Dale Maffitt Reservoir – Des Moines, Iowa


Dale Maffitt Reservoir is a large lake with lots of water birds and a grass nature trail around it. It’s a part of the Des Moines Water Works Park.

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Name: Dale Maffitt Reservoir
Address: 12460 Maffitt Lake Road, Cumming, Iowa, 50061
Type: Places to get take a hike
Bathrooms: Yes
Shade: Unknown
Playground: No
Trails: Yes, grass
Water: Yes, lake
Other notes: Nature trail is approximately 4.5 miles around the lake. Several docks that extend into the water. Trail map found here.
Official Website: http://www.dmww.com/parks-events/maffitt-reservoir/
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