The City of Forest City
By: Heather Kite
Where Nature's Close And Friends Are Closer
Forest City, Iowa
The RiverView Restaurant
The RiverView restaurant is placed in the beautiful Lodge Hotel. From sandwiches to fine- dining The RiverView restaurant is a great place for a party or get together. Come on down to the RiverView restaurant and enjoy your time.
Saturday-- 5pm-8pm for dinner only
Monday-- 5pm-8pm for dinner and 11am–2PM for lunch
Tuesday-- 15pm-8pm for dinner and 11am–2PM for lunch
Wednesday-- 5pm-8pm for dinner and 11am–2PM for lunch
Thursday-- 5pm-8pm for dinner and 11am–2PM for lunch
Friday-- 5pm-8pm for dinner and11am–2PM for lunch
The average cost for this restaurant goes anywhere from $5.99 lunch special to $19.99 12oz Rib-eye entrees
The average cost of this restaurant goes anywhere from $4.50-$8.00 during lunch and $6.25-$16.00 during dinner.
Scoopy Doo's Ice Cream & More
Scoopy Doo's Ice Cream & More is a fun hangout for teens and kids of all ages. It is located on Clark Street and a good place to take the kids in the summer. With the best Ice Cream in town and a great variety. Come to Scoopy Doo's and spend time with the Family.
Autumn and Winter
Saturday-- 11am-7pmSunday-- Closed
Spring and Summer
The average cost of this restaurant goes anywhere from soft sever children Ice Cream cone for $1.50 to paninis for$7.99
The Forest Theater
A volunteer, non-profit, fun-filled, affordable movie theatre. The movies rotate every 1-2 weeks on Fridays. It is a perfect place to spend your weekend or to go with a group of friends. Whatever your reason is, come on down and enjoy your time.
Sunday-- 4:00pm and 7:00pm
The cost for a ticket for someone under the age of 12 cost only $3 and for anyone over that age, it is $4 and the price for snakes varies on what you are buying.
Super Bowl Bowling Ally
For the cost of a game call the number below.
The YMCA has a gym, weight lifting, a gym, workout room, pool, and an indoor track. The YMCA is the place to be for whatever age you are. If you are an athletic teen you can shoot some hoops, if you are with your family you can go to the game room or just swim. Whatever it is you want to do I am sure you can find something fun to do with the family, group of friends, or even by yourself. Enjoy your time at the YMCA.
Monday-- 5:30am – 9:00pm
Tuesday-- 5:30am – 9:00pm
Wednesday-- 5:30am – 9:00pm
Thursday-- 5:30am – 9:00pm
Friday-- 5:30am – 8:00pm
Saturday-- 7:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday-- 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Monday-- 5:30am – 8:00pm
Tuesday-- 5:30am – 8:00pm
Wednesday-- 5:30am – 8:00pm
Thursday-- 5:30am – 8:00pm
Friday-- 5:30am – 7:00pm
Saturday-- 7:00am – 12:00pm
The cost to come to the YMCA without a membership is only $5/person for one day or you can buy a membership ranging from $15-$50
Pilot Knob State Park
With Iowa’s second highest point here it is a must see. With a beautiful amphitheater and quiet surroundings, this is the perfect place to have a nice picnic or go hiking it is all up to your imagination. Pilot Knob also has 60 campsites (48 have electrical hookups) and hidden within the 700-acre park is Dead Mans Lake. Come on down to Pilot Knob and have an amazing day.
Forest City Family Aquatic Center
If you want to swim just for a day and not buy a membership you only have to pay $4 per person. If you do want to buy a membership is $120.00 for a family pass and that goes all through the summer or you can buy a single pass for $80.00. If you are only going to stay awhile you can buy a
15 daypunch card which cost $50.00.
Bear Creek Golf Course
A fun filled 18 hole golf course with a bar and a restaurant. You could spend your whole day playing and then have some dinner at the restaurant. This golf course also offers two of the holes right on the edge of "The Riverview Restaurant" so you could just stop in there and eat if you are that far or just eat at the course's restaurant there. It doesn't matter where you want to eat just enjoy your time at the "Bear Creek Golf Course" and get that hole-in-one.
Tuesday-- League night
Wednesday-- Women's night
Thursday-- Men's night
Friday-- Couple's league
If you are going to go to the golf course before you come call and let them know that you are coming. Bring your own clubs, balls, and tees.