Parks, Facilities & Trails

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 West Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department COVID-19 Information

Until further notice, the maximum number of persons allowed in the shelters has been reduced to adhere to the social distancing requirements.

Park Shelter


American Legion Park

32 people

Brookview Park

12 people

Crossroads Park

(Rental of Crossroads Park shelter includes reservation of the adjacent open playfield.)

16 people

Fairmeadows Park

12 people

Pearson Park

32 people

Raccoon River Park

Biddle Rotary Shelter

Coneflower Shelter A

Coneflower Shelter B

Coneflower Shelter C


18 people

12 people

12 people

12 people

Valley View Park      20 people                     

Florer Park is located along the northern edge of Holiday Park in one of West Des Moines' more established neighborhoods. Nestled in the trees, the 1.45 acre park offers limited but unique facilities. The park provides a peaceful place to picnic and is also home to the nicest horseshoe courts in West Des Moines. Every summer several horseshoe tournaments are held at the park including the 4th of July Classic and the Iowa Senior Games.

Facilities include:

  • Picnic shelter with grill (first come, first serve)
  • 16 court horseshoe facility
  • Parking lot

For more information please call 222-3444 or email

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