Ironwood Park (aka Pirate ship Park)- Altoona, Iowa

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Ironwood Park (aka Pirate ship Park) is a unique playground with lots of pirate elements! Kids can “walk the plank”, see the giant Moai statue, or run up the large hills.

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Information:

Name: Ironwood Park (aka Pirate ship Park)
Address: 2380 3rd Ave SW Altoona, IA 50009 – my Google Maps takes me somewhere close, but not exact. Use the intersection of 3rd Avenue SW and 24th St SW Altoona, IA for a closer end-point.
Type: Places to play
Bathrooms: Yes, non-flush
Shade: Yes, shaded shelter
Playground: Yes
Trails: Yes, paved
Water: No
Other notes: Tennis, basketball. Really unique playground with a wobble-y plank, sea monster, and some cool hills that would be perfect for sledding.Public art.
Official Website:   http://www.altoona-iowa.com/download/City%20Departments/Parks/PARKS%20GRID.pdf
DSMOF Blog posts:

Summer 2016 visit
Other things nearby of note:
If you’re looking for other places to get outside, check back-in with the interactive map!

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