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 parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

 

 

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Pearson Shelterview availability_request rental

Located in the northeast part of the city, Pearson Park has long been a favorite among West Des Moines residents. Known for its mature trees, quaint bridge over a small brook, rolling hills and brilliant display of Daffodils each spring- Pearson Park is a 8.49 acre natural oasis apart from the busy grind of day to day life.

Facilities include:

  • A rentable picnic shelter with grill
  • Restrooms (open April 15 - October 15, weather permitting)
  • Play equipment
  • Large open playfield with shady areas provided by mature trees
  • Basketball court
  • Parking lot

For more information please call 222-3444 or email parkrec@wdm.iowa.gov

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