The City of Marceline is proud to offer
a variety of parks and recreational facilities to the public.
Ripley Park: Ripley Park is
located in Downtown Marceline and features 4 acres of beautiful
grass, trees, and a pond. Several events are held in Ripley
Park throughout the year, with the biggest event
being the 4th of July. Ripley Park houses a lot of history in the City,
including an early 1900 steam engine that Walt Disney personally visited in the 1950's.
Marceline Municipal Swimming Pool:
This $2.5 million state-of-the-art facility was designed by Larkin
Aquatics and constructed by Carrothers Construction. Together as a
team, Larkin and Carrothers have completed twenty-five projects
utilizing technologies and systems to create cutting-edge swimming
pools for municipalities that will be enjoyed for years to come.
Marceline Parks & Recreation had over 135 children playing baseball over the
summer, with a game almost every night! Featuring three ball fields,
children get to play a lot of ball games and have practices. A new
concession stand has been added for visitors to better enjoy the games.
South City Park (Country Club):
This park is over 16 acres, featuring two shelter houses that can be
reserved by the public and the Country Club Lake that is great for
fishing! The country club
also has a walking/jogging/biking trail (approximately 1.1 mile) that
the public can enjoy all year-round!
New Reservoir: The "new res" city lake
has over 175 acres of water for fishing and duck hunting. The lake is known for great bass, catfish and crappie
fishing. Waterfowl hunting is allowed on lake. The lake also has a boat
ramp and restrooms.
Old Reservoir: The "old res" is 62 acres of water with great fishing and
waterfowl hunting. Visitors can enjoy a fishing dock, restroom and a boat