Parks, Facilities & Trails

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Digital Parks and Trails Map - Interactive map of the West Des Moines parks and trails system. Use to find a nearby park or to measure trail distances.

Printable Parks and Trails Map - A comprehensive map of the West Des Moines parks and trails system

Printable Park Amenities Matrix - A listing of the amenities available at each park in West Des Moines

Tobacco and Nicotine-Free Parks - View the FAQ's about this new ordinance

Trail Ethics - Things to keep in mind when using trails

City Code - Learn more about park rules and regulations in Title 7, Chapter 11

P&R Special Events Application Materials

Open Water Swim Permit Application

Volunteer Information/Release Form

For more information please call 222-3444 or email



Search the listing of West Des Moines facilities, click each photo to find out more.

  • Woodland Hills

    Woodland Hills
    1. Address:1230 S. 95th Street
      West Des Moines, IA 50266
    1. Grill
    2. Multi-Use Trail
    3. Parking Lot
    4. Picnic Tables
    5. Play Equipment
    6. Restroom Building
    7. Shelter - first come, first serve
    8. Soccer/Playfield
    1. Parks

 Woodland Hills Playground

Woodland Hills Park is West Des Moines' newest neighborhood park. Located adjacent to Woodland Hills Elementary, this 8 acre park features special  water quality measures including parking lot permeable pavers, bio retention cells and soil restoration areas. Because of Woodland Hills Park's proximity to a school, alcohol is not permitted in the park.

Facilities include:

  • Picnic shelter with grill (first come, first serve)
  • Restrooms (open April 15 - October 15, weather permiting)
  • Play equipment
  • Large open playfield
  • Biking/walking trail
  • Parking lot

For more information please call 222-3444 or email

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