Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department

News and Information


Storybook Land and Land of Oz
Please note the following hours of operation at Wylie Park for August and September.
August 13 Paddleboats closed for the season

Brown County Fair Week: (Concession Stands, Gift shop and Train, Roller Coaster, Carousel and Balloon Rides)
August 14 – August 16 (Monday – Wednesday): Hours – 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
August 17 – August 19 (Thursday – Saturday): Hours – 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
August 20 (Sunday): Hours – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

August Hours:


August 21 – August 25 (Monday-Friday)
Gift Shop, Food stands, Balloon Ride, Train, Roller Coaster & Carousel: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Campground Hours – 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

August 26 (Saturday) – August 27 (Sunday) Concession stands, Gift shop and Train, Roller Coaster, Carousel and Balloon Rides Hours of Operation – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Campground Hours – 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

August 28 (Monday) – September 1 (Friday):
Concession Stands, Gift shop, Balloon, Train & Carousel Rides: 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Campground Hours – 12:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

September Hours:


Labor Day Weekend – September 2 (Saturday) – September 4 (Monday)
Concession Stands, Gift shop and Train, Roller Coaster, Carousel and Balloon Rides:
Hours of operation – 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Campground Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Weekends in September (Saturday & Sunday) ending on September 17
Campground Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Visitor Center Concession Stand and Gift Shop Hours: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Storybook Train will run from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday

For further information, contact the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department at 626-7015.

Lee Park Golf Course and the Pro Shop
OPEN FOR PLAY. For more information call 626-7092 and check out the Website.

Wylie Park Campground
Wylie Park Campground is open for the 2017 camping season

Wylie Park 2018 Camping Reservations will begin Monday, January 8, 2018.  Reservations can be made :
                Over the Phone at (605)626-3512 or 1-888-326-9693
                In Person: Parks and Recreations Offices at 225 3rd Ave SE

Employment Opportunities
Job descriptions for all of our current positions may be viewed here.
To download a printable job application, click this link.


Administrative Staff


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