Ashley Okland Star Playground at Ewing Park – Park Visit

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In light of the upcoming beautiful weather forecast, I’m pulling from my saved photos to share how much we love Ashley Okland Star Park, over on the east side of Des Moines! I think it’s a little confusing on paper; a playground within a different park, a hidden nature trail, etc. but it’s well worth the drive. This is one of my favorite parks to recommend for people who have a younger toddler and older child to entertain, there are lots of unique features for all ages. The rubber footing makes it ideal if you’d like to avoid mud, too. (These pictures are all from different visits, if you’re wondering about any foliage discrepancies.)

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