Parks, Facilities & Trails

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The weeks-long process of winter weatherization of WDM parks has started. Please be aware that this means water has been turned off to park restrooms and drinking fountains. 

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 parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

 

 

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
    Amenities:
    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
    Categories:
    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 parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

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