Highway 71 Reconstruction Information

Please click here for information pertaining to the Highway 71 reconstruction project.  Please note, there will be no road construction between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Access to all businesses along Highway 71 corridor will remain open during all phases of construction.

Highway 71 Public Meeting

The Iowa DOT will meet with the public at 5:00PM on Tuesday, March 7 at the Majestic Pavilion in Arnolds Park. The Iowa DOT will present material pertaining to the Highway 71 reconstruction project and questions from the public are encouraged. More information pertaining to the Highway 71 reconstruction project can be found here: https://iowadot.gov/lakes71


Can I ride my ATV/UTV/Snowmobile on the street? City Ordinance permits ATVs/UTVs/Snowmobiles to operate on City of Okoboji streets. However, the operation of Snowmobiles is not permissible on Highway 71. See Chapter 75 of the City of Okoboji Municipal Code. ATVs/UTVs are permissible on Highway 71. The permissible Highway 71 crossing points in the City […]

Christmas Tree Pick Up & Drop Off Location

WHAT CAN I DO WITH MY NATURAL CHRISTMAS TREES? If you take you Christmas tree to the curb of your property, City Staff will pick up the tree and deliver the tree to one of the drop-off locations to be utilize for the “Burning of the Greens” event during Winter Games.  You do not need […]

Holiday Season City Hall Hours

The City of Okoboji City Hall and Public Works facilities will be closed the following days: Friday, December 23, 2022 Monday, December 26, 2022 Friday, December 30, 2022 Monday, January 2, 2023 From all of us here at the City of Okoboji, we wish you and your family a happy holiday season and new year.


If your garbage/recycling did not get collected today (Monday, November 14, 2022) please leave it out overnight, Waste Management trucks had issues this morning and as a result did not get to everyone. They will be back around tomorrow (Tuesday), but likely not until afternoon. Thank you.