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Seven Oaks, “Your Destination for Outdoor Recreation” offers a wide range of activities, many unique to Iowa, including snow boarding, skiing, snow tubing, river floats and more. We provide fun and relaxation for diverse ages that want to socialize...more
2 hours for four people. Had the whole course to ourselves. Great course - spread out, but good cover to move around to. MUCH nicer than the metro area’s indoor options.
The staff was extremely helpful, even helping try to fix my son’s broken gun....More
Thank Brian L
joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018
Thank you for the review! We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again.
We rented a canoe and a kayak for a September afternoon float down the Des Moines river from Hwy 30 down to E57 west of Luther. Central Iowa has had a bit of a drought recently and the river water level was low, and the...More
Thank Kevin W
joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2017
Staff is helpful. I have only been for winter openings, but will have to go sometime in summer.
It's a great place to go and break out some wintertime cobwebs. Although I own my own skies, they do offer rentals. They have a chairlift. Of...More
Thank Randy K
joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2017
And apparently, they have wedding parties out here as well! Family friendly place with canoes and tubing equipment and buses to haul people up and down the river in the summer and some nice smaller slopes and a chairlift for skiing in the winter, including...More
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joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017
Our family went tubing on the Fourth of July. The weather was conducive to outdoor recreation, so we made a last-minute plan to go tubing. I made reservations at 10:00am for our family of five to launch at 12:30pm. What a wonderful afternoon! We were...More
joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2017
Thank you for the great review! I will make sure I share with our staff.
I came with a 4H group and their families for a Sunday of skiing. Most in the group had never been skiing, and I even had my four children ages 11, 8, 4, and 3. Though not a huge ski area, it is very well...More
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joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2017
Ben, I am happy to hear that your experience at Seven Oaks was a GREAT one. We try very hard to make sure each and every person that walks through our doors has a great time.
As a parent myself, I know how awesome it...More
Seven Oaks is great! You can float/paddle/hike/bike/camp/paintball in the summer. They also hold special events like weddings, and 5k fun runs. Their are only port-o-potties up at the camp grounds but you can drive down to the lodge for a shower is need be. Campsites...More
I had heard co workers talk about tubing near Boone and thought I would NEVER do that. We had a last minute trip out of town get cancelled so we decided not to let our friends weekend be wasted. We had planned on being in...More
We were cancelled on Thursday due to high water (not their fault). We rescheduled for Friday. Emailed again that the trip was cancelled due to high water (again not their fault). Even though we had indicated that Friday was the last day that we were...More
joel b, General Manager at Seven Oaks Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2016
I am sorry that we could not make it work for you. With the high waters mid week, our phone was ringing non stop with people re-booking their floats with us. Our most popular time slots were filling up quickly.
Thank you for your input.
Our most popular float is our trip #1 which is an 8 mile 2-4 hour trip. Times vary depending on time paddling vs floating and time spent at sandbars....you just need to be completed by 6 pm on the day of your... More
Our most popular float is our trip #1 which is an 8 mile 2-4 hour trip. Times vary depending on time paddling vs floating and time spent at sandbars....you just need to be completed by 6 pm on the day of your float. Cost is $50 per canoe and is based on 2 people per canoe. complete info can be found on our website or by calling us in the office at 515-432-9457.