When you are visiting Mt. Vernon, be sure to join in these fun activities around town.
Mt. Vernon is home to a 9 hole golf course located on the North East edge of town. Golf cart rental and storage are available. Mt. Vernon has a very active golf league. For more information, click here or you can contact the golf course at 417-466-7831.
Robert E. Talbot Wildlife Area
Just a few minutes drive from Mt. Vernon is Talbot's Wildlife Reserve. Horse trails, walking trails, and several ponds for fishing are just some of the attractions available. During hunting season, it has an exceptional deer and turkey habitat to satisfy any hunter. For more information, please call 417-452-3879.
Horse Back Riding
The Mt. Vernon Saddle Club is very active and has several rodeos and events throughout the year. It is located at the Northwest Industrial Park.
Fishing can be enjoyed at the Williams Creek Pond, which features a handicap dock. Also, Mt. Vernon is centrally located between Beaver Lake, Stockton Lake, and Table Rock Lake for some of the best fishing the Ozarks has to offer.
Williams Creek Lake
Williams Creek Lake adjoins the Spirit of '76 Park and has handicap fishing dock, asphalt walkway around the pond, and handicap restrooms. Williams Creek Lake offers a relaxing atmosphere for families to picnic, fish, or exercise.
Mt. Vernon has four tennis courts located at the Spirit of '76 Park. The courts are open year round from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Mt. Vernon is very proud of its Olympic size swimming pool located at the "Spirit of '76" Park. The pool offers swimming lessons, water aerobics, and pool parties. You may reach the pool at 417-466-7688 for further information.click here.
If Bingo is your passion, you won't want to miss the weekly Bingo games. The American Legion is hopping on Tuesday nights and the words "Bingo" can be heard for miles around.
Skydiving is available at the Mt. Vernon Airport, which is located on H Highway. Some individuals are adventurous enough to climb into the airplane and parachute down. Others are content to enjoy watching the colorful parachutes descend to the ground and imagine the wonderful view the skydivers are experiencing while floating through the air.
Park Program for children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade.click here.
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