Kayak and canoe park now open in Mason City

(ABC 6 News) – Mason City’s new kayak-canoe-fishing park is now open.

Members of the community a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication. The new kayak-canoe-fishing park is located on the Winnebago River just South of the 12th Street Northeast bridge.

The park features two portage ramps as well a paved walking and biking path that connects to existing trails in the area.

Officials say there’s also a so-called "fish ladder" that provides a route for better fish migration for anglers.