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



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

  • Maple Grove Park

    Maple Grove
    1. Address:9350 Chalk Street
      West Des Moines, IA 50266
    2. Phone:(515) 222-3444
    3. Capacity:N/A
    1. Backstop
    2. Basketball Court
    3. Grill
    4. Multi-Use Trail
    5. Parking Lot
    6. Picnic Tables
    7. Play Equipment
    8. Restroom Building
    9. Shelter - first come, first serve
    10. Soccer/Playfield
    11. Tennis Court
    1. Parks

Maple Grove2

Maple Grove park sits directly adjacent to Maple Grove Elementary School on the city's northwest side. The park is a collaboration between the City of West Des Moines and the Waukee Community School District.

Facilities include:

  • Picnic shelter with grill (first come, first serve)
  • Restrooms (open April 15 - October 15, weather permitting)
  • Play equipment (shared with Maple Grove Elementary School)
  • Large open playfield
  • Basketball court
  • .52 mile loop trail
  • Tennis court
  • Backstop
  • Parking lot

For more information please call 222-3444 or email

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