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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  • Wild Rose Park

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    1. Address:6801 Cody Drive
      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
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Wild Rose Park, located just a couple blocks north of Jordan Creek Town Center, offers a great place to enjoy a picnic lunch or kick a soccer ball around for one of West Des Moines' growing neighborhoods. The large flat playfield is great for a team practice or a friendly game of kick ball!

Facilities include:

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

For more information please call 222-3444 or email

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