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



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Meadowview Park, located in the west central part of West Des Moines, is a neighborhood park that offers something for all ages to enjoy! Situated in the middle of a residential area, the 7 acre park is full of activity throughout the year. Meadowview is also home to the WDM Rotary Club Garden. The flower beds are full of a variety of perennial flowers that bring a rainbow of colors to the park each summer. A large natural area in the middle of the park adds diversity and wildlife habitat.

Facilities include:

  • Picnic shelter with grill (first come, first serve)
  • Restooms (open April 15 - October 15, weather permitting)
  • Play equipment
  • Large open playfield
  • Basketball court

For more information please call 222-3444 or email

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