The Sparks Foundation County Park is also known as the Sparks Park. This park features The Cascades golf course, a basketball court, a baseball and softball field, a playground area, and a picnic shelter. The Sparks Park also has an urban fishery, including a fishing pier, a walking path, informative signs, and a large picnic gazebo. Don't forget to stop by the Cascades Ice Cream Co, featuring "Frozen Dome Malts", open March through September. The Sparks Park is the home of many featured events such as the Midwest’s largest Cascades Civil War Muster and spectacular fireworks shows every year displaying the manmade waterfall, The Cascades [Link to the Cascades business listing].