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At Pilgrim Heights, the possibilities for adventure and recreation are boundless. Whether you're a thrill-seeker, nature lover, or simply looking to unwind with family and friends, our wide range of activities cater to people of all ages and interests.

Get ready to make a splash with our exciting water-based activities. Grab a kayak, canoe, or paddle boat and navigate the serene waters of the nearby lake. Feel the exhilaration as you glide across the glass-like surface, surrounded by the awe-inspiring beauty of nature. And for fishing enthusiasts, our catch-and-release fishing spots offer the perfect opportunity to cast your line and reel in the excitement of the moment.

For those seeking casual fun and friendly competition, we offer frisbee golf and horseshoes. Test your aim and agility as you toss the frisbee through the scenic landscape or aim for the perfect horseshoe throw. These games are sure to bring laughter and joy to your time at Pilgrim Heights.

If you're a health enthusiast or simply appreciate the rejuvenating power of nature, our walking trails will captivate your senses. Immerse yourself in the lush surroundings as you stroll along the winding paths, taking in the sights and sounds of the great outdoors. Feel the stress melt away as you connect with the natural beauty that surrounds you.

And for those who enjoy team sports, gather your friends and family for a friendly game of volleyball. Feel the grass court as you spike, dive, and volley your way to victory. It's a fantastic way to bond with loved ones while enjoying the invigorating energy of Pilgrim Heights.

With a sense of excitement and wonder, we invite you to explore the countless recreational activities that await you at Pilgrim Heights. Unleash your adventurous spirit, immerse yourself in nature, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready for an unforgettable experience that promises to ignite your passion for outdoor adventure.


Embark on a kayaking or canoe adventure like no other at Sportsman's Lake, a private 80-acre lake, where serenity and seclusion await. As you glide across the calm waters, a sense of tranquility envelops you, transporting you to a world untouched by the chaos of everyday life. The lake, fringed with vibrant flora and teeming with fascinating fauna, becomes your personal sanctuary, an oasis of natural beauty.

Paddle at your own pace, feeling the gentle breeze caress your skin as you explore the hidden corners of this pristine aquatic haven. Beginners will find solace in the calm waters, their confidence growing with each stroke.

Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this watery wonderland - the symphony of birdsong echoing through towering trees, the gentle rustling of leaves as a light breeze passes by. Let your senses be awakened by the scent of wildflowers wafting from the shoreline, the cool mist that brushes against your skin, and the shimmering reflections of sunlight dancing upon the water's surface.


Pilgrim Heights offers a frisbee golf experience like no other. Picture yourself surrounded by breathtaking natural beauty as you navigate through a challenging yet exhilarating course. With each throw, feel the rush of excitement as your frisbee glides through the air, weaving its way through towering trees and stunning landscapes. This unique twist on a classic sport combines the thrill of frisbee throwing with the strategy of traditional golf. Whether you're a seasoned pro or new to the game, Pilgrim Heights' frisbee golf course will test your skills and leave you craving more. So grab your frisbee, gather your friends, and get ready to embark on a frisbee golf adventure that will create memories to last a lifetime.

Embark on a mesmerizing journey through the natural wonders of Pilgrim Heights, located in the heart of Central Iowa. Our 30-minute walking trail offers an unforgettable eco-tourism experience, immersing you in the beauty of the surrounding landscape.


Get ready to unleash your competitive side and soak up the sun with an array of exciting yard games that will keep you entertained for hours. Challenge your friends to a thrilling game of volleyball on our grass court, where spikes and serves to create an electric atmosphere of friendly rivalry.


For a more laid-back experience, try your hand at horseshoes or test your accuracy with a game of cornhole, as laughter fills the air.


And if you have a green thumb, explore our vibrant community garden and discover the joy of nurturing plants together.


As the sun sets, gather around one of our cozy bonfire rings, where tales are told, marshmallows are toasted, and memories are made. The enchanting ambiance of Pilgrim Heights is perfect for bonding, laughter, and unforgettable moments that will warm your heart for years to come.

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