Imaging Iowa Great Lakes To Proceed With Design Concepts For Two Crosswalk Murals

(Arnolds Park)-- Two crosswalks on West Broadway in Arnolds Park will be getting a little more colorful this upcoming spring and summer. The City Council Wednesday evening authorized Imagine Iowa Great Lakes to complete design concepts for murals to be painted on...

Iowa Lakeside Lab, Imagine Iowa Great Lakes Launch New Artist in Residence Program

For Immediate ReleaseThursday, October 8, 2020 Milford, Iowa – Iowa Lakeside Laboratory and Imagine Iowa Great Lakes today launched a new Public Art & Ecology Artist in Residence (AIR) program. The program will result in the creation of interactive, artistic...