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.

One of West Des Moines oldest and most active parks is the 62.15 acre Holiday Park. Home to one of the only swirl water slide in Central Iowa, Holiday Park Aquatic Center offers a fun and refreshing place to cool off on a hot summer day. For aquatic center information please call 273-0700.

Holiday Park is also home to the West Des Moines Youth Baseball and the West Des Moines Girls Softball Association. Throughout the summer months the boys and girls of summer are busy at play. Visit the Youth Sports page for more information on youth league sports in West Des Moines.

Facilities include:

For more information call 222-3444 or email


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