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The town of Washington has a variety of activities to choose from, fulfilling the interests of the communities various hobbies and recreational pastimes. Whether you are looking for a quiet, scenic and country activity or you want to ‘live it up’, Washington has just what you are looking for. Click Here for PDF of Points of Interests, Camps, Trails and Recreation

The Barn Quilts of Washington County is a unique project designed to celebrate the agricultural heritage of the area. Over 120 beautiful, folk art, wooden quilt patches are displayed on barns, corn cribs and other significant buildings and can be viewed from the road during a relaxing tour of the country. Note Cards, collectible pins, tour maps and brochures are available to the community at the Washington Chamber of Commerce.

For those who are looking to ‘Live it Up’, in a stylish and exciting environment, Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is the place for you. Located just 15 minutes north of Washington, the casino and resort is Iowa’s all in one luxury destination. Stepping through the doors you will find yourself surrounded by a Las Vegas inspired casino that will captivate you with its cascading water, dramatically lite bar and lounge, flashy cars and live weekend entertainment. You will find outstanding personal service and venues including; 5 restaurants, catered to meet any culinary desire, top of the line relaxation and beauty services at their exclusive Salon & Spa and shopping opportunities at one of many onsite shops.  For a world-class golfing experience, Blue Top Ridge golf course will provide a challenging 18-hole game and beautiful scenery.

Guests can find comfortable and luxurious hotel accommodations during their visit in one of the modern rooms there at the Riverside Resort. There they will have access to the indoor/outdoor pool and hot tub.

Kewash TrailWashington also offers seemingly endless wildlife and nature attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Nature trails such as the 13-mile Kewash used for biking, skiing, hiking and nature watching are a wonderful way to enjoy a day of recreation. Further attractions in the area include educational conservation center, fishing, hunting, canoeing and kayaking at the River, and a variety of flora and fauna for the viewing pleasure of all who come to our town. For more information on these please check out the Parks & Recreation tab here on the Chamber’s website.