Ashton Wildwood Park is only about 30 minutes NE of Des Moines and houses the Des Moines Astronomical Society’s observatory. There are also wooded hiking trails and softball facilities.
Name: Ashton Wildwood Park
Address: 8755 W 122nd St. N Mingo, IA 50168
Type: Places to hike and places to visit
Trails: Yes, dirt
Other notes: Softball facilities, camping, astronomical observatory.
Official Website: http://www.co.jasper.ia.us/index.aspx?page=115
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