Open September – June. Built, owned and operated by a Marion family since 1937, the Idyl Wyld has been rolling out family fun for over 70 years! And there is plenty to do besides skating…we have an arcade complete with vide games, pool tables and ski ball. Trade in the tickets you win for cool prizes. Visit our website for current admission and pricing schedules. See you on the rink!
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Scenic path that follows the Mississinewa River and stretches for 2.25 miles. The walkway begins at Washington Street bridge and 1st Street, and extends through Matter Park, providing a trail system for recreation and physical fitness. Walk, jog, run, bike, roller-blade – this paved trail is perfect for all types of activity. Families and children love this trail!
Open year round. The largest and oldest park in Marion, possessing a strong naturalistic character, is the center for many festivals. Don’t miss the native beauty of the butterfly/wildflower garden! Within the park are softball and baseball fields, grills, restrooms, picnic areas, shelters, playgrounds, tennis courts, a fishing pond, disc golf course, volleyball courts, and a walking trail.
The Sweetser Switch Trail is the ideal place for walking, running, bicycling, roller blading and horseback riding. A paved and stoned trail stretches for one mile with beautiful landscaping, benches, shelters, and tables for picnics. The trail includes a 1916 wooden caboose, restored parlor car, and mail car for different recreational events. The Sweetser Switch Trail Pumpkin Walk is held annually in the latter part of October. Located 5 blocks South of State Road 18.