Ogden is blessed with many scenic recreational opportunities. In town, area residents enjoy city parks with a band stand, shelters, children’s play equipment and basketball courts. They can also enjoy a recreational trail that connects the city parks to the Community Center and the Ogden High School, meandering through a prairie wildflower area.
Outside of town, area residents can enjoy a beautiful lake, modern campgrounds, and a challenging golf course at Don Williams Recreation Area. Also near Ogden is Seven Oaks Recreation Center, offering skiing in the winter, a “Gladiator Assault Challenge” in the spring and hiking and canoeing in the summer and fall. Residents also enjoy the nearby Sunstream Retreat Center with a climbing tower and zip lines.
A short drive will take travelers to the Hickory Grove School Museum, the Battin Chapel and a collection of historic bridges including the Humpback Bridge, the Wagon Bridge and the Kate Shelley High Bridge.