Fort Des Moines Park – Des Moines, Iowa

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Fort Des Moines Park has a small arboretum, playground, and trail going around the lake.

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Information:

Name: Fort Des Moines Park
Address: 7200 SE 5th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
Type: Places to play and hike
Bathrooms: Unknown
Shade: Yes, shaded shelters
Playground: Yes
Trails: Yes, mix of dirt and paved
Water: Yes, lake
Other notes: Has an arboretum, fishing, boat ramp. Established on the site of a 1903 calvary post. Reserve-able shelter. Trail map: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/parks-trails/9-fort-des-moines-park/map-detail/
Official Website:   https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/parks-trails/9-fort-des-moines-park/
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