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You Can Now Adopt A Park Or Trail In West Des Moines!

Are you tired of seeing trash in a park or on a trail near your home?  Are you ready to do something about it? Now you or your local group can adopt one of West Des Moines' parks or trails and help make a difference in the community!

The Metro Waste Authority has provided all of the signs for the Adopt a Park or Trail program.  The West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department will provide the resources (trash bags, planning help, etc.) to help your group adopt a park or trail. After your group has officially adopted a park or trail, a sign will be placed in the park or by the trail to recognize your sponsoring group and your very appreciated efforts.

What's Involved With Adopting A Park Or Trail?

To see what is required of an adoption group, please review the Adopt a Park or Trail Program and Safety Guidelines.

What Parks Or Trails Can We Adopt?

Parks and Trails Map

Adoptable Parks and Trails

Legion Park  Adopted by WDM Cub Scout Pack 205  Legion, March 2016
Pearson Park  1256 19th Street   
Fairmeadows Park  Adopted by Wells Fargo PLL Accounts Resolutions  
Southwoods Park  Adopted by WDM Boy Scout Troup 242  
Ashawa Park  Adopted by Link Associates  
Quail Cove Park  Adopted by WDM Bankers Trust Company  Bankers Trust Quail Ridge
Crossroads Park  Adopted by Cub Scout Pack 48  
Jaycee Park  Adopted by Ashworth Road Baptist Church  
Meadowview Park  Adopted by Jeff Kinion, Iowa Realty  
Willow Springs Park  Adopted by the Barron Family  
Peony Park  Adopted by ITA Group, Inc.  
Wild Rose Park  Adopted by WDM Bankers Trust Company  Bankers Trust Wild Rose
Brookview Park  Adopted by the Palmer Family  
Valley View Park  Adopted by WDM Bankers Trust Company  Bankers Trust Valley View Park
Maple Grove Park  Adopted by WDM Cub Scout Pack 182  
Raccoon River Park   Adopted by WDM Boy Scout Troup 280  
Woodland Hills Park   Adopted by the Brauckman Family  
Huston Ridge Park   Adopted by Hilltop Church  

Adoptable Trails

Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by Barker Lemar  
Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by Iowa Realty, Jordan Grove Office  
Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by SimplexGrinnell  
Jordan Creek Trail  Adopted by Performance Marketing Group  
Knolls Greenway Trail  Adopted by Shive Hattery  
Ashawa Greenway Trail  Adopted by the Kline Family  Kline cropped
City Campus Pond Trail  Adopted by WDM Christian Church  WDM Christian Church Cleanup-Spring 2016
Westridge Trail    Adopted by the Gobberdiel Family  
Levee Trail  Adopted by Fox Brewing Company  


Ready To Get Going?

Grab your friends, your neighbors, your church group or your colleagues and get started by filling out the online Adopt a Park or Trail Adoption Form.  Make sure that each volunteer in your group completes a Volunteer Information / Release and Waiver of Liability Form before your scheduled cleanup.

We Did A Cleanup.  Now What?

If your group has recently helped clean up a park or trail in West Des Moines, please complete the online Adopt a Park or Trail Cleanup Results Form.

Still Have Questions?

Call 515-222-3444 or email the West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department.

Looking To Do Just A One-Time Park Cleanup?

Call 515-222-3444 to discuss your options.





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